Health promotion

 

Health promotion

We work in health promotion in various roles – as supporters, researchers, evaluators and trainers. In each of these roles, we are guided by the principles of modern health promotion. Mindful of the resources available, we cooperate with all relevant stakeholders and multipliers, always for the benefit of the target group(s) at stake.

„We move it!“ (Wir bewegen was!) asks how towns must be shaped, so that young people can enjoy an active urban mobility and move around affordably, independently, environmentally friendly and healthy. The project especially reaches out to teenagers with a less possibilities of participation and supports them with the help of youth workers. Municipal authorities get in touch with the teenagers and their requests and collaborate with them in various fields, which is particularly important when it comes to questions of healthy urban mobility.

 

In phase II of the "Healthy Districts" programme, the Wiener Gesundheitsförderung supports initiators in seven districts to carry out small local health promotion projects. queraum. cultural and social research acts as project agency and supports the initiators to develop their ideas, reflect on the health promotion potential of their projects and to apply for the WiG funding.

The initiative "Auf gesunde Nachbarschaft!" of the Fonds Gesundes Österreich aims to raise awareness for the health promoting effects of functioning neighbourhoods and inspire people to set up projects in and for their neighbourhoods. queraum. cultural and social research supports the FGÖ in carrying out the initiative.

The aim of the health promotion project "Rollout Jugendgesundheitskonferenz", which is initiated by the Wiener Gesundheitsförderung, is to enhance health literacy and wellbeing of socioeconomically deprived adolescents, aged between 12 and 19. The project is put into practice in twelve Viennese districts. Adolescents from schools and youth facilities will be invited to present their ideas concerning „adolescents' health“ at an event called „Conference for Adolescent Health“. queraum.

The health promotion project "Gesunde Leopoldstadt" is part of the "Gesunde Bezirke" initiative, which is financed by the Wiener Gesundheitsförderung. It aims at enabling different stakeholders in the second district in Vienna to exchange information regarding health promotion topics, promoting innovation and raise awareness for the health issue in public. queraum. cultural and social research is responsible for the implementation of the project.

„rundum gsund“ is a gender and culture sensitive health promotion programme targeting persons with adiposity. queraum is responsible for a systematic process-oriented evaluation, focussing on the results and effects of the project activities.

The project “Wert-voll“ (“Value-able“) of the Institute for women’s and men’s health focuses (migrant and non-migrant) girls and young women between 12 and 18 in Vienna. 60 workshop series that aim to strengthen alternative concepts of femininity are organized in various out-of-school youth and girls’ centres. queraum is responsible for the evaluation of the process as well as the results of the project activities.

The project „Healthy Ageing in Vienna“ is carried out in nine Viennese districts (3., 4., 7., 9., 11., 12., 14., 17., and 23.). The project’s target groups are retired men and women between 60 and 75 years. queraum is responsible for the external health promotion support.

The project aims at strengthening masculinities that are based on gender equality and emancipation. In workshops in youth centres and other institutions, boys and young men between 13 and 18 have the possibility to reflect and get rid of their devaluing attitudes, learn about human rights and develop their self-worth, empathy and social competencies. queraum is responsible for the evaluation of the process as well as the results of the project activities.

The project targets unemployed or job-seeking (migrant) women and men in adult education. In 70 workshop series, the participants will be supported to improve their health literacy. queraum carries out the evaluation of the process as well as or the effects of the project activities.

The services provided by Interface Wien are a promising field of intervention regarding health literacy among migrants in Vienna. The activities of the project "Integration and Health" target the Interface staff but have a health promotion impact on the Interface customers which are defined as the primary target group of the project. queraum supports the project with health promotion expertise.

The health promotion project "Healthy Kids" is part of the Viennese programme "Healthy Districts". Together with partners from the field of open youth work, queraum. cultural and social research carries out innovative and participatory projects with kids and young people in nine Viennese districts.

The project aims to improve the health literacy of young refugees and to promote the exchange between young Austrians and young asylum seekers in the province of Styria. queraum is responsible for the evaluation of the project.

