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Upcoming events

02
Feb
2018

Introducing Health Science Sundowner at ECU South West

02 Feb 2018 -02 Feb 2018
ECU Bunbury Campus

Are you interested in finding out how the local health industry could be involved in our new Health Science Course?  

Want to know how the course could contribute to the future South West health workforce?

22
Feb
2018

Program Evaluation: How to demonstrate the impact of your program

22 Feb 2018 -22 Feb 2018
Geraldton Multi-purpose Centre, 254 Marine Tce, Geraldton

Effective evaluation will help you show how effective or the impact your program has on your target group and inform future delivery of your program. It can also help show the value of your program to funders and other partners, help you build up evidence to attract future funding. This workshop will provide you with the knowledge and skills to design and select appropriate evaluation methods and also have the confidence to develop an evaluation plan and tools for your projects. Workshop content will include:

  • Collecting and analysing localised data to set priorities
  • Understand the differences between process, impact and outcome evaluation
  • Writing effective program goals and objectives
  • Choosing from a range of measurement factors that suit your program
  • Collecting qualitative and quantitative data
  • Developing surveys and other evaluation measures
  • Accessing pre-existing and validated evaluation tools
  • onsidering ethics in evaluation
  • Interpreting your results for a variety of audiences

REGISTER HERE

Visit the Know Injury website for more information about the workshop. If you have any queries please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 9420 7212

This event is provided by Know Injury and funded by the Western Australia Department of Health.

23
Feb
2018

Heart Foundation Heart Maps Workshop

23 Feb 2018
Your local WA telehealth site

Health sector, local governments, researchers and policy makers looking for cardiovascular health data?

Heart Maps provides an interactive picture of heart disease statistics and indicators at a national, state, regional and local government level.

In collaboration with the Cardiovascular Health Network we invite you to a tele-health workshop on Heart Maps, what they offer and how to navigate them.

Workshop:

Date: Tuesday 13 FebruaryTime: 12.30pm - 1.30pm

To register: please email Shelley.McRae@heartfoundation.org.au by Friday 9 February

To view Heart Maps and for more information visit www.heartfoundation.org.au/for-professionals/heart-maps/australian-heart-maps 

22
Mar
2018

Health Literacy Masterclass

22 Mar 2018 - 23 Mar 2018
Deakin Downtown Level 12, Tower 2 727 Collins Street Docklands, VIC 3008

Health Literacy Masterclass: Using health literacy for health service improvement and community development

Proudly presented by Deakin University Health System Improvement Unit:

http://www.deakin.edu.au/cphr/our-research/health-systems-improvement-unit

A two-day intensive masterclass for managers, executives, health professionals, health planners, policy makers, researchers, and those active in health promotion and community services.

23
Mar
2018

Prevention of Chronic Diseases Forum

23 Mar 2018 -23 Mar 2018
AMREP Lecture Theatre, The Alfred Hospital, Commercial Road, Melbourne

This year's annual Prevention forum hosted by ADMA includes presentations on Exercise and Prevention, Nutrition and Mental Health, Oral health, Food Allergies, Music Therapy, Meditation, Dance Therapy for People with Parkinson's Disease, Digital and telephone –based tools for prevention and mental health.

More information: http://www.adma.org.au/images/2018_Prevention_of_Chronic_Diseases_Forum.pdf

 

27
Mar
2018

Advocacy: Writing to influence

27 Mar 2018 -27 Mar 2018
Bendat Community Centre, 36 Dodd St, Wembley

Would you like to learn how to write efficiently and concisely to influence the community or decision makers?

This workshop will be delivered by Dr Melissa Stoneham from the Public Health Advocacy Institute of WA and will provide participants with the confidence and tools they need to write persuasively including establishing authority as an expert, knowing your audience, explore essential content to include and how to structure arguments. The workshop will explore different types of written advocacy including

· Media releases

· Letter to ministers

· Letter to the editor

· Blog posts/Enews

The workshop will further explore how ‘persuasive writing’ can be applied to writing reports, grant and funding applications and formulating policy.

EVENT DETAILS:

DATE: Tuesday 27 March

TIME: 9.00am- 4.30pm (registrations from 8.45am)

WHERE: Bendat Community Centre, 36 Dodd St, Wembley

TICKET: $40 per person

REGISTER HERE

Visit the Know Injury website for more information about the workshop. If you have any queries please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 9420 7212

This event is provided by Know Injury and funded by the Western Australia Department of Health.

12
Apr
2018

No More Harm National Conference

12 Apr 2018 - 13 Apr 2018
Pullman Melbourne on the Park – Victoria

Harm is physical or psychological damage or injury; something that causes someone or something to be hurt, broken, made less valuable, reputable or successful, etc.

Behaviours and attitudes that are harmful to others in the workplace, school yard, social situation, interpersonal relationship or sporting activity will be discussed with a solution based approach. Harm intervention and behaviour change will be examined at the conference which is in its’ 6th year.

This conference is an ideal platform to exchange ideas and learn more from other professionals, researchers and practitioners that work with individuals, groups and organisations with bullying, harassing or discriminating behaviour challenges and outcomes.

Visit the conference website 

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