Planning Health Promotion Programs

Developing an evidence-informed program is an essential part of program planning in health promotion. Planning includes strategic program and operational planning components, as well as a series of decisions based on collecting and analyzing a wide range of information.

Workbook

The new edition of the Planning Health Promotion Programs Introductory Workbook helps readers understand and navigate the six steps needed to plan an evidence-informed health promotion program. The workbook features interactive worksheets, additional examples, supplementary resources and tips. This is the first edition to contain health equity information. 

Public Health Ontario (PHO) wishes to acknowledge the historical contributions of the National Collaborating Centre of Methods and Tools at McMaster University towards the Online Health Program Planner – a resource cited and adapted to inform the content of this workbook.

To access the new workbook

  1. Click on the Workbook.
  2. Select Open.
  3. Click Extract All.

The interactive workbook and worksheets replace the Online Health Program Planner, which will no longer be available as of early 2019.

Resources

Event

PHO Webinar: The Incredible Power of Gratitude

In this webinar, the effects of gratitude on our brains, bodies, and relationships will be explored. Practical daily ways to build gratitude into one’s everyday life, including professional practice, will also be shared. Strategies for teaching clients about the power of gratitude and how they can incorporate it into their lives and parenting will also be discussed.

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Updated 22 Oct 2019