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Community Engagement for Comprehensive Tobacco Control, Program Training and Consultation Centre

Toronto, Ontario
March 31, 2011

Toronto Metro Hall, 55 John Street, 3rd Floor, Room 302

8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (sign-in begins at 8:00)

Community Engagement for Comprehensive Tobacco Control is a one-day workshop for professionals to strengthen community capacity to provide effective tobacco interventions.

The workshop will explore the evidence to support collaborative action for tobacco cessation. Participants will learn key principles & practical tips to mobilize the community to support comprehensive tobacco control. Opportunity to reflect on individual & community strengths will assist in the identification of next steps. In-depth local case studies will be profiled.

Presenters: Dearbhla Lynch and Lynn Johnston

Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites for this workshop, however we strongly suggest that you complete the “Cessation” Module of the OTRU web-based course “Tobacco & Public Health: From Theory to Practice” prior to the workshop. This free online course takes 2 to 4 hours to complete and can be accessed at

Target Audience: Public health department staff, and staff and/or volunteers of community partner agencies providing comprehensive tobacco control interventions and/or with an interest in building local cessation capacity.

For more information or to register, please visit