• Professional Development

    Lunch and Learn Webinar – An Economic Evaluation: The Healthy Beginning Enhanced Home Visitation Program

    Lunch and Learn Webinar: An Economic Evaluation: The Healthy Beginning Enhanced Home Visitation Program Wednesday, December 6, 2017 12:00 PM -1:00 PM Atlantic Nova Scotia’s Healthy Beginnings Enhanced Home Visiting Program (EHV) was launched in 2002 as an enhancement to public health’s perinatal programs and services. The long-term results are anticipated to deliver improved physical, cognitive, emotional and social development of Nova Scotia children. Two qualitative program evaluations (2009 & 2012) found that families in the program achieved positive outcomes. In 2011, there was an interest within the Nova Scotia Department of Health & Wellness to measure the value and impact of the EHV Program. It was determined that an…

  • Networking,  Professional Development

    Over the Line: A Conversation About Race, Place, and the Environment

    Over the Line: A Conversation About Race, Place, and the Environment Dr. Robert Bullard Distinguished Professor of Urban Planning & Environmental Policy Barbara Jordan-Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs, Texas Southern University Thursday, October 26, 2017 7 pm-8:30 pm Ondaatje Hall, Marion McCain Building, Dalhousie University, 6135 University Avenue Full Day Symposium, with Keynote from Dr. George Lipsitz, University of California, Santa Barbara Friday, October 27, 2017 9 am – 5 pm Paul O’Regan Hall, Halifax Central Library, 5440 Spring Garden Road What would a different conversation about the relationship between race, place, space, the environment, and health in Indigenous and Black communities look like? How can we best acknowledge…

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    Reflections from the CES 2017 Conference

    Jenn Dixon, the successful applicant for CES Nova Scotia Chapter funding to help attend the conference, was asked to reflect on her conference experience. Here is what she shared with us.   With the support of the CES-NS Branch I was provided a wonderful opportunity to attend the 2017 CES Annual Conference in Vancouver, BC from May 1-4th. Ongoing professional development, and feeling connected to the field of evaluation are so important, and I am grateful to CES-NS to help continue my growth and journey. The theme of this year’s conference was “Facing Forward: Innovation, Action and Reflection”. For myself, the theme was perfect timing as I am in the…

  • Networking,  Professional Development

    Research Impact Evaluation Forum

    Research Impact Evaluation Forum Saturday, September 30, 2017 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM ADT Dalhousie University’s Faculty of Health, the National Alliance of Provincial Health Research Organizations, and the Nova Scotia Health Research Foundation arehosting a Research Impact Evaluation Forum on September 30, 2017 in Halifax. This is a free event – lunch and refreshments will be provided. The forum will be informal, engaging and interactive, using presentations and group discussions. The aim is to: Bring together researchers, evaluators and decision makers to explore the evaluation of research impact. Share the Canadian Academy of Health Science (CAHS) Preferred Impact Framework and the experiences of organizations in Canada implementing the framework. Learn from Dr. Stewart Mercer,…