Health Promotion Theories

Planning and Integration Specialist, South West Local Health Integration Network

London, Ontario
Deadline August 9, 2012

The South West Local Health Integration Network  (LHIN), is one of 14 local organizations that have been created in Ontario to plan, coordinate and fund local health services, including hospitals, community care access centres (CCACs), long-term care homes, community health centres (CHCs), community support service agencies, and mental health and addictions agencies. The office of the South West LHIN is located in London, Ontario.

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June Holley’s network weaver website explores the key dynamics in creating healthy communities. June has been weaving economic and community networks for more than 25 years. Her website includes network services, training centre, resources, a blog, and the paper Building Smart Communities through Network Weaving which investigates building sustainable communities through improving their connectivity.  She also talks about weaving people, ideas and projects on YouTube at

Network Mapping for Ontario’s Healthy Communities Partnerships


I What is network mapping?
II Project background and context
III Steps for Healthy Communities Partnerships to create a network map
IV Results: trends and patterns in the Healthy Communities Partnerships’ network maps
V Conclusion

--submitted by Robyn Kalda, Health Nexus

I What is network mapping?

Network mapping is also known as social network analysis.

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Theory of Change Community

The ToC Community website includes a definition, basics, origin, ToC process, training opportunities and an online library.

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This national charity is dedicated to preventing injuries and saving lives, by helping Canadians to see and manage the risks in their lives. Its main focus is youth, the age group at peak risk for injury.

Ontario Injury Prevention Resource Centre

OIPRC helps injury prevention practitioners reduce injury in Ontario. The website includes information on workshops, webinars, a networking forum, publications and online resources.

Theory in a Nutshell: A Guide to Health Promotion Theory

Type of Resource: Book
Source: (2004). Sydney: McGraw Hill Professional
Author: Nutbeam, D. and Harris, E

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