Presentations

2008 – 2015 LECTURE HIGHLIGHTS

C. Dell. 2015. “The Story of the Pearl”. What’s Hot with Peer Research Associates? 10th Edition World AIDS Day Special.

C. Dell. 2015. “Measuring Wellness in Indigenous Populations in Canada”. American Indian/Alaskan Native Binge Drinking: Reviewing Treatment and Developing Collaborative Research Methodologies to Measure Outcomes, Harvard University, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. Cambridge, MA.

C. Dell. 2015. “Pawsitive Reflections: How the work of a St John Ambulance therapy dog supports a trauma-informed approach to prisoner health. SPOR meeting. Saskatoon, SK.
C. Dell. 2015. “Culture as Intervention in Addictions Treatment”. 2015 Canadian Science Writers’ Association Conference. Saskatoon, SK.

C. Dell. 2015. “Indigenous Culture as Intervention in Healing from Addictions”. Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Grand Rounds. Saskatoon Health Region. Saskatoon, SK.

C. Dell. 2015. “Applying Research. Reflections from a Community-Based Researcher. Community-Based Research in Practice: A Symposium. Keynote. Kelowna, BC.

C. Dell. 2015. “Aboriginal Culture as a Health Intervention”. Social Work Week – Prince Albert Chapter.  Prince Albert, SK.

C. Dell.  2015. “Applying Research. Reflections from an Interdisciplinary Addiction Researcher”.  Royal Roads University, Doctor of Social Sciences Residency Keynote. Victoria, BC.

C. Dell. 2015. “Indigenous Culture as an Intervention  in Healing from Addictions”. Pacific AIDS Network. Vancouver, BC.

C. Dell. 2015. “Animal Assisted Interventions and Prenatal Nursing”. Beardy’s & Okemasis Willow Cree First Nation, SK.

C. Dell. 2014. “Animal Assisted Interventions”. Saskatoon Health Region Addiction and Mental Health Managers. Saskatoon, SK.

C. Dell & Subie (St. John Ambulance therapy dog). 2014. MACSI Board Meeting. Saskatoon, SK.       

C. Dell & Anna-Belle (St. John Ambulance therapy dog). 2014. “Addictions and Animal Assisted Interventions – Healing”. School of Social Work. Saskatoon: University of Regina.       

C. Dell & Subie (St. John Ambulance therapy dog). 2014. “Animal Assisted Interventions: A Dog’s Eye View”. SPCA Animal Welfare Conference. Saskatoon, SK.    

C. Dell. 2014. “Stigma and HIV: Understanding the Role of Cultural Understanding“. Ottawa: Ontario HIV Treatment Network. 

C. Dell & Subie (St. John Ambulance therapy dog). 2014. “Applying One Health to Understanding the Offering of PAWSitive Support”. One Health Leadership Conference. Saskatoon, SK.       

C. Dell & Anna-Belle (St. John Ambulance therapy dog). 2014. “Animal Assisted Interventions in the Mental Health and Addictions Fields”. Psychiatry Academic Research Day, Saskatoon Health Region & University of Saskatchewan. Saskatoon, SK.

C. Dell, S. Acoose & Anna-Belle (St. John Ambulance therapy dog). 2014. “Animals, Addictions and their Role in Recovery”. OASIS Group, Saskatoon Health Region. Saskatoon, SK.

C. Dell & Subie (St. John Ambulance therapy dog). 2014. “Addressing Violence with Animal Assisted Therapy”. Family Services Saskatoon. Saskatoon, SK.

C. Dell & Kisbey (St. John Ambulance therapy dog). 2014. “Working with a Therapy Dog at the Regional Psychiatric Centre in Saskatoon, Canada”. Elizabeth Fry Society of Saskatchewan Annual General  Meeting. Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Keynote Speaker.

C. Dell. 2014. “Honouring our Strengths: Culture as Intervention. Advances in Addiction Research in Canada”. 2014 NIDA International Forum. Peurto Rico, USA.

C. Dell & Anna-Belle (therapy dog). 2014.  “Applying Animal Assisted Therapy in the Treatment of Addictions”. SK Regional NNDAP Symposium. Saskatoon, SK. Key Note Speaker.

C. Dell & Anna-Belle (therapy dog). 2014. “PAWSitive Support: Animal Assisted Therapy & Wellness”.McMaster University Health and Aging Research Network, Community Event Talk. Hamilton, ON.

C. Dell. 2013. “Case Study–How has Aboriginal Culture Helped You, or Someone You Know, on the Journey of Healing from Addictions?” Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation Aboriginal Research Community Engagement Workshop. Saskatoon, SK.

B. Fornssler & C. Dell. 2013. “How has Aboriginal Culture Helped You, or Someone You Know, on the Journey of Healing from Addictions?” Prairies HIV Conference. Saskatoon, SK. In absentia.

C. Dell. 2013. “Culture, Healing and Addictions”. CIHR Best Brains ExChange – HIV, First Nations Health and on-Reserve Communicable Disease. Ottawa, ON.

C. Dell. 2013. CIHR Cafe Scientifique – The Role of Research in Getting to Zero. Saskatoon, SK. C. Dell. 2013. “Saskatchewan Addictions Statistics”. Up, Up & Away Workshop – Government of Saskatchewan. Saskatoon, SK.

