Maximizing impact by connecting research and practice in trauma-informed health promotion
PROJECT AT A GLANCE
The Knowledge Hub connects and enhances trauma-informed health promotion projects funded through the Public Health Agency of Canada’s investment, “Supporting the Health of Victims of Domestic Violence and Child Abuse through Community Programs”.
- Foster communication and continuity across the projects funded through the investment.
- Facilitate the development of common indicators across projects to help assess the overall impact of the investment.
- Enhance research capacity in the area of trauma-informed health promotion.
- Support the translation of knowledge produced by projects through the investment.
- Enhance the knowledge base on trauma-informed health promotion in Canada.
PROJECT ACTIVITY HIGHLIGHTS:
- Establish a Community of Practice consisting of team members of projects comprising the investment
- Conduct a comprehensive literature review identifying common process and outcome indicators related to improvement in health in the context of family violence
- Consult with the Community of Practice to identify topics that would help them to increase their knowledge of trauma-informed health practices and related intervention research.
- Host knowledge exchanges and webinars on topics relevant to trauma-informed health promotion
- Disseminate new research relevant to the Community of Practice as it becomes available
- Convene regular meetings and produce communication bulletins for the Community of PRactice
- Translate knowledge into various formats for dissemination to a wider audience (e.g. social media, reports, infograhics)
- Provide a dynamic, bilingual website featuring the Community of Practice and their projects.
|Centre for Research & Education on Violence against Women & Children (CREVAWC): Based at Western University, CREVAWC synthesizes, develops and applies knowledge to better understand and prevent gender-based violence.|