Crime Prevention Inventory

Crime Prevention Inventory

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Aboriginal EMPATHIC Program

The Aboriginal Emotional Maturity Problem-Solving & Awareness Targeting Higher Impulse Control (EMPATHIC) Program is a school-based curriculum. It is based upon the Promoting Alternative Thinking...

Age group: Late childhood (7-11)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous
Topic: Aggressive/violent behaviours, Antisocial/deviant behaviours
Implementation location: Nova Scotia
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Action Intersectorielle pour le Développement des Enfants et leur Sécurité (A.I.D.E.S.)

The Action Intersectorielle pour le Développement des Enfants et leur Sécurité (A.I.D.E.S.) program used an approach that was developed in England which aims to offer more targeted and personalized...

Age group: Early childhood (0-6), Late childhood (7-11)
Population served: Families, Placed out-of-home
Topic: Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Family (domestic) violence/child maltreatment
Implementation location: Quebec
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Alternative Suspension (AS)

Alternative Suspension (AS) is a program aimed at providing tailored interventions and support to youth who have been suspended from school or who are at-risk of being suspended; AS is designed to...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: No specific targeted population
Topic: Academic issues, Aggressive/violent behaviours, Antisocial/deviant behaviours
Implementation location: Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Quebec, Saskatchewan
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Assessment, Support, Intervention and Success Team (ASIST)

The Assessment Support Intervention and Success Team (ASIST) focuses on youth who have been expelled or are at risk of expulsion from their current school as a result of violent and/or anti-social...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: No specific targeted population
Topic: Academic issues, Aggressive/violent behaviours, Antisocial/deviant behaviours
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Bamboo Shield

Bamboo Shield is focused on positive youth development. The project was introduced to stem the tide of a growing number of Aboriginal and newcomer youth sliding into substance use and criminal...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Families, Newcomers, immigrants and/or refugees, Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Academic issues, Alcohol and/or drug use, Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Social/economic disadvantage
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Better Beginnings, Better Futures (BBBF)

The Better Beginnings, Better Futures (BBBF) program is a comprehensive, community-based prevention initiative that is premised upon an ecological approach, using a combination of individual-...

Age group: Early childhood (0-6), Late childhood (7-11)
Population served: Families
Topic: Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Social/economic disadvantage
Implementation location: Ontario
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Blueprint Pathways

Blueprint Pathways, a program from the BluePrintForLife group, is an initiative that aims to empower youth in detention and custody facilities by using hip hop and group discussions on mental health...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17), Young adult (18-24)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Adult offenders, Visible minority/ethnic group
Topic: Alcohol and/or drug use, Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Bullying/cyberbullying, Gang and/or related criminal activities
Implementation location: Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Building A Safer Community Through Inclusive Learning

The project was conceived as a crime prevention initiative that would reduce crime and social disorder in and around the Stanley Milner A. Library, Edmonton (downtown). The premise was that security...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17), Young adult (18-24), Adult (25-64)
Population served: Homeless and/or runaway
Topic: Aggressive/violent behaviours, Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Property crime
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Building Bridges: Creating Resiliency

The Building Bridges: Creating Resiliency program was created as a school/community-based outreach program for at-risk youth in Lethbridge and area. The program aims to increase resiliency of at-risk...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17), Young adult (18-24)
Population served: Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Antisocial/deviant behaviours
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Circle of Courage Youth Intervention Program

The Circle of Courage Youth Intervention Program, based on the program Circle of Courage®, aims to provide culturally sensitive intervention to at-risk youth active in the criminal justice system...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Academic issues, Alcohol and/or drug use, Antisocial/deviant behaviours
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Community Outreach Services

The Jasper Community Team (JCT) collaborates with organizations, agencies, and community representatives to improve the health of the Town of Jasper. During the first year of the three-year pilot...

Age group: Young adult (18-24), Adult (25-64)
Population served: No specific targeted population
Topic: Alcohol and/or drug use, Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Property crime
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Community StreetSafe Initiative

The Boyle Street Community Services (BSCS) StreetSafe Initiative was born out of the recognition of a need for increased safety for residents, businesses, staff and clients of the Boyle Street...

