Action Areas, Strengthen community action, Healthy Public Policy, Create Supportive Environments, Develop Personal Skills, Health Reform

Alcohol Policy and FASD Prevention

I Introduction
II Role of public health
III Social marketing campaign
IV Resources

--submitted by Wendy McAllister, BSc, Manager, Best Start Resource Centre, Health Nexus, and Benjamin Rempel, MPH, health promotion field support specialist, Public Health Ontario

I Introduction

Training Youth Staff to Work with Youth, Parks and Recreation Ontario

Toronto, Ontario
August 9, 2012

9:30 a.m. (registration), 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Sport Alliance Ontario, 3 Concorde Gate, Boardrooms 3 and 4

Often times, staff who work in youth programs are youth themselves. Without appropriate training, it can be difficult for them to create the kind of environment which will attract and retain program participants. This workshop will provide you with a training tool you can use with your Youth Staff. It covers such topics as:

Alcohol Policy in Ontario: The importance of on-going dialogue and discussions


I Introduction
II Alcohol: No ordinary commodity forum
III Summary
V Conclusion
VI References
VII Resources

--submitted by Ben Rempel, MPH, Health Promotion Field Support Specialist, Health Promotion, Chronic Disease & Injury Prevention, Public Health Ontario

Registered Dietitians, Niagara Region

Niagara Region, Ontario
Deadline April 26, 2012

Great Careers & Healthy Lifestyles

Efficacy of Community Gardens as a Tool to Enhance Food Security

I Introduction
II At a Glance: Background and Efficacy of Community Gardens
III Community Gardens and First Nations
IV Benefits of Community Gardens
V Challenges of Community Gardens
VI Conclusion

Submitted by Sara Awija


I Introduction

Eliminating barriers to dental hygiene – A community health centre’s effort to provide free, accessible oral health care

Submitted by Heather McLeod, Windsor Essex Community Health Centre

I Introduction

II RNAO Best Practice Guideline and WECHC Street Health Program

III Community Partnerships

IV Conclusion

I Introduction

Looking forward and looking back part II – reflecting on the past and coming years in health promotion

I Introduction

II Health Promotion, Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention Section at Public Health Ontario

III Health Nexus 2011:  A year in review

IV 25 years later…

V Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada

VI Update on the Public Health Agency of Canada’s Best Practices Portal

Call for Papers--Grounding Trauma 2012, CAST Canada

Deadline January 10, 2012

Grounding Trauma 2012
The Nottawasaga Inn
Alliston, Ontario
May 10 & 11, 2012

CAST Canada presents a conference for educators, researchers, academics and front-line helping professionals to share new ideas, practices and hope from new research, from practice and from each other.

CAST Canada is thrilled to note the quality and variety of presentation submissions for the upcoming Grounding Trauma 2012 Conference. 

Sharing Practice-Based Knowledge - A Documentation of Regionally Organized Communities of Practice

Submitted by: Erika Steibelt (Team Lead for Knowledge Development & Exchange, PTCC), Laura McCammon-Tripp (Research Associate, PTCC) and Christine Stich (Junior Scientist, PTCC)             

I Introduction

II Documentation of Practice – sharing practitioners’ experiential knowledge 

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