research

November 05, 2018
 by Uzo Anucha, MSW, PhD Provincial Academic Director, YouthREX  Associate Professor, School of Social Work  York University      Youth workers are the most critical factor in the success of a youth program but what is youth work in Ontario really like? How does youth work intersect with the personal lives of youth workers? What are the systemic issues, gaps and barriers that youth workers encounter in supporting youth? How do youth workers navigate these gaps? What issues affect youth workers ability to do their jobs as effectively and healthily as possible? These are some of the...
May 04, 2016
by Rebecca HouwerYouthREX Manager of Knowledge Exchange      Are you interested in learning about research that matters to youth work, but find you never have time to get around to it?  YouthREX’s mission is to make research evidence and evaluation practices accessible and relevant to Ontario’s grassroots youth sector. Accessibility and relevance are two guiding lights for our knowledge mobilization team. In order to support our mission, we have created a variety of products, but I want to highlight our Research Summaries here.   We know that research and literature reviews are not the...