Priority Populations, Children 0 -12, Youth 13-19, Adults 20-55, Senior / Elders 55+, Women, Men, Aboriginal People, People with HIV/AIDS, Visible Minority Groups, Multi-Cultural Communities, Francophone, People in Remote, Rural Northern Communities, Disabled, Homeless

The Case for a National Action Plan on Violence Against Women in Canada

Contents

I Introduction
II A National Action Plan
III Conclusion
IV Resources

-submitted by Pam Kapoor

Alcohol, teens and road safety: Emerging research, programs and priorities

Contents

I Introduction
II Harms
III Awareness Building
IV Policy Implications
V Going Forward
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 and Jayne Morrish, MA, Research Coordinator, Ontario Injury Prevention Resource Centre, Parachute

A Closer Look at the Mothercraft Ottawa Birth and Parent Companion Program and a Vision for Integrating Doulas into Ontario’s Maternal Child Care System

Contents

I Introduction
II Overview
III The Birth and Parent Companion Program
IV Evaluation Potential
V References and Resources

--submitted by Brittany Irvine

Empathy, dignity, and respect: The importance of cultural competency for First Nations, Inuit, and Métis people

Contents

I Introduction
II Why cultural competency is needed
III Developing cultural competency
IV Concluding comments
V Recommended resources

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

Introducing a series of new Maternal and Infant Health Interventions to the Canadian Best Practices Portal

Contents

Public Health Agency of Canada’s Canadian Best Practices Portal I Introduction
II Maternal and Infant Health Section
III Maternal and Infant Health Best Practices
IV Conclusion
V Resources

Building Healthy Child Development: The Experiences of Parents in Peel – A study by the Peel Children and Youth Initiative (PCYI)

Contents

I Introduction
II Methods
III Key Findings: Preliminary Research Questions
IV Next Steps for the Research
V Other Research and Resources

Child and Adolescent Snow Sport Injuries: Lessons for SNOWSMART

Contents

I Introduction
II Youth and winter sports
III Why youth get hurt on ski hills
IV Risky behaviours
V Parental influence
VI Lessons learned for programming and prevention efforts
VII Conclusions and next steps
VIII References
IX Resources

--Submitted by Kathy Blair, Coordinator, Media Relations and Communications, Parachute

Ontario Falls Prevention Community of Practice

Contents 

l What is a Community of Practice?
ll Why a Falls Prevention Community of Practice?
lll Who are the sponsoring agencies and what do they offer?
lV  Membership composition
V Successes and challenges
Vl What are the benefits of being a member?
Vll Conclusion
VIII References and resources

-- Submitted by Marguerite Thomas, RN., BScN.Coordinator, Ontario Falls Prevention Community of Practice

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