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2008-578

This week's feature article from Marco Ghassemi and Kevin Churchill outlines the recent development of competencies for health promoters as well as the opportunity for those working in health promotion to provide input into these proposed competencies.

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volume: 
2008
number: 
578
pubdate: 
20080808
published: 
eid: 
578

Health Promoter Competency Resources at Health Promotion Ontario

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The documents referenced in "Pan-Canadian Discipline-Specific Competencies for Health Promoters: A Progress Report," can be found at http://hpo.squarespace.com/hpo-resources:

  • Development of a Discipline-Specific Competency Set for Health Promoters - Findings from a Review of the Literature
  • Health Promoters in Canada, an Overview of Roles, Networks and Trends
  • Towards the Development of Competencies for Health Promoters in Canada

Pan-Canadian Discipline-Specific Competencies for Health Promoters: A Progress Report

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Contents

I Introduction
II Development of Health Promoter Competencies
III Why Health Promoter Competencies?
IV  Who Can Use the Competencies?
V Consultation Process    
VI  Proposed Pan-Canadian Competencies for Health Promoters (for Discussion Purposes Only)
VII Opportunities to Comment on the Proposed Health Promotion Competencies
VIII Conclusion
IX References

--submitted by Marco Ghassemi, Peel Public Health--Chronic Disease and
Injury Prevention and Kevin Churchill, Health Promotion Ontario

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