Foundations Of Health Promotion, Health Promotion Theories, Evidence Based Decision-Making, Research, Evaluation, Learning Methods, Ethics, Values & Assumptions, Best Practices

Building Capacity for Evidence-Informed Practice: Lessons from the Ontario Public Health Association’s Towards Evidence-Informed Practice (TEIP) Program


I Introduction
II The Changing Public Health Landscape
III Defining Evidence-Informed Public Health Practice
IV Practical Tools for Public Health
V Les Outils TEIP Disponibles en Français
VI TEIP Master Trainer Workshops
VII Stories from the Field
VIII Building a Culture of Evidence-Informed Practice
IX Moving forward

-submitted by Dayna Albert and Julie Wong, OPHA –TEIP Program

I Introduction

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LEARN Project

The Learning through Evidence, Action and Reflection Networks (LEARN) project is a partnership between tobacco control practitioners engaged in the Smoke-Free Ontario strategy and PTCC. The LEARN project’s goal is to cultivate and facilitate knowledge exchange across the province and to enable efficient coordination of capacity building activities.

CPSquare: the community of practice on communities of practice

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Barwick, M (2008). Developing a community of practice model for cancer and chronic disease prevention. Canadian Partnership Against Cancer: Toronto, ON.

Bentley, C., Browman, P., Poole, B. (2010). Conceptual and practical challenges for implementing the communities of practice model on a national scale – a Canadian cancer control initiative. BMC Health Services Research, 10:3 doi:10.1186/1472-6963-10-3.

Learning in Community – PTCC’s Learning through Evidence, Action and Reflection Networks (LEARN) project


I Introduction
II CoPS as a hub for PTCC’s knowledge development and exchange strategy
III Establishing and cultivating CoPs
IV Domain: CoP topics and how they were selected
V Community
VI Practice
VII Sponsorship and support
VIII Outcomes of participation
IX Lessons learned
X Conclusion

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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.

Online training session: Program Evaluation for Community-based Tobacco Control

January 27, 2011

The Program Training and Consultation Centre (PTCC), in collaboration with The Health Communication Unit (THCU), would like to invite you to an online introductory training session on Program Evaluation for Community-based Tobacco Control.

Public health practitioners working on Comprehensive Tobacco Control (CTC) will gain knowledge and develop skills to support program evaluation for CTC.

Skills for Health Promotion Winter 2011: THCU's Introductory-Level Series of Webinars

January 12, January 20, and February 9, 2011

Expand your health promotion toolkit for any health promotion issue. These introductory-level webinars cover the basics of THCU's recommended step models.

In each of our 75 minute lecture-style webinars,

Part I: Looking forward / looking back – reflections from across the province and the country on the year that was, and what lies in store

I Introduction
II Good King Wenceslas: An Annotated Carol for the 2010 Season
III Is the Renaissance of Health Promotion at Hand?
IV Public Health Agency of Canada – Canadian Best Practices Portal for Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention
V 100 Years of Public Health
VI Canadian Virtual Health Promotion – Marketing Risk Reduction or Collaborative Action?
VII  Reflections on Behaviour Change and Interventions that Work

I Introduction

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