Joanne Barry is a Research Associate in our Victoria office. She has 12 years of research experience and has managed, trained and supervised large teams of support and research staff. She has achieved her Master of Arts in Applied Social Psychology and her Honours Bachelor of Arts in Sociology & Psychology. She is also a Credentialed Evaluator (CE) as designated by the Canadian Evaluation Society (CES) In addition, Joanne has completed professional upgrading activities in various research areas, including courses related to evaluation, data collection and ethics.
Joanne has managed evaluation projects relying on multiple lines of evidence, and numerous large-scale provincial and national surveys. Joanne’s work has had a particular focus on programs targeting health and housing, and Aboriginal and youth populations. Projects recently managed by Joanne include Research and Innovations 2011 Program Evaluation for for the B.C. Ministry of Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training, the Include Me! Initiative: Quality of Life Survey for Community Living British Columbia, the Survey of Mental Health and Addictions Experience of Care in British Columbia for the B.C. Mental Health and Addictions Consultation Group and B.C. Health Authorities, and the (Canadian Human Activity Pattern Survey (CHAPS) II ) for Health Canada.