Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection

Common reed (phragmites australis)
Introduction -- Physical characteristics of phragmites australis -- Life history traits of phragmites australis -- Native vs. non-native phragmites -- Phragmites habitat -- Phragmites in the ecological community -- Economical impacts of phragmites -- Management of phragmites -- Community-based stewardship of phragmites -- Predictions for the future -- References -- Appendix -- Important contacts., by Adam Challice . --, Includes: final research report; bibliography; appendix., Completed for: Cameron Proctor at Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters; Supervising Professor: Tom Whillans, Trent University; Trent Centre for community-based education., Date of project submission: April 2007., Includes bibliographic references (p. 10-12)., ERSC 316H, Community Based Natural Resource Management, Community-based research project.
Community assessment of services of battered women in rural central Ontario
Introduction -- Literature review -- Methodology -- Findings -- Discussions -- Recommendations -- References -- Appendix., Kazuyo Deguchi. --, Includes questionnaire., Includes recommendations., Includes bibliographic references., Sociology 490 - Reading Course.
Invasion of the round goby (negobius melanostomus) in Great Lake tributaries
Invasive species are a continuing issue for Ontario, in both terrestrial and aquatic environments. The round goby is an example of this. This study focuses on the distribution of round gobies within Great Lake tributaries and the impact of barriers., Abstract -- Introduction -- Methods -- Results -- Discussion -- Conclusion -- References -- Appendix A -- Appendix B., by Bethany Waite. --, Includes: final research report; bibliography; appendices., Completed for: Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters; Supervising Professor: Michael Fox, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-based education., Date of project submission: April 2008., Includes bibliographic references., ERSC 384H, Environmental Resource Science, Community-based research project.
ROC needs assessment in response to domestic violence
Introduction -- Literature review -- Reason for research -- The setting -- Methodology -- Results -- Recommendations -- Conclusion -- References -- Appendix., by Jennifer Brinkhurst., Includes questionnaire., Date of project completion: August 29, 2002., Includes references., Sociology 492.
Violence in the workplace
The first half of this paper concerns publications that focus on prevention of physical violence. The second half of this paper discusses methods to prevent other forms of workplace violence, mainly interpersonal conflict, verbal abuse, and colleague sabotage., Executive summary -- Introduction -- Review of workplace violence prevention techniques. Prevention of physical violence. Screening and selection. Policies and procedures. Environmental approaches. Behavioural and administrative approaches. The "ideal" WPV prevention policy. Zero tolerance policies. Risk assessments. Joint Union/management policies. Employee assistance programs. ASAP program. Staff support groups. Prevention of interpersonal conflict, verbal abuse, and sabotage. Toxic behaviour and sabotage. What is a healthy work environment? Characteristics of a positive work culture. Stress reduction and workplace violence. Organizational support and workplace violence -- Conclusions -- Suggestions for further work -- Bibliography., by Jennifer Nash. --, Includes final research report., Completed for: Lynn Zimmer, Y.W.C.A. ; Supervising Professor, Joan Ayre, T.C.C.B.E., Date of project completion: April 2005., Includes bibliographic references (p. 26)., NURS 302 - Community health nursing care.
YWCA court support project
The purpose of this project was to help supplement local YWCA research and inform a local domestic abuse intiative interested in creating a collaborative hub. This report is broken into two sections - a literature review and a research paper, and althought the two, at first, seem unrelated, they are very much connected., Acknowledgments -- Executive summary -- Key words -- Literature review -- Enhancing synergy between domestic abuse agencies in a multidisciplinary setting: Challenges and best practices -- Bibliography., by Rachelia Giardino. --, Completed for: YWCA Peterborough, Victoria & Haliburton. Supervising Professor: Casey Ready. Term: Fall-Winter 2011-2012., Includes bibliography., CAST 4770 - Studies in Canadian Social Policy.
impact of Ontario education policies on queer issues in high school curriculum
This report outlines the healthy living sections of Ontario's Health and physical education curriculum for grades nine through twelve. It also looks at Ontario's Safe School Act as a foundation for individual Boards to create safe learning environments for all students. The report also examines Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board's Equity and Diversity policy, Safe Schools Policy and the Selection of learning resources policy. The report concludes that OPIRG's proposed 'Queer Workshops" can be implemented in Peterborough high schools., Introduction -- Section A: First things first. A1: Defining key terms. A2: Why address queer issues? A3: Education cuts. A4: Ontario Human Rights Commission -- Section B: Provincial level. B1: Safe Schools Act. B2: Reason for curriculum. B3.1: Health and Physical Education Curriculum 9-10. B.3.2: Health and Physical Education Curriculum 11-12 -- Section C: Peterborough level. C1: Area of Kawartha Pine Ridge School Board. C2: Policies -- Section D: What has worked and why? D1: G.L.E.S.N. D2: Toronto District School Board policies. D3: T.E.A.C.H. (Planned Parenthood, Toronto). D4: Triangle Program -- Section E: Conclusions and recommendations. E1: Provincial level: Curriculum and policy. E2: Local level: Policy -- Bibliography -- Appendix., by Jessica May Ludgate. --, Includes: final research report; bibliography., Completed for: Sarah Lamble at the Ontario Public Interest Research Group Peterborough; Supervising professor: Margaret Hobbs, Trent University; Trent Centre for community-based education., Date of project submission: April 2003., Includes bibliographic references., WMST/CAST/POLI 400, Women's Studies, Community-Based Research Project.
synthesis of the current literature on the distribution, life history, and impacts associated with invasive rainbow smelt (osmerus mordax)
This report represents a synthesis of the current relevant literature on the life history characteristics and impacts associated with invasive rainbow smelt (Osmerus mordax) in Ontario., By: Andrew Chard. --, Completed for: Francine Macdonald at the Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters; Supervisor: Tom Whillans, Trent University; Trent Centre for Community-based education., Date of project submission: April 2008., Includes bibliographic references., ERST 316H, Environmental and Resource Studies, Community-based research project.

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