Dr. Jeannine Carrière

Associate Professor, School of Social Work, University of Victoria.

Jeannine is Métis originally from the Red River area of southern Manitoba. Her teaching experience is in areas such as Indigenous child and family services and other Indigenous content courses. Her research interests include Indigenous child and family practice and policy, Indigenous ways of knowing, mental health and decolonization for Indigenous people.

Dr. Jeannine Carrière discusses research on cultural planning, adoption and Aboriginal children, that looks at ways to keep children connected with their communities and in turn maintain their Indigenous identities.

Video from the University’s “Faces of UVIC Research.”

Jeannine Carriere:

Abstracts

Carriere, J. (2010). Maintaining Identities: The Soul Work of Adoption. In (Ed)
Carriere, J. Aski Awasis: Children of the Earth- First Peoples Speaking  on
 Adoption. Winnipeg: Fernwood Press.
 
Carriere, J. (2010). YTSA Families: Their Experiences and Recommendations. In (Ed) Carriere, J. Aski Awasis: Children of the Earth-First Peoples Speaking  on Adoption.Winnipeg: Fernwood Press.
 
Carriere, J. (2010). The Circle of Connectedness for Aboriginal Children. In (Ed)
Carriere, J. Aski Awasis: Children of the Earth-First Peoples Speaking  on Adoption. Winnipeg: Fernwood Press.
 
Carriere, J. (2010). Community and Culture: The Heart of the YTSA Open and Custom Adoption Program. In (Ed.). Aski Awasis: Children of the Earth-First
Peoples Speaking on Adoption. Winnipeg: Fernwood Press.

Carriere, J., Richardson, C. (2009). A Drop of Longing: Attachment Theory, the Indian Act and Indigneous Children in Canada. In Passion for Action. Regina: Prairie Child Welfare Consortium. In press.

See abstract for above article here.

Strega, S., Carriere, J. (Eds) (2009). Walking this Path Together: Anti-Racist and Anti-Oppressive Child Welfare. Winnipeg: Fernwood Press.

Carriere, J., Sinclair, R. (2009). Considerations for Cultural Planning in Aboriginal Adoptions. In Strega S, Carriere, J. (Eds), Walking this Path Together.Anti-Oppresive Child Welfare. Winnipeg: Fernwood Press.

Bastien, B., Carriere, J. Strega, S. (2009). Treatment vs. Healing: Substance Use and Aboriginal Families Involved in Child Welfare. In Strega, S., Carriere, J. (Eds), Walking This Path Together: Anti-Oppressive Child Welfare. Winnipeg: Fernwood Press.

Strega, S., Carriere, J. (2009). Introduction. In Strega, S., Carriere, J. (Eds), Walking This Path Together, Anti-Oppressive Child Welfare.Winnipeg: Fernwood Press.

Carriere, J. (2008). Indigenous Women, Adoption and Connection to Womanhood. In J. AlterNative. New Zealand. 4(1). In press.

Carriere, J. (2008). Maintaining Identities: The Soul Work of Adoption and Aboriginal Children. In J. Pimatisiwin, A Journal of Indigenous and Aboriginal Community Health. Spring, 2008. 6(1).

See abstract for above article hereLink to full article here

Carriere, J. (2007). Maintaining Identities in First Nation Adoption. First Peoples Child and Family Review. January 2007. 3(1). 46-64.

Carriere, J., Scarth, S. (2007). Aboriginal Children Maintaining Connections. In Brown, I., Chaze. F., Fuchs, D., Lafrance, J., McKay, S., & Thomas Prokop, S. (Eds.), Putting a human face on child welfare: Voices from the prairies. (pp. 203-221). Regina: Prairie Child Welfare Consortium.

Carriere, Jeannine (2007). Promising practice for maintaining identities in First Nation adoption. First Peoples Child & Family Review. Vol. 3 pp 46 – 64,

See abstract for above article here

Carriere, J. (2005). Connectedness and Health for First Nation Adoptees. Paediatrics and Child Health. November, 2005. 10 (9). 545-548.

 

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