About the webinar
In this webinar, we will provide an overview of the services and tools offered by the Health Promotion Capacity Building (HPCB) team at PHO. We will describe how these can be leveraged to meet the Ontario Public Health Standards and other emerging community and government health promotion and chronic disease prevention priorities.
This webinar is designed for anyone working in the field of health promotion, chronic disease and injury prevention in Ontario including health units, community health centres, NGO’s and others.
Each year our field support team connects with thousands of practitioners working in Ontario’s public health system. Through resources, consultations and training we develop capacity related to program planning and evaluation, health communication, policy development and alcohol policy. Examples of specific topics we cover include:
-conducting situational/needs assessments
-developing logic models
-developing SMART objectives
-choosing and applying indicators of success
-developing evaluation plans
-designing or adapting social marketing campaigns
-designing evaluation plans
-understanding municipal decision makers
-developing local by-laws
We work closely with other Ontario Health Promotion Resource Centres to meet the needs of our clients.
The health promotion capacity building team is part of the Health Promotion, Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention (HPCDIP) Department. We support Ontario’s public health system, community health care intermediaries and partner ministries. We assist our clients to plan, conduct, and evaluate evidence-based interventions that promote health and prevent chronic disease and injury. Our wide range of services and resources are available in both official languages.
Sophie Rosa is a health promotion field support specialist, focusing on health communications. Rosa has a master’s of science degree in health studies and gerontology, a bachelor of science degree in psychology and a bachelor of arts degree in professional writing in English. Her professional background covers over 12 years of experience in health promotion, communications and strategic planning. She has led numerous national, provincial and municipal communication and public engagement initiatives for the private, public and not-for-profit sectors. Previously, Rosa was a senior communications advisor in the public service and a freelance health writer. She began her career as a communications advisor for the Canadian Institutes for Health Research and as a health promotion specialist for the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit. Rosa is fluently bilingual.
Participants will gain :
• An understanding of the various services and tools offered by the Health Promotion Capacity Building team and of how they be leveraged to meet the Ontario Public Health Standards and other emerging community and government health promotion and chronic disease prevention priorities.
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