MTS TRAININGS

Trainings for Researchers

Specially curated knowledge suites for early-stage researchers serving the Youth Homelessness sector in Canada.

  • MTS Training

    Making the Shift Government Relations Training

    This session provides of overview of how to build a government relations strategy and effectively use research to advocate with government officials in an impactful and resonant way, to advance policy priorities.

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    MtS Workshop: Government and Policymaking: Understanding the Policy Process (Part 1)

    In this workshop, participants will learn the basics of the policymaking process in the colonial Canadian context, and the different points along the way where advocates, researchers, practitioners, and/or people with lived expertise can have an influence.

    You will gain insight into how governments understand their roles and responsibilities, and how to proactively engage with policymakers at various stages of policy development to drive change.  

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    MtS Career Chat: Government and Policy

    The Career Chats panel series features researchers across sectors in youth homelessness prevention to share their journeys with the next generation who want to make a career outside of academia.

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    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).

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  • External Training

    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.

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  • External Training

    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.

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  • External Training

    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.

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  • External Training

    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.

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    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.

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    Additional Resources

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    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.

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