Vocational and Rehabilitation Research Institute (VRRI)

Stress (2005)

This factsheet was prepared by the Calgary-based Vocational and Rehabilitation Research Institute (VRRI), an agency that helps people with disabilities as well as the community at large.

In simple language, the authors explain what stress is; situations that may lead to stress; and what a person can do to deal with stress effectively.

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2012-04-23

They Pick on Me at Work: A Workbook on Harassment in the Workplace (2007)

This document is part of a workshop on harassment developed by the Calgary-based Vocational and Rehabilitation Research Institute (VRRI), an agency that helps people with disabilities as well as the community at large.

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2012-04-16

SmokeTalk Workbook (2003)

The SmokeTalk program, designed to increase awareness of the negative effects of tobacco use, was developed by the Calgary-based Vocational and Rehabilitation Research Institute (VRRI), an agency that helps people with disabilities as well as the community at large.

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2012-03-26

Tobacco Free Too - Student Workbook (2000)

This workbook was prepared by the Calgary-based Vocational and Rehabilitation Research Institute (VRRI), an agency that helps people with disabilities as well as the community at large.

Aimed at young people, the workbook contains information on the human body; the negative effects of tobacco; the lure of tobacco advertising; and how to support someone who is trying to quit smoking.

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2012-03-19

Healthy Meals: What Food Makes a Good Meal (2006)

This is one in a series of booklets prepared by the Calgary-based Vocational and Rehabilitation Research Institute (VRRI), an agency that helps people with disabilities as well as the community at large.

The authors explain why good nutrition is important; what the food groups are, according to Health Canada; and what constitutes a serving. They have included a section for noting preferences from each of the food groups.

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2012-03-12

Somebody Picks on Me at Work: A Pamphlet on Harassment in the Workplace (2007)

This is one in a series of booklets prepared by the Calgary-based Vocational and Rehabilitation Research Institute (VRRI), an agency that helps people with disabilities as well as the community at large.

In this booklet, the authors define harassment and bullying, noting the subtle distinction between the two. They explain what the individual, his staff, and his boss can and should do about bullying and harassment.

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2012-03-05

Keep Your Body Fit! (2007)

This is one in a series of booklets prepared by the Calgary-based Vocational and Rehabilitation Research Institute (VRRI), an agency that helps people with disabilities as well as the community at large.

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2012-03-05

Knowing When Enough is Enough: Comic Book (2010)

This comic book is part of the Knowing When Enough is Enough resource, prepared by the Calgary-based Vocational and Rehabilitation Research Institute (VRRI), an agency that helps people with disabilities as well as the community at large.

The comic tells the story of a teenage boy’s night of excessive drinking and the consequences it has, including finding embarrassing photos of himself posted on Facebook.

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2012-01-27

Knowing When Enough is Enough: A resource about alcohol use and abuse for youth with low-English literacy – Facilitator's Guide (2010)

This facilitator’s guide is part of Knowing When Enough is Enough, a resource prepared by the Calgary-based Vocational and Rehabilitation Research Institute (VRRI), an agency that helps people with disabilities as well as the community at large.

In addition to the facilitator’s guide, the resource includes a comic and fact sheets, written in plain language, for the participants.

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2012-01-27

What is Bullying? [Video – 5:34] (2009)

This six-minute video is part of a resource kit called entitled “Guard Against Bullying,” aimed at young people with low English literacy skills.

The video focuses on the nature of bullying, which can fall into one of four categories: verbal, social, physical, and cyber. It features scenes set in a large high school, with student actors taking on a variety of roles.

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2012-01-24

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