Age group: Not age specific
Population served: Families, Homeless and/or runaway, Individuals suffering from FASD, Persons with disabilities, Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Alcohol and/or drug use, Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Crime issues involving a mental health disorder or other health disorder, Drug trafficking, Social/economic disadvantage
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Connections Program

The Connections Program provides targeted support services and interventions to students in grades 7 through 12 identified as being at risk of becoming involved with (or who already involved in) the...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: No specific targeted population
Topic: Academic issues, Antisocial/deviant behaviours
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Coping Power Program

The Coping Power Program is a multi-component intervention program that targets youth who are in the process of transitioning to middle school. The program targets cognitive distortions among...

Age group: Early childhood (0-6), Late childhood (7-11)
Population served: No specific targeted population
Topic: Aggressive/violent behaviours, Alcohol and/or drug use, Antisocial/deviant behaviours
Implementation location: Ontario
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

DiverseCity Housing Initiative

DiverseCity Housing Initiative is helping people with concurrent disorders, health issues, criminal justice involvement, and homelessness turn their lives around by providing them with a home and...

Age group: Adult (25-64)
Population served: Adult offenders, Homeless and/or runaway
Topic: Alcohol and/or drug use, Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Crime issues involving a mental health disorder or other health disorder
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Eden Valley ART Program

The Eden Valley ART Program was created following an identified opportunity to engage youth in the community from grades 5-12 at the Chief Jacob Bearspaw School. These students, some of whom had had...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17), Young adult (18-24)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Adult offenders, Gang-involved (and/or at risk), Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Academic issues, Aggressive/violent behaviours, Alcohol and/or drug use, Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Gang and/or related criminal activities
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

ExCel Assisted Reintegration from Custody to Home (ARCH)

The ARCH program is targeted to youth serving open custody sentences at the Enviros ExCel Discovery Program and provides up to six months of post-discharge service through an individualized support...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Adult offenders, Homeless and/or runaway, Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Alcohol and/or drug use, Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Crime issues involving a mental health disorder or other health disorder, Recidivism
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Family and Youth Supports

The Edmonton Mennonite Centre for Newcomers (EMCN) serves immigrants and refugees through settlement and integration services, English language training, and employment supports. Within EMCN’s Family...

Age group: Not age specific
Population served: Families, Newcomers, immigrants and/or refugees, Persons with disabilities, Placed out-of-home, Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Academic issues, Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Crime issues involving a mental health disorder or other health disorder, Family (domestic) violence/child maltreatment, Social/economic disadvantage
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Family Intervention Pilot (FIP)

The Family Intervention Pilot (FIP) is an innovative initiative that supports low income, lone mothers with previous criminal justice involvement (whose children have been identified to be at risk of...

Age group: Young adult (18-24), Adult (25-64)
Population served: Adult offenders, Families, Single parent, Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Recidivism, Social/economic disadvantage
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Functional Family Therapy (FFT)

The Functional Family Therapy (FFT) program is a multistep intervention that targets youth who are at risk of, or already demonstrating, delinquency, violence, substance use, conduct disorder...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Families, Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Aggressive/violent behaviours, Alcohol and/or drug use, Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Crime issues involving a mental health disorder or other health disorder
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Girls Circle

The Girls Circle model is a unique gender-based program that addresses the needs of girls by focusing on increasing connections, building empathic skills, and developing resiliency. The Girls Circle...

Age group: Late childhood (7-11), Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Newcomers, immigrants and/or refugees, Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Academic issues, Alcohol and/or drug use, Antisocial/deviant behaviours
Implementation location: Prince Edward Island
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Heathly Families Initiative (HFI)

The Healthy Families Initiative (HFI) pilot project is a two year multi-Ministry initiative aimed to address complex issues facing Saskatchewan’s most vulnerable families. The pilot is being...

Age group: Not age specific
Population served: Families
Topic: Academic issues, Alcohol and/or drug use, Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Crime issues involving a mental health disorder or other health disorder, Family (domestic) violence/child maltreatment
Implementation location: Saskatchewan
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Intervention Différentielle en Partenariat (IDP)

The Intervention Différentielle en Partenariat (IDP) is a differential, needs-based intervention based on two main premises: intervention to correct behaviour and intervention carried out in...

