Dell, Colleen

Institution
University of Saskatchewan
Department
Sociology & School of Public Health

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“I Got to Know Them in a New Way”: Rela(y/t)ing Rhizomes and Community-Based Knowledge (Brokers’) Transformation of Western and Indigenous Knowledge

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Colleen Dell
Barbara Fornssler
Holly Mackenzie
Larry Laliberte
Carol Hopkins
Cultural Studies Critical Methodologies, vol. 14, no. 2, 2014, pp. 179-193
Description
Examines the ways to build community and improved open research relations practices between Indigenous and Western paradigms.
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A Healing Space: The Experience of First Nations and Inuit Youth with Equine-Assisted Learning (EAL)

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Colleen Anne Dell
Darlene Chalmers
Nora Bresette
Sue Swain
Deb Rankin
Carol Hopkins
Child & Youth Care Forum, vol. 40, no. 4, August 2011, pp. 319-336
Description
Discusses the Nimkee NupiGawagan Healing Centre's program for youth who abuse solvent. Includes results of 15 interviews with male and female participants and six staff, review of facilitator and staff reflections, participants' journals, and observations of the program.
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A Scoping Study of Cultural Interventions to Treat Addictions in Indigenous Populations: Methods, Strategies and Insights from a Two-Eyed Seeing Approach

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Margo Rowan
Nancy Poole
Beverley Shea
David Mykota
Marwa Farag ... Laura Hall ... Barbara Fornssler
Colleen Anne Dell
Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention and Policy, vol. 10, 2015, p. article no. 26
Description

Research looked at interventions and their effectiveness. Includes literature review, and consultations with 12 National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program and Youth Solvent Addiction Program treatment centres through a series of focus groups Part of the three-year study Honouring Our Strengths: Indigenous Culture as Intervention in Addiction Treatment.

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An Examination of Aboriginal and Caucasian Women Offender Risk and Needs Factors

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Colleen Anne Dell
Roger Boe
Description
Uses Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) Offender Intake Assessment (OIA) in conjunction with data from One-Day Snapshot of Inmates in Canada's Adult Correctional Facilities. Ratings for seven needs: employment, marital/family, association/socialization, substance abuse, community, personal/emotional, and attitude.
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Beginning With Our Voices: How the Experimental Stories of First Nations Women Contribute to a National Research Project

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Sharon Acoose
Debbie Blunderfield
Colleen Anne Dell
Val Desjarlais
Journal of Aboriginal Health, vol. 4, no. 2, Aboriginal Womens Health, December 2009, pp. 35-43
Description
Illustrates and reviews how three First Nations women's stories contribute to a national research project and how this method differs from a conventional western scientific approach.
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Branching Out : Insights about Researcher Development from Participatory Action and Indigenous Approaches to Research

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Cynthia Stirbys
Pauline Young
Colleen Anne Dell
Janay Wilson
Larry Laliberte ...[et al.]
Journal of Indigenous Wellbeing - Te Mauri: Pimatisiwin, vol. 2, no. 1, June 2017, pp. 29-46
Description
"... shares reflections from participatory action research (PAR) and Indigenous approaches to research (IAR) team members on how they developed personally and professionally through involvement on two Indigenous-focused studies".
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Ensuring Aboriginal Women's Voices are Heard: Towards a Balanced Approach in Community-Based Research

Alternate Title
Demarginalizing Voices: Commitment, Emotion, and Action in Qualitative Research
E-Books » Chapters
Author/Creator
Catherine Fillmore
Colleen Anne Dell
Jennifer M. Kilty
Description
Presents innovative model of participatory action research (PAR) based on five central partnership principles. Chapter 2 in book: Demarginalizing Voices: Commitment, Emotion, and Action in Qualitative Research edited by Jennifer M. Kilty, Maritza Felices-Luna and Sheryl C. Fabian.
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From Benzos to Berries: Treatment Offered at an Aboriginal Youth Solvent Abuse Treatment Centre Relays the Importance of Culture

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Colleen Anne Dell
Maureen Seguin
Carol Hopkins
Raymond Tempier
Lewis Mehl-Madrona ... [et al.]
Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, vol. 56, no. 2, February 2011, pp. 75-83
Description
Looks at how psychiatry can best capitalize on its growing debate regarding the role of culture in care offered to First Nations and Inuit youth who abuse substances.
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Honouring Indigenous Culture-as-Intervention: Development and Validity of the Native Wellness Assessment TM

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Carina Fiedeldey-Van Dijk
Margo Rowan
Colleen Dell
Chris Mushquash
Carol Hopkins
Barb Fornssler
Laura Hall
David Mykota
Marwa Farag
Bev Shea
Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse, vol. 16, no. 2, 2016, pp. 181-218
Description
Discusses project undertaken to develop and measure effectiveness of culture-as intervention, specifically in the area of First Nation's alcohol and drug treatment programs and overall wellness. The study Honoring Our Strengths: Culture as Intervention in Addiction Treatment ran from 2012 to 2015 and data was collected in year three from 177 volunteer clients at 12 treatment centres. Scroll down to read article.
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Innovations in Knowledge Translation: The SPHERU KT Casebook

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Angela Bowen
Fleur Macqueen Smith
Nazeem Muhajarine
Colleen Anne Dell
Brendan Barrett ... Jeffrey A. Smith ... Darren Nickel ... Sandra Bassendowski
Pammla Petrucka ... Carol Henry ... Paul Hackett
Sylvia Abonyi ... [et al.]
Description
Presents a collection of cases to help academics, researchers, community practitioners and policymakers in the use of knowledge translation.
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Research as Cultural Renewal: Applying Two-Eyed Seeing in a Research Project About Cultural Interventions in First Nations Addictions Treatment

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Laura Hall
Colleen A. Dell
Barb Fornssler
Carol Hopkins
Christopher Mushquash
International Indigenous Policy Journal, vol. 6, no. 2, The Future of Traditional Knowledge Research: Building Partnership and Capacity, May 2015, pp. 1-15
Description
Documents the ways Indigenous communities and research teams are benefiting from two-eyed seeing, the compilation of Indigenous and Western ways of knowing.
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Researching Prescription Drug Misuse among First Nations in Canada: Starting from a Health Promotion Framework

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Colleen Dell
Gary Roberts
Jennifer Kilty
Kelli Taylor
Mitch Daschuk ... [et al.]
Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment, vol. 6, 2012, pp. 23-31
Description
Looks at the need for more empirical data regarding prescription drug misuse and addiction within Indigenous communities in order to create policies to address those issues.
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Resiliency and Holistic Inhalant Abuse Treatment

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Colleen Anne Dell
Debra E. Dell
Carol Hopkins
Journal of Aboriginal Health, vol. 2, no. 1, Population Health: Risk and Resistance, March 2005, pp. 4-13
Description
Describes the National Native Youth Solvent Addiction (NNYSA) program, an innovative response to abuse.
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