Announcements

New Resource--Evaluating KT Strategies in Public Health, NCCMT

A free, interactive and self-paced module

Evaluating the implementation of a practice change is a very complex process. Knowing how to create and follow a structured process for successful and useful evaluation is an essential skill. Evaluating KT Strategies in Public Health is designed for public health practitioners, program managers/directors and staff who are involved in evaluating the implementation of evidence in practice or program development. In this module you will practice such skills as:

Call for Papers -- 2015 Trauma, Youth and Young Families Research, Prevention and Intervention, CAST Canada

Deadline November 15, 2014

Canada's Premiere Annual Trauma Conference is hosted by CAST Canada

New Resource--Eat Well and Be Active Educational Toolkit, Health Canada

The Government of Canada is pleased to introduce the new components of the Eat Well and Be Active Educational Toolkit.

The Toolkit promotes the use and understanding of  Canada’s Food Guide and Tips to Get Active.

The new components include:

1. Two new activity plans:

  • Activity Plan #4: Nutrition Facts table
  • Activity Plan #5: Creating Supportive Environments for Physical Activity

2. Teacher Supplements for all 5 Activity Plans:

WALK Friendly Ontario Application

Deadline September 30, 2014

Applications for designation as a WALK Friendly Community will be accepted until September 30th – time is running out!

Certificate in Food Security, Centre for Studies in Food Security

Fall registration for the post-degree Certificate in Food Security is still open. There are five courses running. Two of the courses run only once a year:

Call for Latebreaker Abstracts: Landscapes of Aging: Critical Issues, Emerging Possibilities

Deadline September 15, 2014

The Canadian Association on Gerontology is pleased to announce a Call for Latebreaker Abstracts for CAG2014: Landscapes of Aging, the 43rd Annual Scientific and Educational Meeting of the CAG, October 16-18, 2014 in breathtaking Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada: http://CAG2014.ca/submissions/latebreakers.

43rd Annual Scientific and Educational Meeting
Canadian Association on Gerontology
http://CAG2014.ca
October 16–18, 2014, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada

Workshops for After School Recreation Leaders, Canadian Intramural Recreation Association

Canadian Intramural Recreation Association (CIRA) is offering free two-hour workshops for after school recreation leaders to help them encourage increased physical activity amongst program participants.

This active event includes thought provoking leadership training, engaging activities requiring little equipment, and imaginative dance instruction using JiggiJump. Participants will also receive the CIRA Ontario resource: Barenaked Games: Games with no Equipment.

Call for Applications: Investment in Youth Engagement

Investment in Youth Engagement Application is now available!
 
Youth serving organizations have an opportunity to apply for up to $5000 to support health promotion projects.

Call for Input--Help Shape the Future of the National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools

Deadline September 5, 2014

If you work in public health in Canada, the National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools (NCCMT) is interested in hearing about your current public health practice and what resources and supports you need to incorporate research evidence into practice.

What can NCCMT do to help you in your practice?

Please take 10 to 15 minutes to complete this survey to help us identify and prioritize our activities for the next five years.

Call for Article Submissions: Youth Engagement in Health Promotion

Deadline November 1, 2014

The Open Access Journal Youth Engagement in Health Promotion (YEHP) is currently accepting submissions for its inaugural issue to be published in the Winter of 2014/2015. The YEHP is a bi-annual, peer-reviewed academic journal devoted to the practical application of youth engagement within health promotion.

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