Adjusting to New Life in the Prairies: Needs of
Newcomer Women Who Experience
Intimate Partner Violence
PATHS has received funding (November 2017) through the Prairieaction Foundation’s Special Tri-Provincial Research Call-out for a project titled Adjusting to New Life in the Prairies: Needs of Newcomer Women Who Experience Intimate Partner Violence.
Working on this project are Anahit Falihi (Saskatoon Open Door/ University of Saskatchewan), Dr. Ailsa Watkinson (University of Regina), Dr. Daniel Kikulwe (University of Regina), Dr. Michael Baffoe (University of Manitoba), Dr. David Este (University of Calgary), and Crystal Giesbrecht (PATHS). Community partners are Mount Carmel Clinic Multicultural Wellness Program (Manitoba), Immigrant Services Calgary (Alberta), and Saskatoon Open Door (Saskatchewan).
The research team is also reaching out to intimate partner violence shelters and services and newcomer service providers to participate in focus groups for service providers, to refer newcomer women to participate in interviews, and to be listed as a referral agency to offer follow-up support, should newcomer women request, following participation in the research.
For more information, please contact Crystal Giesbrecht, Director of Research and Communications at firstname.lastname@example.org.