Age group: Early childhood (0-6), Late childhood (7-11)
Population served: Families
Topic: Aggressive/violent behaviours, Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Family (domestic) violence/child maltreatment
Implementation location: Quebec
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Keeping Somali Youth Out of Street Gangs and Drugs

Canada has one of the largest Somali populations in the Western world and nearly 20,000 members of the Somali community live in the Edmonton area. Children of immigrant and refugee families face a...

Age group: Late childhood (7-11), Adolescence (12-17), Young adult (18-24)
Population served: Newcomers, immigrants and/or refugees, Visible minority/ethnic group
Topic: Academic issues, Alcohol and/or drug use, Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Gang and/or related criminal activities
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Learning Through The Arts

Learning Through The Arts (LTTA) brings specially-trained dramatic artists, musicians, visual artists, dancers, and writers to work creatively with teachers and community program coordinators to...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Academic issues, Alcohol and/or drug use, Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Gang and/or related criminal activities
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

LifeSkills® Training (LST) Program

The LifeSkills® Training (LST) program is a research-validated substance abuse prevention program developed over 30 years ago by Dr. Gilbert J. Botvin, a leading expert in substance abuse prevention...

Age group: Late childhood (7-11), Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Placed out-of-home, Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Aggressive/violent behaviours, Alcohol and/or drug use, Antisocial/deviant behaviours
Implementation location: Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Lighthouses

Lighthouses program is a youth crime-prevention program supported by Manitoba Justice. It is an initiative of Neighbourhoods Alive (NA!)! NA! is a long-term, community-based, social and economic...

Age group: Early childhood (0-6), Late childhood (7-11), Adolescence (12-17), Young adult (18-24)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous
Topic: Academic issues, Aggressive/violent behaviours, Alcohol and/or drug use, Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Property crime, Situational crime prevention
Implementation location: Manitoba
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Looking After Children (LAC)

Looking After Children (LAC) is a program designed to improve the care provided to children and youth placed in foster families. By promoting youth development and resilience, the LAC program aims to...

Age group: Late childhood (7-11), Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Placed out-of-home
Topic: Antisocial/deviant behaviours
Implementation location: Quebec
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Multi-Modal Fluppy Program

The Multi-Modal Fluppy Program (Fluppy Program) is a school-based prevention program. It promotes the cognitive, emotional, and behavioural components of social competence and includes universal and...

Age group: Early childhood (0-6), Late childhood (7-11)
Population served: No specific targeted population
Topic: Aggressive/violent behaviours, Antisocial/deviant behaviours
Implementation location: Quebec
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Multisystemic Therapy (MST)

The Multisystemic Therapy (MST) program is an intensive family- and community-based treatment intervention that focuses on working with families in the settings in which the problem behaviours occur...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Placed out-of-home, Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Academic issues, Aggressive/violent behaviours, Antisocial/deviant behaviours
Implementation location: Ontario, Quebec
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Music Factory Project

The Music Factory Project took place in Cold Lake, Stoney Nation, and Calgary. It was designed to enrich the lives of vulnerable, at-risk youth so that they may experience success, improve...

Age group: Late childhood (7-11), Adolescence (12-17), Young adult (18-24)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Families, Newcomers, immigrants and/or refugees, Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Academic issues, Aggressive/violent behaviours, Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Gang and/or related criminal activities, Social/economic disadvantage
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

New in Town Aboriginal Welcome Service

The New in Town Aboriginal Welcome Service (New in Town) addresses the specific challenges that Aboriginal people who are new to Edmonton. Loss of traditional supports; feelings of isolation...

Age group: Young adult (18-24), Adult (25-64)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Adult offenders, Families, Newcomers, immigrants and/or refugees
Topic: Antisocial/deviant behaviours
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

PAX Good Behavior Game

The PAX Good Behavior Game (GBG) is an evidence-based, childhood mental health promotion strategy which combines the science from PeaceBuilders, Good Behavior Game, and other studies. Altogether, the...

