June 16, 2011
Duration: 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (sign-in begins at 8:30)
North York Civic Centre, Committee Room #3, 5100 Yonge Street
Presenters: Anne Marie O’Keefe and Lynn Cook
An in-depth one-day session on developing media advocacy skills to support active living, healthy eating, and tobacco control initiatives.
This one-day workshop will introduce participants to the importance and value of media advocacy as a tool to advance healthy public policy and how community mobilization can support local and community level policy efforts. Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to:
- Explain the role of public policies in supporting healthy behaviors
- Identify specific policies to address identified public health problems
- Explain how media advocacy can be used to advance specific health policies
- Design and execute media advocacy interventions and campaigns
Note: This workshop will also be delivered in London on June 15 and in Ottawa on June 17.
Please visit http://www.ptcc-cfc.on.ca/english/Training/ and choose the location most convenient to you!