Trainings for Researchers
Specially curated knowledge suites for early-stage researchers serving the Youth Homelessness sector in Canada.
MtS In Conversation: Community Innovations in Youth Homelessness Prevention
Hear about the approaches of the Momma Moments program and the Safe at Home program and lessons they have learned about what it takes to prevent homelessness for young people.
Co-moderated by Marian Jones (from Awards presenting donor, Canada Life) and Dr. Stephen Gaetz (Scientific Director, Making the Shift).
Infographic Design for Knowledge Mobilization
There are many essential skills within knowledge mobilization (KMb). This module fits within communication skills, specifically focusing on creating visuals and infographics.
Research Impact Canada: KMb Modules
RIC has free e-modules, each focused on specific skills important to KMb. These modules are stand-alone and can be completed in any order and at any time.
Program Evaluation for the Homelessness Sector
This training is an introduction to program evaluation for the housing and homelessness sector. It is intended to support those working in the housing and homelessness sector to understand, document and communicate the impacts of their work.
Knowledge Mobilization for the Homelessness Sector
This collection of resources will take you through the COH’s knowledge mobilization approach, as well as our process for collaborating with researchers, graphic designers and communications specialists.
MtS Workshop: How to Create Strategic Social Media Plans
This training outlines best practices for promoting research using social media (including what to post, where to post, and when to post), and provides a tutorial on how to use free design tools to create social media images that make your research stand out.
MtS Workshop: Introduction to Qualitative Interviews
This training is an introduction to qualitative interviewing for researchers and students gathering data from people impacted by and responding to youth homelessness.
MtS Scholars With Lived Experience Network (LivEx)
LivEx is a network created by and for members in the areas of mentorship, training, and peer-to-peer learning for people with lived experience of youth homelessness to grow as leaders in their academic pursuits.
Homelessness Learning Hub
The COH created a free library of open-source resources and practical training tools specially designed and curated for frontline agencies, service providers and others working to prevent and end homelessness.
Mitacs provides free monthly professional skills development courses to graduate students and postdoctoral fellows currently registered at a Canadian university.