C. Dell. 2013. “How has Aboriginal Culture Helped You, or Someone You Know, on the Journey of Healing from Addictions?”. Global Health Conference: Merging Minds for Global Health: A Multidisciplinary Call to Action . Saskatoon, SK.

C. Dell. 2013. “Animal Assisted Interventions and One Health”. University of Saskatchewan One Health Leadership Experience. Saskatoon, SK.

C. Dell. 2013. “The Role of Aboriginal Culture in Healing from Addictions”. Saskatchewan Provincial HIV Leadership Team. Saskatoon, SK.

C. Dell & S. Acoose. 2013. “Arts-Based Knowledge Translation”. Mental Health Commission of Canada Knowledge Translation Workshop (SPARK Training). Victoria, BC.

C. Dell. 2013. “Culture as Intervention”. Assembly of First Nations Mental Wellness Strategy Group. Ottawa, ON. (via teleconference).

C. Meeds-McGowan, J. Shenher, P. Butt, C. Dell. 2013. “What’s Your Cap? & FASD Prevention”. Pre-5th International Conference on FASD Session. Vancouver, BC. (via video).

C. Dell. 2013. “The Role of Aboriginal Culture in Healing from Addictions”. Saskatchewan HIV Provincial Leadership Team. Saskatoon, SK & via telehealth.

C. Dell & S. Acoose. 2013. “From Stilettos to Moccasins”. Westside Clinic Fire Within ~ Finding Our Voice. Saskatoon, SK.

C. Dell. 2013. “The Role of Aboriginal Culture in Healing”. SWITCH – Student Wellness Initiative Toward Community Health. Saskatoon, SK.

C. Dell, S. Acoose. 2012. “Principles of FASD Prevention Practice Arising from Work with Aboriginal Women”. Symposium 2: Supporting Women Who May be at Risk of Having a Child with FASD. Saskatchewan Prevention Institute FASD Conference, Saskatoon, SK.

C. Dell & S. Acoose. 2012. “From Stilettos to Moccasins”. Westside Clinic OASIS Program. Saskatoon, SK.

C. Dell. 2012. “Global Issues in Volatile Substance Misuse”. Foro: Internacional sobre uso indebido de psicoactivos volatiles (Inhalables). Mexico City, Mexico.

B. Fornssler, C. Dell, L. Sharpe, T. Walker. 2012. “How Has Aboriginal Culture Helped You, Or Someone You Know, On the Journey of Healing from Addictions”? Saskatchewan HIV Conference. Regina, SK.

C. Dell and S. Acoose. 2012. “Aboriginal Women and Healing from Addictions”. Pre-conference workshop Session. FASD Live 2012: Expanding Our Vision. Saskatoon, SK.

C. Dell. 2012. “Community-based Participatory Research with Aboriginal Peoples”. National Collaborating Centre for Determinants of Health & Institute of Population and Public Health Researcher-Practitioner Health Equity Workshop: Bridging the Gap, Toronto, ON.

C. Dell and M. Perron. 2012. “Lessons Learned from a Decade Ago: Identifying Addictions Research Partnerships”. Keynote. National Native Addictions Partnership Foundations Research Conference, Ottawa, ON.

C. Dell, N. Bresette, D. Dell, L. Whyte, E. Antione. 2012. Aboriginal Youth & Substance Abuse: From Problems to Strengths. ISHN-CASH Webinar.

C. Dell. (2012). “Saskatchewan’s DTFP Aboriginal Knowledge Exchange project & DTFP Evaluation Workbook“. Webinar. The Evidence Exchange Network.

C. Dell, M. Deleary. 2012. “Research and Culture – Aboriginal Health Intervention (Wellness)”. NNAPF Research Conference, Ottawa, ON.

C. Dell. 2012. “From Stilettos to Moccasins: A Case for Knowledge Translation“. NCCDH-IPPH Researcher-Practitioner Health Equity Workshop: Bridging the Gap. Toronto, ON.

C. Dell, S. Acoose, M. Martinson, S. Taylor, J. Gardipy. 2011. “From Stilettos to Moccasins: A Guide for Group Discussion”. Workshop. Issues of Substance Conference, Vancouver, BC.

Elder C. Papequash, L. LaLiberte, C. Dell, M. Fraser. 2011. “The Role of Aboriginal Culture in Traditional Healing: An Elder’s Story”. Issues of Substance Conference, Vancouver, BC.

C. Dell and S. Acoose. 2011. “From Stilettos to Moccasins”. Human Resources Social Development Canada, Aboriginal Health Speaker Series, Ottawa, ON.

“From Stilettos to Moccasins” music video viewed at the 2011 National Institute on Drug Abuse sponsored Drug Use, Abuse, and Dependence in Women: Promising Interventions and Treatments Meeting.

C. Dell. 2011. “Using the International Virtual Collaboratory for Collaborative Work”. NIDA International Fellowship Program, Hollywood, FL.

C. Dell and S. Acoose. 2011. “Hearing Our Voice: First Nations Women’s Healing from Drug Abuse”. Women’s and Children’s Health Conference, Saskatoon, SK. Keynote.

C. Dell and V. Naytowhow. 2011. “Hear Me Heal”. Saskatchewan Early Childhood Development Home Visiting Gathering, Saskatoon, SK. Keynote.

