Family Violence in Northern Communities

A comprehensive approach to prevent and address family violence in northern, remote, and primarily indigenous communities

A scoping review with community partner sharing circles involving  Indigenous youth and Elders to identify effective short- and long-term strategies to reduce the incidence and severity of family violence in northern, remote, primarily Indigenous communities.

Findings from this work will be used by the Government of Northwest Territories to create a comprehensive approach for reducing family violence in the region.


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Commissioning Organization:

Government of Northwest Territories


Project Type:

Knowledge Synthesis


Project Status:




Government of Northwest Territories

Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) under the Strategy for Patient Oriented-Research (SPOR) initiative

Project Lead:

Pertice Moffitt PhD

Manager, Health Research Programs, 
Aurora Research Institute

Instructor, Aurora College


Project Team:

Health Research Programs,
North Slave Research Centre (Yellowknife), Aurora Research Institute

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