Take a Dive into the Healthy Built Environment Linkages Toolkit

Workshop three is a work session to apply the Healthy Built Environment Linkages Toolkit in a seven-hour session, including lunch. It is suitable for a cross-sector group from a community/region, who want to apply the HBE Linkages Toolkit to a specific plan/project in order to link aspect(s) of the built environment with health outcomes.

Dig Deeper

Summary

  • Tackle a community project in your community and use the HBE Linkages Toolkit to start conversations and build ideas and strategies for a health focus.

Objectives

  • Explore the links between health and built environment, and how to apply them to a community project

  • Develop strategies to link health outcomes into both the process and content of a selected community project or plan.

  • Learn more about various agencies’ and key people’s roles and interests for next steps together on the selected project, and other opportunities as well.

Participants

  • It is important that people who play a key role in the selected community project, and the workshop, and that key organizations are committed to the idea/potential to continue to work together on next steps (after the workshop) to bring health considerations and outcomes into the community project.

  • Audience would ideally be comprised of a combination of health, local government, and community agencies that affect the built environment, who all work in the same community or region.

Planning

  • Multi-agency planning committee (3-6 people) with representatives that bring various contacts and perspectives.

  • Two facilitators – need to have reviewed the HBE Linkages Toolkit, be comfortable working with and discussing issues/opportunities around health and the built environment, and be experienced workshop facilitators.

​Downloads

Curriculum and presentation with facilitator notes

Workshop overview planning guide and resources

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