C. Dell. 2011. “Hearing Our Voices”. Prairie Women’s Health and Gender Matters in Saskatchewan: Mapping Research Initiatives, Gaps and Opportunities, Saskatoon, SK.

C. Dell. 2010. “So You Think you Can Sing and Dance Your Way to Better Health”. CIHR – Café Scientifique, Ottawa, ON.

C. Dell. 2010. “Hearing Our Voices. (Criminalized) Aboriginal Women’s Healing from Drug Abuse”. Correctional Service Canada National Creating Choices 20th Anniversary Forum: A Vision for the Future, Ottawa, ON.

C. Dell. 2010. “Substance Abuse: A Key Issue. (Criminalized) Aboriginal Women’s Healing (from Drug Abuse).” CSC Prairie Region Creating Choices – 20th Anniversary Forum, Saskatoon, SK.

C. Dell. 2010. “Women’s Healing From Substance Abuse “. Saskatchewan Regional Nursing Workshop, Saskatoon, SK.

C. Dell and S. Acoose. 2010. “From Stilettos to Moccasins: The Healing Journeys of Criminalized First Nations Women from Illicit Drug Abuse”. 2nd Annual First Nations, Inuit and Métis Health Research Meeting, Ottawa, ON.

C. Dell and S. Acoose. 2010. “Aboriginal Women Healing from Substance Abuse: A Service Provider Discussion”. Provincial Clinical Conference, Saskatoon, SK.

C. Dell and S. Acoose. 2010. “Cross-cutting Theme: Women”. National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program (NNADAP) Renewal National Forum, Ottawa, ON.

C. Dell. 2010. “From Stilettos to Moccasins”. Native Women’s Association of Canada Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Meeting of Experts, Regina, SK.

C. Dell and S. Acoose. 2010. “From Stilettos to Moccasins Workshop: A Service Provider Discussion about Stigma, Identity and Healing”. Saskatchewan Regional NNADAP Symposium on Addiction, Saskatoon, SK.

C. Dell. 2010. “From Stilettos to Moccasins Workshop: Educating through Song”. FASD: Discovering, Connecting and Creating Change, Waskesiu, SK.

C. Dell and S. Acoose. 2009. “Hear Me Heal: Women, Drug Abuse and the Healing Journey”. National Network for Aboriginal Mental Health Research, Montreal, QC.

C. Dell. 2010. “Aboriginal Women and Substance Abuse: Community Responses”. Corporate Leadership Development Program, Canadian School of Public Service, Regina, SK.

C. Dell and S. Acoose. 2010. “From Partnerships to Relationships: Our Team’s Story”. Accreditation Canada Training Event, Ottawa, ON. Keynote.

C. Dell. 2010. “Evaluation Research Workshop”. Saskatchewan Drug Strategy Conference, Saskatoon, SK.

C. Dell and S. Acoose. 2010. “Turning Research Partnerships into Relationships”. International Women’s Day Event, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK.

C. Dell. 2010. “Understanding Addictions”. School of Indian Social Work, First Nations University of Canada, Saskatoon, SK.

C. Dell. 2010. “Harm Reduction and Health”. CIHR – Café Scientifique, Saskatoon, SK.

C. Dell. 2009. “Implications for Women’s Healing from Problematic Substance Use Workshop”. Custody & Caring International Biennial Conference on the Nurse’s Role in the Criminal Justice System, Pre-Conference, Saskatoon, SK.

C. Dell, S. Cruz, D. Dell, M. Howard, S. MacLean, T. Ray. 2009.“Volatile Solvent Abuse Among Indigenous Youth: Similarities and Differences in Canada, Australia, Mexico, and the United States”, National Institute on Drug Abuse International Forum, Reno, NV.

C. Dell. 2009. “Mental Health, Substance Abuse, and the Well-Being of Communities”. CIHR – Café Scientifique, Saskatoon, SK.

C. Dell. 2009. “Sex, Gender and Diversity: Considering the Importance”. Youth Substance Abuse Prevention Committee, Ottawa, ON.

C. Dell. 2009. “Canadian Community Epidemiology Network on Drug Use – A Brief Review. Remember When…Workshop”. CCENDU, Toronto, ON.

C. Dell and S. Acoose. 2009. “CIHR Project: Initial Findings”. Workshop on Aboriginal Women & Addictions, Health Canada, First Nations & Inuit Health Branch, Ottawa, ON.

C. Dell. 2008. “Criminalized First Nations Women and Healing from Illicit Drug Abuse”. Correctional Service Canada Addictions Research Centre Speaker Series, Montague, PEI.

C. Dell, N. Poole, G. Chaim, S. Acoose. 2008. “Sex and Gender Based Analysis”. First Nations and Inuit Health Branch, First Nations Addictions Advisory Panel, Ottawa, ON.

C. Dell and S. Acoose. 2009. “Women, Girls and Substance Use”. Saskatchewan Prevention Institute FASD  Speakers Bureau, Waskesiu, SK.

C. Dell and Acoose. 2008. “Our Team’s Balanced Approach to Research”. National Native Addictions Partnership Foundation Director’s Meeting, Winnipeg, MB. (in absentia)

C. Dell. 2009. “Conducting Community-Based Participatory Research in Addictions: An Introduction for Researchers Workshop.” National Network on Aboriginal Mental Health Research Summer School, Montreal, QC.

