Research Institute for Evidence-Based Practice - Systematic Reviews
Risk of child maltreatment: A systematic review of the predictive validity of instruments
Principal Investigator: Aron Shlonsky
This systematic review will collect a comprehensive list of studies on the various risk assessment models regarding the predictive validity of risk assessment instruments measuring maltreatment recurrence in child protection cases.
Cyber abuse targeting children and adolescents: A systematic review of its prevalence and of current prevention and intervention strategies
Principal Investigator: Faye Mishna
This systematic review will collect studies on prevention and intervention to combat cyber abuse. In addition we aim to explicate how cyber abuse is understood in the literature and to assist practitioners and policy makers involved in the early detection and management of cyber abuse involving children and adolescents.
Community participation in HIV vaccine trials: A systematic review
Principal Investigator: Peter Newman
This systematic review will collect studies to examine HIV vaccine trial participation among ethnic minority communities and to consider barriers, motivators, and implications for recruitment.
Social work educational program as an intervention for professional competency
Principal Investigator: Marion Bogo
This systematic review will collect studies to examine social work education and its potential influence on competency including the use or translation of knowledge, skills, attitudes, and judgment associated with the social work profession.
The effectiveness of retirement planning programs: A systematic review
Principal Investigator: Lynn McDonald
This systematic review will collect comprehensive and focused retirement planning initiatives to evaluate whether these interventions have an influence on knowledge, saving practices and adjustment to retirement.
A systematic review of interventions to reduce distress in adult victims of sexual violence and rape
Principal Investigator: Cheryl Regehr
The objective of this systematic review will be to complete an exhaustive and comprehensive search of controlled and clinical trials of psychotherapies for victims of rape and sexual assault, and to synthesize the studies based on outcomes related to distress and trauma.
Cognitive and behavioural interventions for substance abuse among members of the queer community. A Campbell Collaboration Systematic Review Protocol.
Principal Investigator: Jim Cullen
This is a systematic review of interventions for substance abuse among member of the queer community.