Community-based Research Working Group

Members: 
Eileen Kelly-Freake, AXIS
Rob McLennan, Stella's Circle
Tim Turner, Murphy Centre
Kim White, Coalition of Persons with Disabilities
Taylor Stocks

The CBR Working Group connects community partners who are interested in research in the career and employment field. Its long term goal is to create a culture of cross-sectoral collaboration that positions the province at the leading edge of strategic learning.

Quarterly Activity: 
  • Explore shared research questions
  • Support the development of new NLCAHR Work & Health Research Exchange Group
  • Develop a shared Exit Interview Tool for CCEPP partners
  • Investigate how partners are currently measuring effectiveness
  • Create outline for paper that outlines innovation in employment services on the Avalon
Team Type: 

Working Committee

Purpose: 
To ensure that all individuals have equitable access to employment opportunities
To build research connections with other sectors
To identify and share promising practices within our partnership as an effective tool for strategic learning
To support innovation in community based programs and services that is driven by strategic learning
To help employers gain a deeper understanding about complex barriers
Authority: 

The CBR Working Group shares its vision and success with the CCEPP Advisory Team. 

Meetings: 

Quarterly

Deliverables: 

2015

  • Completed Jurisdictional Review of employment services in Canada
  • Hosted Community-based Research Lunch & Learn
  • Created Community-based Reporting Documents