Age group: Early childhood (0-6), Late childhood (7-11)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous
Topic: Aggressive/violent behaviours, Antisocial/deviant behaviours
Implementation location: Manitoba
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Positive Alternative to Youth Gangs (PAYG)

The Positive Alternative to Youth Gangs (PAYG) program works with high risk, ethno-racial minority youth living in the Jane-Finch community of Toronto to prevent them from joining street gangs or...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Gang-involved (and/or at risk), Visible minority/ethnic group, Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Gang and/or related criminal activities
Implementation location: Ontario
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

PréCrimAdo Program

The PréCrimAdo Program (Prévenir la criminalisation chez les adolescents à haut risque par l’application de l’approche de médiation en centre jeunesse) strives to prevent the criminalization of youth...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Families
Topic: Aggressive/violent behaviours, Antisocial/deviant behaviours
Implementation location: Quebec
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Preschool Functional Behaviour Assessment

The Preschool Functional Behaviour Assessment Project employs the use of the evidence-based practice of functional behaviour assessment (FBA) to treat preschoolers at CASA Child, Adolescent and...

Age group: Early childhood (0-6)
Population served: No specific targeted population
Topic: Aggressive/violent behaviours, Antisocial/deviant behaviours
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Program for Rapid and Intensive Intervention for Families (PIRIMF)

The Program for rapid and intensive intervention for families (Programme d’intervention rapide et intensive en milieu familial - PIRIMF), which was designed and tested by the Centre jeunesse de...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Families
Topic: Aggressive/violent behaviours, Antisocial/deviant behaviours
Implementation location: Quebec
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Programme cognitif-comportemental appliqué à des adolescentes hébergées en centre jeunesse

The Programme cognitif-comportemental appliqué à des adolescentes hébergées en centre jeunesse is a program that employs cognitive behavioural techniques to address problematic behaviours displayed...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Families, Gang-involved (and/or at risk)
Topic: Academic issues, Aggressive/violent behaviours, Alcohol and/or drug use, Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Gang and/or related criminal activities, Property crime, Prostitution, sex trade and/or sexual exploitation, Teen dating violence
Implementation location: Quebec
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Project Early Intervention (PEI)

The Project Early Intervention (PEI) program provides high-quality programming and life skills education opportunities to children who are identified as at risk for criminal behaviour. The program is...

Age group: Late childhood (7-11)
Population served: Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Aggressive/violent behaviours, Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Social/economic disadvantage
Implementation location: Newfoundland and Labrador, Ontario
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Project Venture

Project Venture is an outdoor youth development program developed by the National Indian Youth Leadership Project (NIYLP) that is aimed to prevent substance abuse among Indigenous youth. The program...

Age group: Late childhood (7-11), Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Aggressive/violent behaviours, Alcohol and/or drug use, Antisocial/deviant behaviours
Implementation location: British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Quebec, Saskatchewan
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Promoting Alternative THinking Strategies (PATHS)

The Promoting Alternative THinking Strategies (PATHS) curriculum is a program that promotes emotional and social competencies and reduces aggression and behaviour problems in elementary school–aged...

Age group: Late childhood (7-11)
Population served: Persons with disabilities
Topic: Aggressive/violent behaviours, Antisocial/deviant behaviours
Implementation location: Alberta, Manitoba, Nova Scotia
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

RAJO Somali Youth Empowerment Project

The RAJO (Somali word for “hope”) Somali Youth Empowerment project is a multi-agency therapeutic crime prevention and intervention program that provides culturally sensitive services to high-risk...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Families, Newcomers, immigrants and/or refugees, Visible minority/ethnic group, Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Aggressive/violent behaviours, Alcohol and/or drug use, Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Crime issues involving a mental health disorder or other health disorder, Gang and/or related criminal activities
Implementation location: Alberta, Ontario
UPDATED ON: 2018-06-08 12:00:00 AM

RCMP Intervention and Diversion Program

The RCMP Intervention and Diversion Program operates at the level of extrajudicial measures and provides a community-based means of addressing youth offending. The program is based on the...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Crime issues involving a mental health disorder or other health disorder
Implementation location: New Brunswick
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Ree*Start

The Edmonton John Howard Society began delivering the Ree*Start program (at the time called the Community Youth Work program) in 1997. The Ree*Start program (Resources, Education, Employment...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17), Young adult (18-24)
Population served: Adult offenders, Placed out-of-home, Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Recidivism
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Saddle Lake Boys and Girls Club

The Saddle Lake Boys & Girls Club created a community engagement project to restore relational infrastructure and create safety for children and families through volunteerism, family outreach, and...

