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Publications database

As leaders in the field of community development, CCBR has published hundreds of materials including manuals, project reports, books, DVDs and academic journal articles. Browse through our publications database to view all of our available resources. 

Here is a small selection of our public reports by theme area:

Family Support & Early Childhood Development

Parenting Issues for Newcomer Families: Waterloo Region Findings

Parenting Issues for Newcomer Families: Summary and Recommendations

Cultural Diversity

An Environmental Scan of English Language Service in Waterloo Region

Beyond the Welcome: Churches Responding to Immigrant Reality In Canada

Waterloo Region Immigrant Employment Network (WRIEN): Year 3 Evaluation Report

Mental Health and Addictions

Thunder Bay Accommodation Needs Assessment

Thunder Bay Needs Assessment and Community Plan

Taking Culture Seriously in Community Mental Health


Return to the Community: The Process of Closing An Institution

Women's Issues

Study of Violence Against Women in Perth & Huron Counties: Research Report

Health Promotion

Family Dental Health Scrapbook: How do We Keep our Smiles Healthy?

Organizational Capacity Building

Development of the Community Research Ethics Office: Supporting Community Based Research in Waterloo Region

Justice and Faith: Mobilizing Christian Reformed Church Congregations for Justice


Pathways to Success: Immigrant Youth at High School

Economic Insecurity and Poverty

Payday Lending: In Search of a Local Alternative

International Development

The Overseas Experience: A Passport to Improved Volunteering – A Research Report

Selected Academic Publications


Featured Publications (below)

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