1. Resources & Publications

    Webinar Recording: Niagara Youth Court Screening Initiative

    This is the second webinar in the INTERVENTIONS IN PRACTICE webinar series, highlighting evidence-informed interventions implemented as part of the Systems Improvement through Service Collaboratives (SISC) initiative. In this webinar, participants: learned how the Niagara community developed a shared vision to create a coordinated community response for youth with mental health and addiction issues...
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    Knowledge Mobilization and Healthy Youth Initiatives at Brock’s Lifespan Centre – Event Recording

    This is an event recording of the February 15, 2017 webinar with presenter Jayne Morrish. 31 participants joined this event from 17 different organizations across Niagara. During this webinar the presenter defined knowledge mobilization, discussed how knowledge mobilization has changed the research process, explored how Brock University’s Lifespan Centre is conceptualizing knowledge...
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    Game On: Sport Participation as a Vehicle for Positive Development for Youth Facing Barriers

    Sport is the most popular extra-curricular activity for youth across Canada and has been identified as an important environment to foster psychosocial development in youth. It is particularly important for youth who face multiple barriers and vulnerabilities, as identified in Stepping Up: A Strategic Framework to Help Ontario’s Youth Succeed...
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    It Starts Here: YMCA Annual Report To The Community 2015-2016

    This annual report includes a summary of the key statistics, financial highlights, donors and community stories from 2015-2016 Published By: YMCA Niagara Publication Date: 2017  
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    Brock University Lifespan Development Research Centre Infographic – Youth Mental Health

    This infographic summarizes current Brock University Lifespan Development Research Centre research focusing on mental health issues and other relevant initiatives occurring at the Lifespan Centre. Published By: Brock University Lifespan Development Research Centre Publication Date: 2016
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    Youth Lifestyle Choices Niagara

    This infographic summarizes research from the Niagara Youth Lifestyle Choices research project – highlighting key research findings for Niagara’s youth. Published By: Brock University Lifespan Development Research Centre Publication Date: 2016
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    Research Snapshot – Risk-Taking Propensity in Adolescence: Is the Pattern the Same for Males and Females?

    This research snapshot explores sex differences in the development of impulse control and sensation seeking among adolescents — two traits important in risk-taking. Authors: Shulman, E. P., Harden, K. P., Chein, J. M., & Steinberg, L. Published By: Brock University Centre for Lifespan Development Research Publication Date: 2015
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    Research Snapshot – Brain Activity, Peers and Personality: Associations with Adolescent Risk-Taking

    This research snapshot explores how brain activity, peer influence and personality may related to risk-taking among adolescents. Authors: Segalowitz, S. J., Santesso, D. L., Willoughby, T., Reker, D. L., Campbell, K., Chalmers, H., & Rose- Krasnor, L. Published By: Brock University Centre for Lifespan Development Publication Date: 2012

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