Creighton G., Shumay S., Moore E., Saewyc E. (2014). Capturing the wisdom and the resilience: How the Pinnacle Program fosters connections for alternative high school students. Vancouver: Stigma and Resilience Among Vulnerable Youth Centre, University of British Columbia.
By jwolowic on December 4, 2014
The Pinnacle Program is a joint partnership between the Vancouver Board of Education and the Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD–the Provincial Ministry responsive for child protection) which provides grades 11 and 12 secondary education for adolescents. The Pinnacle Program is an innovative educational model that provides low barrier access for youth who wish […]
Saewyc EM, Miller BB, Rivers R, Pitcher C, Barone CC, & Moore E. (2014). Four organizations partnered to address youth homelessness in Vancouver: Analysis of an intersectoral collaboration. Vancouver, BC: Stigma and Resilience Among Vulnerable Youth Centre, University of British Columbia.
By bmiller on June 12, 2014
In the mid-2000’s, health care and social service providers in Vancouver witnessed street-involved youth with undiagnosed and/or under-treated mental illnesses repeatedly entering their services in a state of chaos and crisis. They had no means of intervening with youth through the housing and mental health systems. In an attempt to break this cycle and fill […]