C. Dell. 2008. “Women, Girls and Self-Harm”. 12th Symposium on Violence & Aggression, Saskatoon, SK.

C. Dell and V. Desjarlais. 2008. “Community-based Research Methodology”. National Native Addictions Partnership Foundation Training Seminar, Ottawa, ON.

C. Dell. 2008. “Understanding Self-Harm Among Women and Girls”. Elizabeth Fry Society of Saskatchewan Annual General Meeting, Saskatoon, SK. Keynote.

C. Dell. 2008. “Selling Your Ideas: Convincing Others that Gender Matters”. Gender Matters Conference, Toronto, ON. Keynote.

C. Dell. 2008. “Alcohol, Drugs and the Law and Order Agenda in Canada”. Elizabeth Fry Society of Saskatchewan Annual Town Hall Meeting, Saskatoon, SK.

C. Dell. 2008. “Intimate Partner Violence and Substance Abuse Issues”. Workshop on the Intersections between Vulnerabilities and Criminal Justice Processing of Intimate Partner Violence, Ottawa, ON.

C. Dell and C. Davies. 2008. “Canadian Drug Abuse Trends”, Community Epidemiology Work Group Meeting, National Institute on Drug Abuse, Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

C. Dell. 2008. “Women and Substance Use”. Simon Fraser University, Exploring Social Locations: Women’s Health and Policy in Canada Colloquium, Vancouver, BC. Keynote.



FASD SYMPOSIUM SPEAKERS: (L-R: Mary Moltz, Deborah Rutman, Colleen Dell, Sharon Acoose, Nancy Poole)


2008 – 2015  POSTER PRESENTATION HIGHLIGHTS

Sinclair, E. Hyshka, M. Asbridge L. Belle-Isle, W. Cavalieri, C. Dell, A. Hathaway, D., MacPherson, K. McBride, B. Pauly, K. Tupper, C. Wild. 2015. “Comparative Analysis of Provincial/Territorial Harm Reduction Policy: An Innovative Methodological Approach”. Inner City Health and Wellness Symposium. Edmonton. In absentia.

Wild, D. Hodgins, C. Dell, D. Adams. 2015. “Prairie CRISM Node”. Canadian Society of Addiction Medicine. Alberta. In absentia.

Hyshka, C. Sinclair, M. Asbridge, L. Belle-Isle, W. Cavalieri, C. Dell, A. Hathaway, D. MacPherson, B.  Pauly, K. Tupper, C. Wild. 2015. “A Comparative Analysis of Provincial/Territorial Harm Reduction Policy Making: An Innovative Methodological Approach.” Canadian Association for HIV Research. Toronto. In absentia.

K. Dunn, D. Chalmers & C. Dell. 2014. “Treating Mental Health and Addictions with Animal Assisted Interventions”. Violence & Aggression Symposium. Saskatoon, SK.

C. Dell. 2014. “PAWSitive Support: Applying Animal Assisted Therapy in the Treatment of Addiction & Mental Health”. International Women’s Group conference. Peurto Rico, USA.

C. Dell & S. Acoose. 2014. “Honouring Our Strengths: Indigenous Culture as Intervention in Addictions Treatment.” College on Problem Drugs and Dependences. Peurto Rico, USA.

C. Dell, D. Chalmers & K. Dunn. 2014. “The Helping Horse”. National Institute on Drug Abuse International Program. Peurto Rico, USA.

D. Robertson-Boersma, C. Dell & P. Butt. 2013. “What’s Your Cap? Know When to Put a Lid on Drinking: A Student-driven Initiative to Promote a Culture of Moderation around Alcohol Use on the U of S Campus”. Issues of Substance – Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse. Ottawa, ON. Faculty Supervisor. 1st prize.

N. Sartoris and Project Team. (2013). “Aboriginal Culture as Intervention”. U of S Engaged Scholar Day, Saskatoon, SK.. Faculty Supervisor. Prize acknowledgment.

E. Bartlett, Daschuk, M. and Duncan, R. (2013). “First Steps First: A Community-Based Workbook for Evaluating Substance Abuse and Mental Health Programs in Saskatchewan”. U of S Engaged Scholar Day, Saskatoon, SK.. Faculty Supervisor. Prize Acknowledgement.

B. Fornssler and Project Team (2013). “Honouring Our Strengths: Indigenous Culture as Intervention in Addictions Treatment”. U of S Engaged Scholar Day, Saskatoon, SK.. Faculty Supervisor.

S. Spence and Research Team. (2013). “Horse as Healer: Treating Volatile Solvent Abuse through Equine Assisted Learning”. U of S Engaged Scholar Day, Saskatoon, SK.. Faculty Supervisor. Prize Acknowledgement.

D. Robertson-Boersma. (2013). “What’s Your Cap? U of S Student Binge Drinking Prevention Initiative”. U of S Engaged Scholar Day, Saskatoon, SK.. Faculty Supervisor. Prize Acknowledgement.

R. Unsworth. (2013). “I’m a Stepping Stone to their Healing”: An Exploratory Study of the Role of Treatment Providers’ in Aboriginal Women’s Healing from Problematic Substance Use and Experiences of Violence”. U of S Engaged Scholar Day, Saskatoon, SK.. Faculty Supervisor. Prize Acknowledgement.

