About the Hub


Connecting Research and Practice in Trauma-Informed Health Promotion: Maximizing Impact through the Knowledge Hub

The Knowledge Hub is funded through the Public Health Agency of Canada and supports projects resourced through the initiative-- Supporting the Health of Victims of Domestic Violence and Child Abuse through Community Programs  These projects will connect the fields of health promotion and family violence prevention. All projects will research trauma-informed health promotion activities responding to the needs of victims. Anticipated outcomes will include the identification of innovative and promising trauma-informed practices to promote the health of those who have experienced family violence. 

The Knowledge Hub will support the knowledge and learnings gleaned among the projects and the broader community of stakeholders through the following objectives:

Knowledge Hub Objectives

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The Knowledge Hub will be coordinated and facilitated by the Learning Network within the Centre for Research & Education on Violence against Women & Children.

We will facilitate the development of a Community of Practice among the project leaders by:

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Learn more about Community of Practice members here.

Process and Outcome Indicators 
A literature review of common process and outcome indicators related to improvements in health in the context of family violence and trauma is being developed by the Knowledge Hub team. This work will be discussed and reviewed in a knowledge exchange with the Community of Practice. When completed, the final report will be found in the Hub Products section.

Knowledge translation and exchange
The Supporting the Health of Victims of Domestic Violence and Child Abuse through Community Programs initiative will create opportunities for shared learning including new knowledge on how best to promote the health of those who have experienced family violence and trauma. The Knowledge Hub will facilitate ongoing collaboration, sharing, and learning with and among members of the Community of Practice and invited guests through a series of newsletters, webinars, meetings and knowledge exchanges.

Evaluation

The Knowledge Hub will be evaluated using the following logic model.  The Evaluation will be conducted by Marika Morris of Marika Morris Consulting.

Knowledge Hub Logic Model

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Knowledge Hub team:
Linda Baker, Elsa Barreto, Nicole Etherington, Sara Mohamad, Anna-Lee Straatman, Jassamine Tabibi

Students:
Chelsea Heron, Brianna O’Neil, Kayla Sapardanis

Contact us:
Anna Lee Straatman - astraat2@uwo.ca