Congratulations to Jennifer, Alyssa, and Becky on the completion of their scoping review on Gender based violence amongst first responders. Their research gathered available evidence to describe and synthesize gender based violence in relation to education and workplace for fire, paramedic, and police.
Read their research in the Vault now: Gender based violence amongst first responders: a scoping review.
Linda Dobson, an instructor in JIBC's Centre for Conflict Resolution, authored a chapter in the new book Therapists, and Clients: A Complete Guide to the Benefits of Personal Writing. Linda's Chapter 11 "The Conflict Coaching Road Map for Journaling" guides users through "the journey of resolution" using a practical, four phase journaling process.
You can read Linda's chapter through the library:
Heather Simpson’s most recent research project, Thrivival (2022), “uses digital storytelling to weave together individual and collective narrativesrepresenting storied experiences of Indigenous Autistic post-secondary students” (p. 6). Building on her past work “Forming Strong Cultural Identities in an Intersecting Space of Indigeneity and Autism in Canada, the United States, Australia, and New Zealand”, her research gives Indigenous Autistic students a voice through participatory action research.
Congratulations to Darren Blackburn on the publication of Introduction to Emergency Management in Canada, which Darren co-edited. This new EMD textbook also features chapters written by several JIBC instructors, including Bettina Williams (EMD Program Manager) and sessional instructors Karen Collins, Cindy Jeromin, Beth Larcombe, Cindy Patterson, and Lee Patterson. Well done everyone!
The book is now available to borrow through the JIBC Library.
Congratulations to Heather Simpson on her recent publication: “Forming strong cultural identities in an intersecting space of indigeneity and autism in Canada, the United States, Australia, and New Zealand” in AlterNative: An International Journal of Indigenous Peoples.
Heather's current research examines the intersectionality of Indigeneity and autism and seeks to understand how Indigenous knowledges in education and arts programming may disrupt patterns of social injustice, exclusion, and cultural genocide while promote positive identity formation, pride, and resilience for Indigenous autistics.