What and who: a monthly discussion group of graduate students, faculty and researchers as well as professionals.
Purpose: to build empirical knowledge on topics related to Indigenous child welfare and to facilitate knowledge translation of Indigenous child welfare research.
Goals: there are three core research activities the ICWRG is engaged in:
- Discussion: share knowledge, ask questions and provide peer support on various topics related to Indigenous child welfare, e.g., Indigenous research methodologies.
- Collaboration: collaborate with group members on various types of research projects to broaden the knowledge base on Indigenous child welfare in Canada and the United States.
- Dissemination: facilitate knowledge translation and dissemination including submitting articles to peer-reviewed journals, attending professional conferences and conducting workshops on topics related to Indigenous child welfare.
When and where: meetings are held on the first Thursday of the month from 12:00 to 2:00 pm at the Centre for Research on Children and Families (CRCF) in Montreal, QC. Members can also connect by videoconferencing or teleconferencing.
What is required of members: regular attendance at monthly meetings as well as to provide peer support and/or collaborate with group members on various research projects.
Please contact Jennifer Nutton for more information: jennifer.nutton [at] mail.mcgill.ca