Generic Strategies, Education [health,parenting etc], Communication, Organizational Development, Community Development, Policy Development, Advocacy, Intersectoral Collaboration, Self Help, Capacity Building, Internet & Online Communities, Social Marketing, Sustainability, Prevention

For Written Information, Are Readability Formulas a Quick Fix?

Contents

I Introduction
II To understand readability formulas, first understand what readability is
III The critics  
IV The advocates
V Readability formula = diagnostic tool
VI More readability-enhancing tricks
VII Test early, test often
VIII The last word on readability formulas
IX References
X Resources

I  Introduction

By-law Development As a Health Promotion Strategy

Contents

I Introduction
II Health promotion and by-law development
III Eight steps for developing a municipal by-law
IV Conclusion
V References
VI Resources

--submitted by Kim Bergeron, Public Health Ontario, By-law and Policy Health Promotion Field Support Specialist

I Introduction

Symposium: Conducting Research with Urban Aboriginal Peoples

Toronto, Ontario
March 19 & 20, 2014

The Toronto Aboriginal Support Services Council (TASSC) is holding a two-day symposium on Conducting Research with Urban Aboriginal Peoples. Please share this information with any of your contacts who would benefit from learning the essentials of community-based research (CBR) with urban Aboriginal peoples.

Topics will focus on best practices for research development, design and dissemination, plus highlight strategies for putting policies and principles into practice.

Speakers include:

Complementing Your Health Communication Efforts to Maximize Impact

Contents

I Introduction
II Social engagement
III Behavioral economics
IV Community-based social marketing
V Conclusion
VI Resources
VI References

Moving the yardstick – Is there a need for an alcohol control strategy for Ontario?

Contents

I Introduction
II Harms
III Signs of interest
IV Going forward
V Conclusion
VI References
VII Resources

--submitted by Benjamin Rempel, MPH, Health Promotion Field Support Specialist in Alcohol Policy, Health Promotion, Chronic Disease & Injury Prevention, Public Health Ontario

Criminalization of HIV Non-disclosure: Imagining a Public Health Response

Contents

I Introduction
II Overview
III The workshop
III The workshop
IV Findings
V Key Concerns
VI Recommendations for Future Action
VII Conclusions
VIII Resources

From Silence to Attention: A Non-Violent Direct Action Workshop

Toronto, Ontario
September 22, 2012

FROM SILENCE TO ATTENTION: A Non-Violent Direct Action Workshop

Sponsored by Occupy First Unitarian Congregation

Saturday Sept 22, 2012   -   1-5 p.m.


Do you have an issue that is near and dear to your heart?

Are you keen to make a difference - but not sure what to do?

Are you looking for ways to garner media attention for your side of the story?

Webinar: Intersectoral Action & the Social Determinants of Health - What's the Evidence?

Online
September 19, 2012

Health Evidence (http://www.health-evidence.ca/) in partnership with the National Collaborating Centre for Determinants of Health 9http://www.nccdh.ca/) will be hosting a 90 minute webinar funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (KTB-112487), presenting key messages and implications for practice in the area of social determinants of health on Wednesday September 19, 2012 at 1:00 pm EST.

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

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