Year: 2006 Source: Thunder Bay, ON: Centre of Excellence for Children and Adolescents With Special Needs, (2006). 45p. SIEC No: 20070265

This study examined the potential for the WASC-Y (Westerman Aboriginal Symptom Checklist for Youth) to be used as a risk assessment tool with Aboriginal youth in Nunavut. The reasons for choosing this particular tool, general comments about mental health problems among Aboriginal youth, the Cultural Competency Continuum, & initial recommendations to the Government of Nunavut are discussed. (27 refs.)