This 4-day course was developed by the Canadian Evaluation Society to provide participants with a basic understanding of the main models and practices associated with the profession of evaluation. Prior knowledge of evaluation and of social science research methods is not required. There are no examinations associated with the course, nor is there any homework. Participation in all 15 course modules entitles you to a Certificate of Completion from the Canadian Evaluation Society.
9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
25OneCommunity, 251 Bank Street 2nd floor
"Engagement Organizing" is an approach that strives to marry organizing, technology, and a culture of developing leadership in others. It represents a shift away from expert-driven, direct mail groups toward a model that focuses on nimble, data-driven, learning organizations that place relationship building and mobilization of supporters at the heart of their work.
The use of standard product labels to convey health-related information about food and beverages is now widespread in Canada, except in the case of alcoholic beverages. This is despite the fact that approximately 80 per centof the population reports drinking alcohol at least once in the past year 1(,2), and that there is clear evidence that links drinking alcohol with significant harm and cost.
Learn what to look for and where to find it in a systematic review with the Anatomy of a Systematic Review facsheet, a new resource developed by the National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools so you can quickly and easily find the information you need to complete the critical appraisal process.
Parachute is hosting is its third and final webinar in the Injury Prevention Webinar Series. This webinar features two presentations, one on an injury prevention issue and one on a general topic of interest.
Presentation #1: Poisoning Prevention, Heather Hudson, Ontario Poison Centre, SickKids
Presentation #2: Introduction to Program Evaluation and Logic Models, Sunitha Ravi Kumar - Parachute
A great deal has been written about legal compliance surrounding charities in Canada. Much of that material, however, is highly specialized, hard to understand and sometimes esoteric. As a result, it can be extremely difficult for charities, employees and volunteers to focus in on the issues that are most important for charities.
This past year (January 2014-March 2015) the Canadian Mental Health Association, Ontario Division offered an exciting pilot project aimed at enhancing mental well-being among older adults in Ontario. The pilot project delivered the Living Life to the Full program to 375 older adults in communities across Ontario and conducted an impact evaluation.
The use of standard product labels to convey health-related information on food and beverages is now widespread in Canada except in the case of alcoholic beverages. This is despite the fact that approximately 80 per cent of the population reports drinking alcohol at least once in the past year (1,2), and that there is clear evidence linking drinking with significant harm and cost.
The 2015 International Conference on Health Promoting Universities and Colleges/VII International Congress will create a dynamic meeting place for researchers, practitioners, administrators, students, community representatives and policy-makers from around the world to explore pressing issues and identify promising paths.
The Conference is designed to mobilize the power, identify the responsibility, and highlight the opportunities for Universities and Institutions of Higher Education to:
To ensure that solutions to emerging public health problems and programs for health promotion are evidence-informed, the use of evidence is critical. Resources and tools to support the application of the best available evidence for decision making will be discussed.