N. Sartoris and Project Team. (2013). “Aboriginal Culture as Intervention”. U of S Aboriginal Achievement Week, Saskatoon, SK.. Faculty Supervisor.

H. Davis, D. Robertson-Boersma, C. Dell, P. Butt. 2012. “U of S Student Binge Drinking Prevention Initiative”. University of Saskatchewan Health Sciences Research Day, Saskatoon, SK. Placed 2nd in the Epidemiology, Social, Cultural & Population Health Research category.

R. Taghizadeh Asl, B. Eshrati, C. Dell, K. Taylor, P. Afshar, M. Kamali, A. Mirzazadeh. 2012. “Outcome Assessment of a Triangular Clinic as a Harm Reduction Intervention in Rajaee-Shahr Prison, Iran”. National Institute on Drug Abuse International Program Forum, Palm Springs, FL.

J. Neil, K. Lang, C. Dell, J. Wright, S. Berenbaum, A. El-Aneed. 2011. “Qualitative Investigation of the  Experiences of Service Providers Providing Care to Injection Drug Users in Saskatoon Health Region”. Issues of Substance Conference, Vancouver, BC.

A. Tempier, C. Dell, Elder C. Papaquash, R. Duncan, R. Tempier. 2011. “Spontaneous Recovery from Substance Abuse among Aboriginal Peoples in Canada”. National Institute on Drug Abuse International Program Forum, Hollywood, FL.

A. Campbell, J. Egan, C. Dell, N. Gros-Louis, H. Harris, D. Lee, R. Masching, T. Prentice, L. Storm. 2011. “Alcohol Use, Safety and Best Practices in Ensuring HIV Care for Aboriginal People”. Canadian Association for HIV Research Conference, Toronto, ON. (in absentia)

A. Campbell, J. Egan, C. Dell, N. Gros-Louis, H. Harris, D. Lee, R. Masching, T. Prentice, L. Storm. 2010. “Making it Work: Operationalizing Principles of Ethical Research in Aboriginal Communities in the Context of Existing Institutional Structures”. AIDS 2010,  Vienna, Austria. (in absentia)

C. Dell and D. Dell. 2010. “From Benzos to Berries: Treatment Offered at an Aboriginal Youth Solvent Abuse Treatment Centre Relays the Importance of Culture”. National Institute on Drug Abuse International Program Forum, Scottsdale, AZ.

C.Dell. 2010. “From Stilettos to Moccasins: First Nations’ Women’s Healing From Drug Abuse”. National Institute on Drug Abuse International Program Forum, Scottsdale, AZ.

R. Unsworth and C. Dell. 2010. “Storytelling through Scripts: Addressing Stigma and Discrimination Faced by People Who Inject Drugs: Our Project’s Beginning.” Innovations in Qualitative Research Conference, Saskatoon, SK.

K. Lang, A. El-Aneed,  J. Wright,  C. Dell, Z. TeedJ. Bauer. 2009. “Building Bridges:  Qualitative Assessment  of  Crisis  Services Among  Persons Using Injection  Drugs”. Issues of Substance, Halifax, NS. K. Lang awarded CIHR student poster award.

K. Lang, A. El-Aneed, J. Wright, C. Dell, S. Berenbaum. 2009. “Investigation of Barriers to Accessing Health Services by Injection Drug Users in Saskatoon Health Region”. Canadian Society of Pharmaceutical Scientists Annual Conference, Vancouver, BC. (in absentia)

C. Dell, S. Cruz, D. Dell, M. Howard, S. MacLean, T. Ray. 2009. “Volatile Substance Abuse Among Indigenous Youth: Similarities and Differences in Canada, Australia, Mexico, and the United States”. National Institute on Drug Abuse International Forum, Reno, NV.

C. Dell, C. Fillmore, S. Ehtmantraut, S. Pooyak. 2009. “The Role of Treatment Providers in Aboriginal Women’s Healing from Illicit Drug Use”. Theorizing Justice: Interdisciplining the Divide, Winnipeg, MB.

C. Dell, E. Sauve, D. Chalmers, D. Dell, T. MacKinnon. 2008. “Horse as Healer: An Examination of Equine Assisted Learning (EAL) in the Healing of First Nations Youth from Solvent Abuse”. National Institute on Drug Abuse International Program, San Juan, Peurto Rico.

C. Dell, D. Dell, A. Ogborne, G. Graves. 2008. “Determining Optimal Length of Stay for Aboriginal Youth in Residential Treatment for Inhalant Abuse”. National Institute on Drug Abuse International Program, San Juan, Peurto Rico.

C. Dell, E. Sauve, D. Chalmers, D. Dell, T. MacKinnon. 2008. “Horse as Healer: An Examination of Equine Assisted Learning (EAL) in the Healing of First Nations Youth from Solvent Abuse”. World Psychiatric Association, Saskatoon, SK.

 

2008 – 2015 CONFERENCE PRESENTATION HIGHLIGHTS

Sinclair, E. Hyshka, M. Asbridge L. Belle-Isle, W. Cavalieri, C. Dell, A. Hathaway, D., MacPherson, K. McBride, B. Pauly, K. Tupper, C. Wild. 2015. “Harm Reduction Policy in Canada: Taking Stock Across the Provinces”. Insights: Focus on Public Health. Edmonton. In absentia.