The Wiener Gesundheitsförderung supports the implementation of health promotion programmes in municipality departments and municipality-owned companies in Vienna. The municipality department MA 28 benefits from this service and runs a workplace health promotion programme. queraum supports the internal project team systematically during the implementation.

queraum. cultural and social research writes an extended corporate health report for the STGKK – this means that health data and staff perspectives on health issues are combined.

The aim of this project, realised by verein freiraum in cooperation with INPUT Integratives Netzwerk für Pädagogik und Tanz, is to support girls from a migrant background or from socially disadvantaged families. queraum. cultural and social research is responsible for the process as well as the summative evaluation.

The aim of this participative research project is to find out about the effects of the personal assistance and support provided by LOK – from the view of both clients and staff of LOK.

The "Being healthy" trainings target people with learning disabilities and aim at supporting them to improve their health literacy. queraum. cultural and social research is responsible for the evaluation of the training provisions.

The MOMA project investigates the little-explored field of police detention centers and thus responds to a gap in security research. queraum is responsible for developing a competency profile that systematises the skills, skills and knowledge required by employees in PAZ to ensure the mental and physical health of the detainees.

The project is based on the experiences made in the EU project "Senior-Guides". Older volunteers will be trained and supported to develop "information tours" targeting peers that are interested in the possibilities and services provided in the Viennese district Leopoldstadt. The focus of these tours will be on the issue of health promotion. queraum is responsible for the implementation of the project.

The comprehensive campaign aimed at promoting new images of older men and women in public. We wanted to encourage older people to actively participte in society. Stakeholders in the field were be motivated and supported in the promotion and realization of health promotion projects for older women and men.

Since 2015, Regional Networks on Early Prevention are being established and further developed in all regions. The evaluation that has been carried out between 2015 and 2017 shows that supraregional, i.e. nationwide quality standards should be defined and implemented. In the current project phase, the evaluation focuses on the quality standards. Qualitative and quantitative methods are applied in the “mixed-method evaluation approach”.

The project „Health Literate Open Youth work at the local level“ wants to make organisations of open youth work in Austria deal with their organizational health literacy and commit themselves to the concept of „Health literate open youth work“. queraum is responsible for the evaluation of the project.

The project “ACTIVE-HEALTHY to Kindergarten and School” has been set up to develop the programme “Active and healthy mobility management for Viennese Kindergartens and Schools”. queraum is responsible for the evaluation of the project.

The project aims to improve the health care for and health literacy of persons with disabilities and to strengthen the expertise of staff members in the health and social care sector. queraum is responsible for the evaluation of the project.

With this project local structures are supported to improve the health situation of families in rural as well as urban regions in the province of Lower Austria. queraum is responsible for the evaluation of the project.

The "Healthy Districts" programme, funded by the Wiener Gesundheitsförderung, consists of various modules. One of these modules is dedicated to health promotion activities for young people and is carried out by a consortium of queraum. cultural and social research and the women's health centre FEM.

The Dachverband der Selbsthilfegruppen für Angehörige psychisch Erkrankter in Österreich (HPE Österreich) has developed the project VeRRückte Kindheit to support children of persons with mental health problems in their personal resources. queraum. cultural and social research is responsible for the process evaluation as well as the summative evaluation.

The project aims to empower young people ("peer experts") to use new media savely and responsibly and to share their media competencies with their peers. queraum is responsible for the evaluation of the project.

The project "Grow together", carried out by JoJo – Kindheit im Schatten, aims at families with a parent suffering from mental health problems. To give the children of these families the chance to grow up healthy and develop positively, they are supported by mentors. The evaluation's focus is on the process (process evaluation) as well as on the results and outcomes of the project (summative evaluation).

The overriding goal oft the Regional Networks on Early Prevention is to support families expecting children or with young children in crisis situations. queraum is responsible for the summative evaluation of the project and has developed an evaluation design which covers three levels:

  • families
  • networks
  • experts accompanying families ("FamilienbegleiterInnen") and the cross-project level

„We move it!“ (Wir bewegen was!) asks how towns must be shaped, so that young people can enjoy an active urban mobility and move around affordably, independently, environmentally friendly and healthy. The project especially reaches out to teenagers with a less possibilities of participation and supports them with the help of youth workers. Municipal authorities get in touch with the teenagers and their requests and collaborate with them in various fields, which is particularly important when it comes to questions of healthy urban mobility.

