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Values & Assumptions

Building Communities from the Inside Out: A Path Toward Finding and Mobilizing a Community


Type of Resource: Book
Source: Asset-Based Community Development Institute 1993 376 pages $15 U.S.
Author: Kretzmann, John and McKnight, John

Aging & Seniors Resources from Health Canada


OHPE Bulletin #40.1 February 6, 1998

A. Experience in Action: A Community Dissemination Kit
1. The Kit Includes
2. Using the Materials -
a) Extending the Dialogue
b) Applying the Lessons
c) The Big question - Where to go from here?
d) A Checklist for Effective Leadership & Consensus Building
3. Where to order the Kit

B. The Safe Living Guide: Home Safety for Seniors

C. Aging Vignettes from NACA

D. NACA Position on Determining Health Care Priorities

Developing Nutrition Month Campaigns


OHPE Bulletin #38.1 January 23, 1998

A. And The Twelve Steps Are...
B. Creative Strategies For Nutrition Month
C. Decide Who You Want To Reach And Get To Know Them (Step 3)
D. Figure Out The Best Ways To Reach Your Audience (Step 6)
E. Get Going On Your Message (Step 8)
F. Evaluate What You've Done (Step 12)

Focus on Harm Reduction


OHPE Bulletin #31.1 November 28, 1997

A. Harm Reduction And Health Promotion: Achieving Health For All

i. Defining the Approach

ii. Participatory Communication and Harm Reduction

iii. Health Promotion and Harm Reduction

B. The Street-Involved Youth Harm Reduction Project (SIYHRP)

C. Risk Taking: A Grade 8 Lesson Plan....A Work In Progress

D. Risk Communications Presentations - Synopsis

i. "High Stress, High Concern: Tools & Principles of Risk Communication"

ii. "Strategies for Effective Risk Communication on Drinking Water Risks"

Action Statement on Health Promotion


 Canadian Public Health Association Action Statement was produced after 2 years of regional discussions and intensive work at 1996 CPHA conference - setting direction for HP for next 10 years. It builds upon the work of the Ottawa Charter and other key documents. The Statement notes that: promoting health requires that we focus our efforts and prioritize our actions by: sharing a vision & values of HP; creating alliances; knowledge, skills and capacity; political commitment and healthy public policies; strengthening our communities; and health systems reform.


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