C. Dell, N. Poole, Kisbey (St. John Ambulance Therapy Dog). 2015. “PAWSitive Reflections: How the Work of a St. John Ambulance Therapy Dog Supports a Trauma-Informed Approach to Prisoner Health”. 14th Biennial Custody and Caring International Conference on the Nurse’s Role in the Criminal Justice System. Saskatoon, SK.

C. Dell & N. Poole. 2015. “PAWSitive Reflections: How the Work of a St. John Ambulance Therapy Dog Supports a Trauma-Informed Approach to Prisoner Health”. Issues of Substance 2015: Addiction Matters. Montreal, Quebec.

C. Dell & C. Hopkins. 2015. “Culture as Intervention in Addiction Treatment: Applying and Measuring  and the Impact of Indigenous Culture in Addictions Treatment” Issues of Substance 2015: Addiction Matters. Montreal, Quebec.

Dell & N. Poole. 2015. “PAWSitive Reflections: How the Work of a St. John Ambulance Therapy Dog Supports a Trauma-Informed Approach to Prisoner Health” Swallows-Fry Conference. A Canadian Crisis: Criminalization & Imprisonment of Indigenous Women & those with Disabling Mental Health Issues. Saskatoon, SK.

C. Dell, Anna-Belle (St. John Ambulance therapy dog). 2014. “Bringing Trauma-Informed and Indigenous Mental Wellness Principles and Practices to Pour Work on FASD Prevention”. Living Well: FASD and Mental Health. Winnipeg, MB.

D. Chalmers & C. Dell. 2014. “Animal-Assisted Programs in Addiction and Mental Health Services: Navigating New Frontiers of Practice”. Celebrating Child Welfare Transformations: Interdisciplinary Practices, Field Education and Research. Saskatoon, SK.

Fornssler & C. Dell. 2014. “Honouring Our Strengths: Indigenous Culture and Intervention in Addictions Treatment”. FASDLive: Mapping Our Road to Success. Saskatoon, SK.

Dell, D. Chalmers & Subie (St. John Ambulance therapy dog). “Treating Drug Addiction with AAT: Contributions of One Health”. 7th International Symposium: Safety +& Health in Agricultural & Rural  Populations. Global Perspectives. Saskatoon, SK.

C. Hopkins, B. Fornssler, C. Dell. 2014. “Honouring Our Strengths: Indigenous Culture as Intervention in Addictions Treatment”. Ottawa, ON. (In absentia)

E. Sauve, B. Fornssler, C. Dell. 2014. “PAWSitive Support: Applying Animal Assisted Therapy in Addictions Mental Health”. Honouring Our Strengths. Ottawa, ON. (In absentia).

D. Chalmers, T. Dowling, R. Johner, C. Dell. 2014. “Veterinary Social Work: A Canadian Project in the Making.” Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences. St. Catharines, ON. (In absentia)

C. Dell. 2014. “Topic 3–Approaches with Diverse Women (and their Children) at Higher Levels of Risk”.  FASD Prevention Research and Knowledge Translation:  Developing a Pan-Canadian Agenda. Saskatoon, SK.

R. Taghizadeh Asl, B. Eshrati, C. Dell, K. Taylor, P. Afshar, M. Kamali, A. Mirzazadeh. 2013. “Outcome Assessment of a Triangular Clinic as a Harm Reduction Intervention in Rajaee-Shahr Prison, Iran”. Middle East and North Africa Harm Reduction Association Conference. Beirut, Lebanon. In absentia.

C. Dell, R. Duncan, A. Desroches, M. Bendig, M. Steeves, H. Turner, T. Quaife, C. McCann, B. Enns. 2013. “Back to the Basics: Identifying Positive Youth development as the Theoretical Framework for a Youth Drug Prevention Program in Rural Saskatchewan, Canada Amidst a Program Evaluation”. Issues of Substance – Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse. Ottawa, ON.

Elder J. Dumont, C. Hopkins, C. Dell, P. Menzies & Team. 2013. Culture as Intervention in Addictions Treatment: Appreciating the Evidence within indigenous Knowledge. Issues of Substance – Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse. Ottawa, ON.

E. Sauve, C. Dell, D. Chalmers, N. Kirlin (2013). “PAWSitive Support: Applying Animal Assisted Therapy in the Treatment of Addictions”. Issues of Substance – Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse. Ottawa, ON.

J. Shenher, C. Meeds McGowan, D. Roberston-Boersma, C. Dell & P. Butt. 2013. “Lessons Learned: One Year into the University of Saskatchewan’s What’s Your Cap? Student Binge-Drinking Prevention Initiative.” Issues of Substance – Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse. Ottawa, ON. In absentia.

C. Dell, C. Hopkins, B. Fornssler, N. Kirlin, S. Swampy, P. Butt. 2013. “ExChanging Conversations: Aboriginal Culture in the Journey of Healing from Addictions”. Issues of Substance – Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse. Ottawa, ON.

R. Masching & C. Dell. 2013. “Alcohol Use by Aboriginal Persons Living with HIV/AIDS and its Association with Access to Care and Treatment”. Wise Practices IV: The Role of Research in Getting to Zero. Saskatoon, SK.

