Service providers agreed that the HSHC project's information and workshops increased their knowledge of ECOH, and felt this information would be beneficial to share with caregivers and families.
Service providers valued HSHC's train-the-trainer style, which builds community and individual capacity.
HSHC offered training in First Nations communities.
Despite these concerns, service providers noted that HSHC staff was able to convey key messages in interactive and appropriate ways.
This study was undertaken to understand parents', caregivers', and service providers' thoughts on ECOH promotion and the HSHC initiative.
(18) This opinion affirms the HSHC initiative's principle to equip those who provide health and social support services to expectant women, preschool children, and their families with basic oral health information.
A few service providers mentioned that there was a lot of material covered (hiring HSHC train-the-trainer workshops.
Findings from this study were used to tailor HSHC activities.
This was interesting, considering that the majority of materials currently used by HSHC were developed and pilot tested with several Aboriginal communities.