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How Do I Share and Implement Research Findings in the Community?
This workshop will explore how to get new information into the hands of the people who need it and help them use it.

Scientist Knowledge Translation Training (SKTTTM) Workshop

January 25 - 26, 2017
at The Cove | 5141 California Ave., Irvine, CA

 Event Registration

The SKTTTM workshop workshop is a two-day training course for personnel across all disciplines who have an interest in sharing new knowledge with audiences beyond the traditional academic community. Knowledge Translation can increase the impact of research findings. This course is appropriate for researchers, policy and decision-makers, community advocates, and educators. The material is universally applicable across sectors, job roles, and geographic location. Participants will receive hands-on training along with a SKTT Manual and a Certificate of Completion.

This is a practice-oriented course that covers:

  1. The utility of KT, for educators, clinician-scientists, and policy and decision-makers
  2. KT strategies and their evidence base
  3. Developing a KT plan (practical, hands-on approach using tools)
  4. Plain language communication
  5. Communicating with different audiences 

Course Learning Objectives:

  • Define KT and related terms
  • Describe the role and importance of KT in our current social, political and research contexts
  • Use KT planning tools and resources to begin developing a KT plan
  • Identify communication strategies for reaching multiple audiences
  • Outline and apply strategies for working with the media and engaging policy and decision-makers


Dr. Barwick is a Registered Psychologist with a primary role as Head and Senior Scientist in the Child and Youth Mental Health Research Unit (CYMHRU) within the Department of Psychiatry at SickKids Hospital in Toronto. She is Senior Scientist in the Child Health Evaluative Sciences program of SickKids' Research Institute, and holds appointments as Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto. Since joining SickKids in 2001 she has led Ontario's outcome measurement initiative to implement an outcome measure in over 100 children's mental health service provider organizations across the province, requiring the reliability and clinical training of over 6,700 practitioners. Her focus is in implementation science, studying innovative knowledge translation and implementation strategies to facilitate the efficacy and effectiveness of research evidence use in practice across various sectors, including health, mental health, global health, and education. Her program of research explores empirically supported approaches, measures and tools to support the implementation of evidence-based practices across these multiple contexts.



The Knowledge Translation Training runs for two days (Jan. 25-26), from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Cost : $250


QUESTIONS: Adrijana Gombosev
Institute for Clinical and Translational Science (ICTS)
949-824-5265 •