Find out more about CUP’s past projects. Click on the project title to see more detailed information.
- A School-Based Services Approach for Wrapping Services Around Vulnerable Children
- Diagnostic Inventory for Screening Children Validation
The Diagnostic Inventory for Screening Children (DISC) was examined for sensitivity and specificity in its use as a screening tool for children in Head Start Programs. The use of the DISC in such settings was not supported by the results of the study.
- Early Childhood Measurement and Evaluation Resource Centre
ECMERC was a resource centre created to assist clinicians, community program staff and managers, evaluators, funders, researchers, and policymakers to understand the purposes, uses, and limitations of early childhood measurement tools.
- Early Childhood Screening in Immigrant and Refugee Populations
- Edmonton Early Childhood Measurement and Evaluation Needs Assessment
- Evaluation of the Edmonton and Area Preschool Development Screening Initiative
- Head Start Child Care (HSCC) Evaluation
This evaluation examined the use of resource teams as a support strategy within different child care settings.
- In-School Mentoring Evaluation
A study of practices and outcomes associated with mentoring children in elementary schools.
- Increasing Community Capacity for Research on Aboriginal Children and Youth
ECMERC completed this project aimed at addressing how best to support providers of assessment and programming for Aboriginal children and youth.
- Kids in the Hall Evaluation
The focus of this research is to investigate the effectiveness of the social-developmental approach to intervention and crime prevention through the Kids in the Hall Bistro (KITH) program. KITH is a community program designed to help youth-at-risk gain work experience and receive counselling in life management and career planning.
- Mobilizing Knowledge About Development
An initiative to study and evaluate knowledge-mobilization practices and to build both university and community capacity for community-based research and knowledge sharing.