Age group: Late childhood (7-11), Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Gang-involved (and/or at risk)
Topic: Aggressive/violent behaviours, Alcohol and/or drug use, Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Gang and/or related criminal activities, Self-harm/suicide
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

School Resource Officer (SRO) Program

The School Resource Officer (SRO) Program supports the placement of Winnipeg Police Service (WPS) Constables in elementary, middle and high schools within various school divisions in Winnipeg...

Age group: Early childhood (0-6), Late childhood (7-11), Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: No specific targeted population
Topic: Academic issues, Aggressive/violent behaviours, Alcohol and/or drug use, Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Bullying/cyberbullying, Drug trafficking, Gang and/or related criminal activities, Property crime
Implementation location: Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Second Chance for Young Mothers

The Second Chance for Young Mothers (SCFYM) program was developed by the Enoch Cree Nation to address the growing need for social supports for young Aboriginal mothers (under 30 years old). The...

Age group: Young adult (18-24), Adult (25-64)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Individuals suffering from FASD
Topic: Academic issues, Aggressive/violent behaviours, Alcohol and/or drug use, Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Crime issues involving a mental health disorder or other health disorder
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Selkirk Team for At-Risk Teens (S.T.A.R.T.)

The Selkirk Team for At-Risk Teens (S.T.A.R.T.) is a coordinated inter-agency case planning program for high-risk youth in Selkirk (Manitoba) and the surrounding area which utilizes community and...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17), Young adult (18-24)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Adult offenders, Placed out-of-home, Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Academic issues, Aggressive/violent behaviours, Alcohol and/or drug use, Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Crime issues involving a mental health disorder or other health disorder
Implementation location: Manitoba
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Souls Strong Project

The Souls Strong Project is a community-based intervention program implemented by the Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM). This program, which is based on the Wraparound approach, is aimed at...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17), Young adult (18-24)
Population served: Gang-involved (and/or at risk), Visible minority/ethnic group, Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Aggressive/violent behaviours, Alcohol and/or drug use, Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Gang and/or related criminal activities
Implementation location: Nova Scotia
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Start Smart Stay Safe (S4)

Start Smart Stay Safe Children and Families (S4) is composed of two complementary projects: one focused on children in schools (the S4 Children’s Project) and the second focused on children and their...

Age group: Late childhood (7-11)
Population served: Families
Topic: Alcohol and/or drug use, Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Bullying/cyberbullying, Gang and/or related criminal activities
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Stop Now And Plan (SNAP)

The SNAP® program is a gender-sensitive cognitive behavioural multi-component family-focused model (SNAP® Boys and SNAP® Girls). There is also SNAP® for Schools. The SNAP® program employs a...

Age group: Late childhood (7-11)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Families, Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Aggressive/violent behaviours, Antisocial/deviant behaviours
Implementation location: Alberta, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Yukon
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Stop Now And Plan (SNAP) – New Roads

New Roads is based on the Stop Now and Plan (SNAP®) evidence-based program for crime prevention with children under 12. New Roads educates and supports participants by offering an understanding of...

Age group: Late childhood (7-11)
Population served: Families, Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Aggressive/violent behaviours, Antisocial/deviant behaviours
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Stop Now And Plan (SNAP) for High-Risk Youth

The SNAP® program is a gender-sensitive cognitive behavioural multi-component family-focused model (SNAP® Boys and SNAP® Girls). There is also SNAP® for Schools. The SNAP® program employs a...

Age group: Late childhood (7-11)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Families, Persons with disabilities, Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Aggressive/violent behaviours, Antisocial/deviant behaviours
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Strengthening Families Program (SFP)

The Strengthening Families Program (SFP) aims to reduce problem behaviours, delinquency, alcohol and drug abuse in children and youth and to improve social competencies and school performance. The...

