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Online Resources Related to Feature Article 652

1. Dotmocracy Handbook
Online, available at: http://www.dotmocracy.org/download/cooptools_dotmocracy_handbook_1-00.pdf

This document is a handbook of instructions and worksheets for various methods of applying dotmocracy with groups. The handbook also contains great facilitation tips and advanced dotmocracy techniques.

2. Evidence-Informed Practice Resources
Online, available at: http://www.mdfilestorage.com/thcu/pubs/782702534.doc

Health Fairs at Ontario Health Units

Many public health units in Ontario offer Prenatal and Child Health Fairs on a regular basis.

Examples are:

 

 

 

 

 

Additional Health Fair Planning Resources

Health Fair Planning Guide is a resource from the Family and Consumer Sciences of the Texas AgriLife Extension Service. It provides information on planning, implementing and evaluating health fairs.
http://fcs.tamu.edu/Health/health_fair_planning_guide

Health Fair Timeline and Checklist provides an itemized checklist of planning tasks beginning 12 months prior to a health fair and includes follow-up activities. Independence Blue Cross.
http://www.ibx.com/pdfs/custom/worksite_wellness/employer_tools/health_f...

 

 

Online Resource Related to OHPE Feature 646

To read a perspective on the Economic Burden of Injury in Canada in The Globe and Mail by Andre Picard, see http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/health/accidents-cost-economy-198-bi....

 

Organizations Related to OHPE Feature 646

Ontario Injury Prevention Resource Centre helps injury prevention practitioners reduce injury in Ontario. The Economic Burden of Injury in Canada, SMARTRISK report is available on the Ontario Injury Prevention Resource Centre website at http://www.oninjuryresources.ca/news_archive/canadas_injury_burden_almos...

Discussion Groups Related to OHPE Feature 640

Online volunteer organizations can to connect with other volunteers and advocate at http://servenet.org/.

A network for volunteer managers is at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/cybervpm/.

A project of Action without Borders, Idealist is an interactive site where people and organizations can exchange resources and ideas, locate opportunities and supporters at http://www.idealist.org/hrp/volmgt/volmgt.html.

Online Tools and Resources Related to OHPE Feature 640

Saskatchewan Parks and Recreation Association provides resources that support and encourage volunteerism in Saskatchewan at http://www.spra.sk.ca/knowledge/Resources/vman.htm.

The NonProfit Times is the leading business publication for nonprofit management at http://www.nptimes.com/.

The Free Management Library provides comprehensive resources regarding the leadership and management of yourself, other individuals and groups at http://www.managementhelp.org/.

Print Resources Related to OHPE Feature 640

Banks, Marjorie M.W. (2001). A study of church leaders, volunteers, and members on the use of volunteers in the church. A dissertation paper, Pepperdine University.

Colomy, P., Chen, H., & Andrews, G. L. (1987). Situational facilities and volunteer work. Journal of Volunteer Administration, 6, 20-25.

Freeman, Richard B. (1997). Working for Nothing: The supply of volunteer labor. Journal of Labor Economics, 15, 140-166.

Canadian Institute for Health Information

Canadian Institute for Health Information is an independent, not-for-profit organization that provides essential data and analysis on Canada’s health system and the health of Canadians. CIHI tracks data in many areas, thanks to information supplied by hospitals, regional health authorities, medical practitioners and governments. Other sources provide further data to help inform CIHI’s in-depth analytic reports. The CIHI website includes research and reports, data and standards at http://secure.cihi.ca/cihiweb/splash.html.

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