Families

Families

Families and eating disorders

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English
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Online
Author: 
D Blake Woodside
L Shekter-Wolfson
Publisher: 
National Eating Disorder Information Centre
Publication Date: 
1988, 2003
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Discusses the role of the family in the development, perpetuation and treatment of eating disorders.

National Research Center for Women and Families

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Research
Policy development

Promotes the health and safety of women, children, and families, by using objective, research-based information to encourage new, more effective programs and policies. Gathers and analyzes information and translates that information into clearly presented facts and policy implications that are made widely available to the public, the media, and policy makers.

Primary Telephone: 
202-223-4000
Email Address: 
info@center4research.org
Street Address: 
901-1901 Pennsylvania Ave NW
City: 
Washington
Province: 
District of Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
20006

McGill University, School of Social Work, Centre For Research On Children And Families

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Educational Institution
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Research
Recherche

S'adonne à des activités de recherche, d'éducation, et de consultation dont le but est de comprendre la vie de famille contemporaine, d'améliorer l'exercice du service social auprès des familles et d'améliorer les politiques sociales qui touchent la famille. // Undertakes activities (such as research, seminars, and publications) aimed at understanding contemporary family life, enhancing social work practice with families, and seeking improved social policies for the family.

Primary Telephone: 
514-398-5286
Email Address: 
crcf@mcgill.ca
Fax Number: 
514-398-5287
Street Address: 
Suite 106, Wilson Hall, 3506 University Street
City: 
Montréal
Province: 
Québec
Postal/ZIP Code: 
H3A 2A7
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url (http://www.artsweb.mcgill.ca/programs/cafs/francais.htm) does not appear valid multiple languages found - // in abstract, changed link and updated name to correct one,

Family Support Group

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NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Community education/development
Support group/peer support

Provides education and support for the relatives of those with Alzheimer's Disease and other dementias. Professionally facilitated.

Primary Telephone: 
(416) 480-4215
Email Address: 
juliette.wood@sw.on.ca
Fax Number: 
(416) 480-5889
Street Address: 
c/o Community Psychiatric Services for the Elderly Sunnybrook Health Science Centre 2075 Bayview Ave, Rm F307
City: 
North York
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M4N 3M5

Centre for Families, Work and Well-Being

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Educational Institution
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Research

Forms an organization that provides interdisciplinary research and educational centre responding to dramatic changes occurring over the last decades.

Primary Telephone: 
(519) 824-4120 ext. 53829
Fax Number: 
(519) 766-4797
Street Address: 
900 MacKinnon University of Guelph
City: 
Guelph
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
N1G 2W1

Fact sheets on the human rights of children and their sexual and reproductive health

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English
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Paper
Online
Publisher: 
International Sexual and Reproductive Rights Coalition
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Presents a series of seven fact sheets.

ISBN/ISSN: 
WGYN.I68 2001

Towards more work-family balance in Saskatchewan: the report of the Public Task Force on Balancing Work and Family

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Government of Saskatchewan
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Regina, SK

Represents the findings and recommendations of the Task Force on work-family issues in Saskatchewan. Identified four major work-family issues of importance: the need for more family-friendly workplaces; the need for more access to appropriate dependent care services in the community; the struggle to integrate work, family and community; and, the need for continued leadership, public information and dialogue on work-family issues. Conclusions and recommendations are presented for each of the above concerns.

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EMPL.T69 1998

Work-life balance in Saskatchewan: realities and challenges

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Author: 
Linda Duxbury
Christopher Higgins
Publisher: 
Saskatchewan Labour
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Regina, SK

Explores how the changing relationship between family and work affects organizations and employees in Saskatchewan. Specifically, it takes the pulse of workplaces in Saskatchewan by assessing vital signs in four areas: work-family balance, work climate, work attitudes and outcomes and the health of the worker.

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EMPL.D89 1998

110 Canadian statistics on work & family - background paper

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Author: 
Donna S. Lero
Karen L. Johnson
Publisher: 
Canadian Advisory Council on the Status of Women
Publication Date: 
1994
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Presents a compilation of research findings drawn from the most recent national studies and data sources available on work and family responsibilities. Information was obtained from the 1991 Canadian Census, labour force annual averages from the monthly Labour Force Survey, and other research conducted by, or in collaboration with, Statistics Canada. Data also came from other departments, such as Labour Canada, Health and Welfare Canada, and Employment and Immigration Canada. Where possible, national data on immigrant, disabled, and Aboriginal women have been identified.

ISBN/ISSN: 
EMPL.L47 1994

Letting in a little light: lesbians and their families in Nova Scotia

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Nova Scotia Advisory Council on the Status of Women
Publisher: 
Nova Scotia Advisory Council on the Status of Women
Publication Date: 
1996
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Deals with the daily reality of lesbians' family relationships focusing on the joy, caring, and comfort, as well as the pain rather than the negative aspects and the difficulties lesbians face in society.

ISBN/ISSN: 
GLBT.N68 1996
ISBN 088871341X
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