Age group: Late childhood (7-11), Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Families, Visible minority/ethnic group
Topic: Academic issues, Aggressive/violent behaviours, Alcohol and/or drug use, Antisocial/deviant behaviours
Implementation location: Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Nunavut, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Saskatchewan
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Teen Centre Crime Reduction Pilot Project

The Teen Centre grew out of a need identified by the Town of Whitecourt to reduce high-risk behaviours such as substance abuse, drug dealing, vandalism, shop lifting, bullying, family violence and...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Homeless and/or runaway, Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Alcohol and/or drug use, Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Bullying/cyberbullying, Drug trafficking, Family (domestic) violence/child maltreatment, Property crime
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Teslin Youth Projects 2016: Born to Fly

The Born to Fly program is an adventure-based club for girls, ranging from grades 3 to 8.  The group is a safe place for them to come have fun, learn new skills, and receive tips on how to handle...

Age group: Late childhood (7-11), Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous
Topic: Alcohol and/or drug use, Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Violence against women and girls
Implementation location: Yukon
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

The Ally Intervention Program

The Ally Intervention Program is a multimodal intervention program intended for youth who exhibit behavioural problems at school and at home and are considered to be at risk of school and social...

Age group: Late childhood (7-11)
Population served: No specific targeted population
Topic: Academic issues, Aggressive/violent behaviours, Antisocial/deviant behaviours
Implementation location: New Brunswick, Quebec
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

The Regina Intersectoral Partnership - TRiP

The Regina Intersectoral Partnerships (TRiP) is a three-component, multi-sector, collaborative and risk-driven initiative designed to improve community safety and well-being in Regina, Saskatchewan. ...

Age group: Late childhood (7-11), Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Adult offenders, Gang-involved (and/or at risk), Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Gang and/or related criminal activities, Recidivism, Self-harm/suicide
Implementation location: Saskatchewan
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

The Relentless Youth Worker Pilot Project

The project involved five specially trained Relentless Youth Workers who connected with high risk youth, carrying out “interruptions with a purpose”. The intent of these connections was to build...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17), Young adult (18-24)
Population served: Adult offenders, Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Academic issues, Antisocial/deviant behaviours
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

The Way In: A Program to Engage Aboriginal Youth and their Families

The Way In was designed to be a wrap-around service delivery project that is based on a series of promotional, prevention, and intervention activities. The Aboriginal Commitment Coach (ACC) position...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Families, Placed out-of-home, Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Academic issues, Aggressive/violent behaviours, Alcohol and/or drug use, Antisocial/deviant behaviours
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Tools for Success

The Tools for Success program was implemented by the Alberta Somali Community Centre (ASCC) following the identification of the need to address the disengagement between the schools, Somali parents...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Newcomers, immigrants and/or refugees, Visible minority/ethnic group
Topic: Academic issues, Antisocial/deviant behaviours
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Triple P – Positive Parenting Program

The Triple P – Positive Parenting Program is a parenting program that gives parents simple and practical strategies to help them confidently manage their children’s behaviours and build strong...

Age group: Early childhood (0-6), Late childhood (7-11)
Population served: Families
Topic: Aggressive/violent behaviours, Antisocial/deviant behaviours
Implementation location: Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Turnabout

Turnabout is a Manitoba-wide integrated response to children under the age of 12 years who have come into contact with the police for actions that may result in charges if they were 12 years or...

Age group: Late childhood (7-11)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Gang and/or related criminal activities
Implementation location: Manitoba
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Velocity Adventure Program

The Velocity Adventure program, otherwise known as Velocity, is an adventure-based program for youth aimed at reducing antisocial behaviour, increasing attachment to school, and reducing substance...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Academic issues, Alcohol and/or drug use, Antisocial/deviant behaviours
Implementation location: Newfoundland and Labrador
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Walking the Path Together

The Walking the Path Together (WTPT) project helped develop culturally relevant program resources for child residents of on-reserve shelters that were previously lacking, and established a model for...