J. Brockman, E. Campbell, C. Dell., B. Fornssler, C. Hopkins, L. LaLiberte, H. McKenzie, D. Mykota, Elder C. Papequash, C. Ross, S. Swampy, T. Walker. 2013. “How has Aboriginal Culture Helped You, or Someone You Know, on the Journey of Healing from Addictions? Qualitative Analysis Conference. Ottawa, ON.

G. Thomas, N. Poole, L. Greaves, L.Bialystok, C. Dell. 2013. “Patterns of Alcohol Use Among Women of Childbearing Years in Canada: Implications for FASD Prevention”. 5th International Conference on FASD. Vancouver, BC. (in absentia).

J. Brockman, E. Campbell, C. Dell., B. Fornssler, C. Hopkins, L. LaLiberte, H. McKenzie, D. Mykota, Elder C. Papequash, C. Ross, S. Swampy, T. Walker. 2013. “How has Aboriginal Culture Helped You, or Someone You Know, on the Journey of Healing from Addictions? Native American & Indigenous Studies Annual Meeting. Saskatoon, SK. (in absentia)

D. Robertson-Boersma, J. Shenher, C. McGowan, C. Dell, P. Butt. 2012. “The U of S Student Binge Drinking Prevention Initiative: An Opportunity to Learn Together”. FASD Live 2012: Expanding Our Vision. Saskatoon, SK.

J. Boucher, G. Cartier, L. Longclaws, C. Dell. 2012. “Equine Assisted Learning Research Project”. SK Inhalant Conference, Saskatoon, SK.

C. Ross, C. Gardiner, M. Bendig, B. Fornssler, C. Dell. 2012. “Happenings in the Background: Facilitating Community Conversation for Qualitative Inquiry “. IQRC Conference, Saskatoon, SK.

N. Poole, L. Greaves, G. Thomas, C. Dell. 2012. “Patterns of Alcohol Use Among Women of Childbearing Years in Canada: Implications for FASD Prevention”. Second European Conference on FASD, Barcelona, Spain. (In absentia)

A. Campbell, C. Dell, J. Egan, N. Gros-Louis, H. Harris, D. Lee, R. Masching, T. Prentice, L. Storm. 2012. “Alcohol Use by Aboriginal Persons Living with HIV/AIDS and its Association with Access to Care and Treatment”. Atlantic Conference on Harm Reduction: No Harm in Trying Gathering, Halifax, NS.

C. Dell, S. Acoose, M. Martinson, S. Taylor, J. Gardipy. 2011. “From Stilettos to Moccasins: A Guide for Group Discussion”. Workshop. Issues of Substance Conference, Vancouver, BC.

Elder C. Papequash, L. LaLiberte, C. Dell, M. Fraser. 2011. “The Role of Aboriginal Culture in Traditional Healing: An Elder’s Story”. Issues of Substance Conference, Vancouver, BC.

C. Davey, A. Niccols, J. Henderson, M. Dobbins, W. Sword, C. Cunningham, A. Smith, L. Thabane, C. Dell, T. Wylie, E. Suave. 2011.  “Predictors of Research Use among Service Providers in Aboriginal Addiction Programs Serving Women”. Issues of Substance Conference, Vancouver, BC.

A. Campbell, C. Dell, J. Egan, N. Gros-Louis, H. Harris, D. Lee, R. Masching, T. Prentice, L. Storm. 2011. “Alcohol Use by Aboriginal Persons Living with HIV/AIDS and its Association with Access to Care and Treatment”. Wise Practices III HIV/AIDS Research Conference, Halifax, NS.

N. Poole, D. Badry, C. Dell, A. Hache. 2011. “The Power of Networking – Highlights of the Work of the Network Action Team on FASD Prevention from a Women’s Health Determinants Perspective”. All Our Sisters 2011 National Forum, Toronto, ON. (in absentia)

C. Dell, M. Daschuk, R. Duncan, M. Kushniruk, R. Tempier. 2011. “Applying the Principles of Community-Based Research to Mental Health and Addictions Program Evaluation”. Canadian Evaluation Society Conference, Edmonton, AB. (in absentia)

L. Longclaws and C. Dell. 2011. “Healing with Horses: Aboriginal Youth in Residential Treatment for Solvent Abuse”. Indigenous Peoples’ Health Research Centre Inaugural Conference, Saskatoon, SK.

Elder C. Papaquash, R. Bone, J. Custer, G. McCallum, C. Dell, R. Duncan, C. Shorting, A. Tempier, R. Tempier. 2011. “Role and Meaning of Support in Aboriginal Peoples’ Recovery from Substance Abuse”. Indigenous Peoples’ Health Research Centre Inaugural Conference, Saskatoon, SK.

C. Dell and S. Acoose. 2010. “From Stilettos to Moccasins”. CIHR Innovations in Gender, Sex and Health Research Conference, Toronto, ON.

A. Campbell, C. Dell, J. Egan, N. Gros-Louis, H. Harris, D. Lee, R. Masching, T. Prentice, L. Storm. 2011. “Alcohol Use by Aboriginal Persons Living with HIV/AIDS and its Association with Access to Care and Treatment”. Ontario HIV Treatment Network Research Conference, Toronto, ON. (in absentia)

E. Sauve and C. Dell. 2011. “Horse as Healer: Applying Equine Assisted Learning (EAL) to Uncover and Strengthen the Spirit of First Nations Youth Who Abuse Solvents”. Healing Our Spirit Worldwide, the 6th Gathering, Honolulu, HI.

