Events

Evaluating Community Impact: Capturing and Making Sense of Outcomes, Tamarack

Toronto, Ontario
February 23-25, 2015

Liz Weaver and Mark Cabaj are leading the ever-popular Evaluating Community Impact workshop.

Each year, they carefully incorporate new tools and trends into the curriculum to ensure you are getting the latest and greatest information about how to capture, evaluate and communicate impacts in your community.

Recent upgrades to the Toronto curriculum will include:

Pregnets: How to Help Women Quit or Reduce Smoking in Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period, EENet

Online
February 19, 2015

11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Join this free webinar and explore:

  • The effects on women, the fetus, and babies of smoking during pregnancy.
  • Population-based trends in tobacco use among pregnant smokers in Ontario.
  • How practitioners can talk to their pregnant or postpartum patients about smoking,
  • How Pregnets can be used to help women quit or cut down on smoking during pregnancy or the postpartum period.

To register click here: https://eenetpregnetswebinar.eventbrite.ca

Do Community-wide Interventions Increase Population Levels of Physical Activity: What’s the Evidence? Cochrane Systematic Review Update

Online
February 18, 2015

1:00-2:30 p.m. EST

Health Evidence will be hosting a 90-minute webinar examining the effects of multi-strategic community wide interventions on population levels of physical activity.

Analyzing and Evaluating Healthy Public Policies: Tools and resources, Health Promotion Capacity Building, PHO and the National Collaborating Centre for Healthy Public Policy

Online
February 13, 2015

10:30–11:30 a.m.

Public health professionals and community stakeholders working to influence the development of healthy public policies have identified the need to better understand the merit, worth, and utility of these policies. Therefore, Public Health Ontario and the National Collaborating Centre for Healthy Public Policy have teamed up to present tools and resources for analyzing and evaluating healthy public policies. These tools will be shared along with a step process for evaluating these types of policies.

HC Link Webinar – Pathways to Youth Substance Use: Evidence and Implications

Online
February 10, 2015 

10:00-11:30 a.m. EST

This HC Link and Parent Action on Drugs webinar is Part one of the series Youth Substance Use: From Developmental Pathways to Policy Development, with presenters from the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse and the Hospital for Sick Children

Meeting the Needs of Your Clients with a Chronic Health Condition, Ontario Society for Health and Fitness

Various, Ontario
February 7, March 7, and April 10, 2015

The Ontario Society for Health and Fitness is pleased to announce a new continuing education series commencing winter 2015.  In partnership with Heart Wise Exercise (http://www.heartwiseexercise.ca), the OSHF will be offering targeted training for physical activity professionals through "Meeting the Needs of Your Clients with a Chronic Health Condition."

Upstream Action: New Approaches for Connecting Politics and Health; MASS LBP, The Wellesley Institute, and Upstream

Toronto, Ontario
February 4, 2015

6:30-8:00 p.m. (EST)
Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St. Michael's Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Main Auditorium, 2nd Floor

Do Canadians have a right to good health?

What happens when the biggest barrier to health isn’t a lack of medicine or access to care but income?

Meet three of Canada’s newest physician-activists who are challenging Canadians and their governments to think differently about how we build a healthy society.

Featuring:

Smart Growth in Ontario and Why it Matters: Shaping the Ontario Smart Growth Network

Online
February 3, 2015

10:00-11:30 a.m.

The Ontario Smart Growth Network (OSGN) invites you to an exciting free webinar on smart growth issues and trends in Ontario.

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