Age group: Late childhood (7-11)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Families, Placed out-of-home
Topic: Aggressive/violent behaviours, Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Family (domestic) violence/child maltreatment
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Working Together for a Common Purpose (Ikajuqtigiinniq)

The Government of Nunavut, in partnership with schools and local District Education Councils, the Department of Health, the RCMP, and community wellness organizations, are implementing the Working...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous
Topic: Aggressive/violent behaviours, Alcohol and/or drug use, Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Bullying/cyberbullying, Family (domestic) violence/child maltreatment
Implementation location: Nunavut
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Wraparound

Wraparound is an intensive, individualized care management program designed for youth with serious or complex emotional and/or behavioural problems. It is designed to prevent fragmentation and ‘gaps’...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17), Young adult (18-24)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Families, Gang-involved (and/or at risk), Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Aggressive/violent behaviours, Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Gang and/or related criminal activities
Implementation location: Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Quebec, Saskatchewan
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

YMCA Plusone Mentoring

YMCA Plusone Mentoring is a community-based mentoring program (traditional mentoring with a 1:1 adult to youth ratio) which places the young person at the centre of the intervention and takes into...

Age group: Late childhood (7-11), Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Gang-involved (and/or at risk), Newcomers, immigrants and/or refugees, Placed out-of-home, Visible minority/ethnic group, Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Academic issues, Aggressive/violent behaviours, Alcohol and/or drug use, Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Gang and/or related criminal activities
Implementation location: British Columbia, New Brunswick, Quebec, Saskatchewan
UPDATED ON: 2018-07-17 12:00:00 AM

Young Educated Long-Term Leaders (YELL) Girls Group

iHuman’s Young Educated Long-Term Leaders (YELL) Girls Group was developed in response to a gap in services in Edmonton’s inner city. YELL’s primary focus was girls already involved in the criminal...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Academic issues, Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Crime issues involving a mental health disorder or other health disorder
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Youth Advocate Program (YAP)

The Youth Advocate Program (YAP) is an intervention that addresses the risk factors that make youth vulnerable to gang influence and involvement, such as a lack of school attachment and positive role...

Age group: Late childhood (7-11), Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Gang-involved (and/or at risk), Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Academic issues, Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Bullying/cyberbullying, Gang and/or related criminal activities
Implementation location: Nova Scotia
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Youth At Risk Development (YARD)

The Youth at Risk Development (YARD) program is a city-wide program that focuses primarily on prevention and intervention, addressing the roots of gang involvement at the individual level by...

Age group: Late childhood (7-11), Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous, Gang-involved (and/or at risk), Visible minority/ethnic group, Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Gang and/or related criminal activities
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Youth Diversion Model: Extrajudicial Sanctions

The youth diversion program has existed in NB since 1984. In 2014, the New Brunswick youth diversion model, Extrajudicial Sanctions (EJS), was redesigned to provide effective, efficient and timely...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Recidivism
Implementation location: New Brunswick
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Youth Inclusion Program (YIP)

The Youth Inclusion Program (YIP) is a neighbourhood-based initiative that aims to reduce youth crime and antisocial behaviour by creating a safe place where youth can go to learn new skills, take...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17), Young adult (18-24)
Population served: Aboriginal/Indigenous
Topic: Academic issues, Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Social/economic disadvantage
Implementation location: British Columbia, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Quebec
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Youth Intervention Program (YIP)

The Youth Intervention Program (YIP) program involves collaboration between Grande Prairie Crime Prevention, the RCMP, and partnering community agencies. It takes a preventative and intervention...

Age group: Late childhood (7-11), Adolescence (12-17)
Population served: Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Antisocial/deviant behaviours, Recidivism
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM

Youth Mentor Connector

The Youth Mentor Connector Program was designed as a free program for youth aged 12 – 25 who are at risk of becoming involved or have been involved with criminal activity. This volountary program...

Age group: Adolescence (12-17), Young adult (18-24)
Population served: Adult offenders, Youth in contact with law enforcement (and/or at risk)
Topic: Academic issues, Alcohol and/or drug use, Antisocial/deviant behaviours
Implementation location: Alberta
UPDATED ON: 2018-04-23 12:00:00 AM
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