S. Acoose, C. Dell, C. Ghostkeeper, Elder J. Paul, C. Stirbys. “Hearing Our Voice: First Nations Women’s Healing From Drug Abuse”. Healing Our Spirit Worldwide, the 6th Gathering, Honolulu, HI.

C. Dell and S. Acoose. 2010. “From Stilettos to Moccasins: The Healing Journeys of Criminalized First Nations Women from Illicit Drug Use”. Innovations in Qualitative Research Conference, Saskatoon, SK.

C. Dell and S. Acoose. 2010. “An Introduction to Translating Academic Knowledge – A Critical Step in Community-Based Research Workshop”. Innovations in Qualitative Research Conference, Saskatoon, SK.

R. Jackson, R. Masching, T. Prentice, C. Dell, A. Campbell. 2010. “Decolonizing Methodologies Across Cultures: Building Indigenous and Allied Researcher Capacity”. INIHKD Conference, Washington, DC. (in absentia)

C. Dell and R. Masching. 2010. “Alcohol Use by Aboriginal Peoples Living with HIV/AIDS and its Association with Access to Care and Treatment”. Canadian Conference on HIV/AIDS Research, Saskatoon, SK.

S. Acoose, C. Dell, C. Tait, N. Crowe-Salazar. 2009. “From Here to There: Transition, Boundaries and Points of Disruption in the Delivery of Mental Health and Addictions Services to First Nations, Métis and Inuit Peoples”. Native Health Research Conference, Portland, OG.

C. Dell, S. Pooyak, L. Kirmayer, C. Lalonde, M. Tousignat, C. Issac. 2009. “Innovative Research in Mental Health from the National Network for Aboriginal Mental Health Research”. National Aboriginal Health Conference, Ottawa, ON.

N. Poole, G. Chaim, C. Dell. 2009. “Better Treatment, Harm Reduction and Prevention with Sex, Gender and Diversity”. Issues of Substance, Halifax, NS.

C. Dell, A. Narvie, S. Acoose, Elder J. Paul, P. Young. 2009. “Hear Me Heal: A Research Project on Aboriginal Women, Drug Abuse and the Healing Journey”. Issues of Substance, Halifax, NS.

C. Dell and C. Hopkins. 2009. “From Prozac to Peanuts: Treatment Offered at an Aboriginal Youth Solvent Abuse Treatment Centre Relays the Importance of Culture”. 5th International Multidisciplinary Conference on Spirituality & Health: Working Together for Optimal Health, Calgary, AB.

C. Dell and S. Acoose. 2009. “Hear Me Heal: Aboriginal Women, Drug Abuse and the Healing Journey. Translating Finding to Community”. National Network on Aboriginal Mental Health Research Annual Meeting, Montreal, QC.

C. Dell and S. Acoose, 2009. “Hear Me Heal: How the Voices of First Nations Women have been a Teaching Tool for a Canadian Research Project on Women’s Healing Journeys from Drug Abuse”. 5th International Conference on Indigenous Education: Pacific Nations, Honolulu, HI.

D. Chalmers, C. Dell, E. Sauve. 2008. “Horse as Healer: Applying Equine Assisted Learning (EAL) to Uncover and Strengthen the Spirit of First Nations Youth Who Abuse Solvents”. New Directions in Population Health Research: Linking Theory, Ethics and Practice, Regina, SK.

C. Dell. 2008. “Starting from the Beginning – Our Team’s Balanced Approach to Research….or Attempt to Balance the Research Process”. National Network on Aboriginal Mental Health Research Annual Meeting, Montreal, QC.

C. Dell and Canadian Northwest FASD Partnership (virtual). 2008. “Preventing FASD: Collaborating on a Health Determinants Approach“. International Conference on FASD, Banff, AB.

C. Dell, J. Kilty, S. Acoose, D. Blunderfield, V. Desjarlais. 2008. “Positioning the Voices of First Nations Women: The Impact of Stigma in our Healing Journeys from Illicit Drug Abuse”. Madness, Citizenship and Social Justice: A Human Rights Conference, Vancouver, BC. (in absentia)

C. Dell, S. Acoose, V. Desjarlais, C. Fillmore. 2008. “Beginning the Research Process with Our Stories: Innovative Benefits for the Research, the Researchers and the Research Participants“. Innovations in Qualitative Research Conference, Saskatoon, SK.

K. Chessie, C. Dell, J. Gardipy, C. Fillmore. 2008. “Balancing the Research Process: Our Contribution to Qualitative Data Analysis”. Innovations in Qualitative Research Conference, Saskatoon, SK.

C. Dell, S. Acoose, V. Desjarlais, S. Grantham, J. Gardipy. 2008. “Beginning the Research Process with Our Stories: Innovative Benefits for the Research, the Researchers and the Research Participants“. First Nations and Inuit Health Branch, Montreal, QC.

C. Dell, E. Sauve, D. Chalmers, D. Dell, T. MacKinnon. 2008. “Horse as Healer: Applying Equine Assisted Learning (EAL) to Uncover and Strengthen the Spirit of First Nations Youth Who Abuse Solvents“.  First Nations and Inuit Health Branch, Montreal, QC.

 

And always out and about in communities sharing our research findings in unique and engaging ways!

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