 

The aim of this participative research project is to find out about the effects of the personal assistance and support provided by LOK – from the view of both clients and staff of LOK.

In phase II of the "Healthy Districts" programme, the Wiener Gesundheitsförderung supports initiators in seven districts to carry out small local health promotion projects. queraum. cultural and social research acts as project agency and supports the initiators to develop their ideas, reflect on the health promotion potential of their projects and to apply for the WiG funding.

The "Being healthy" trainings target people with learning disabilities and aim at supporting them to improve their health literacy. queraum. cultural and social research is responsible for the evaluation of the training provisions.

The initiative "Auf gesunde Nachbarschaft!" of the Fonds Gesundes Österreich aims to raise awareness for the health promoting effects of functioning neighbourhoods and inspire people to set up projects in and for their neighbourhoods. queraum. cultural and social research supports the FGÖ in carrying out the initiative.

The MOMA project investigates the little-explored field of police detention centers and thus responds to a gap in security research. queraum is responsible for developing a competency profile that systematises the skills, skills and knowledge required by employees in PAZ to ensure the mental and physical health of the detainees.

The aim of the health promotion project "Rollout Jugendgesundheitskonferenz", which is initiated by the Wiener Gesundheitsförderung, is to enhance health literacy and wellbeing of socioeconomically deprived adolescents, aged between 12 and 19. The project is put into practice in twelve Viennese districts. Adolescents from schools and youth facilities will be invited to present their ideas concerning „adolescents' health“ at an event called „Conference for Adolescent Health“. queraum.

The project is based on the experiences made in the EU project "Senior-Guides". Older volunteers will be trained and supported to develop "information tours" targeting peers that are interested in the possibilities and services provided in the Viennese district Leopoldstadt. The focus of these tours will be on the issue of health promotion. queraum is responsible for the implementation of the project.

The health promotion project "Gesunde Leopoldstadt" is part of the "Gesunde Bezirke" initiative, which is financed by the Wiener Gesundheitsförderung. It aims at enabling different stakeholders in the second district in Vienna to exchange information regarding health promotion topics, promoting innovation and raise awareness for the health issue in public. queraum. cultural and social research is responsible for the implementation of the project.

The comprehensive campaign aimed at promoting new images of older men and women in public. We wanted to encourage older people to actively participte in society. Stakeholders in the field were be motivated and supported in the promotion and realization of health promotion projects for older women and men.

„rundum gsund“ is a gender and culture sensitive health promotion programme targeting persons with adiposity. queraum is responsible for a systematic process-oriented evaluation, focussing on the results and effects of the project activities.

Since 2015, Regional Networks on Early Prevention are being established and further developed in all regions. The evaluation that has been carried out between 2015 and 2017 shows that supraregional, i.e. nationwide quality standards should be defined and implemented. In the current project phase, the evaluation focuses on the quality standards. Qualitative and quantitative methods are applied in the “mixed-method evaluation approach”.

The project “Wert-voll“ (“Value-able“) of the Institute for women’s and men’s health focuses (migrant and non-migrant) girls and young women between 12 and 18 in Vienna. 60 workshop series that aim to strengthen alternative concepts of femininity are organized in various out-of-school youth and girls’ centres. queraum is responsible for the evaluation of the process as well as the results of the project activities.

The project „Health Literate Open Youth work at the local level“ wants to make organisations of open youth work in Austria deal with their organizational health literacy and commit themselves to the concept of „Health literate open youth work“. queraum is responsible for the evaluation of the project.

The project „Healthy Ageing in Vienna“ is carried out in nine Viennese districts (3., 4., 7., 9., 11., 12., 14., 17., and 23.). The project’s target groups are retired men and women between 60 and 75 years. queraum is responsible for the external health promotion support.

The project “ACTIVE-HEALTHY to Kindergarten and School” has been set up to develop the programme “Active and healthy mobility management for Viennese Kindergartens and Schools”. queraum is responsible for the evaluation of the project.

The project aims at strengthening masculinities that are based on gender equality and emancipation. In workshops in youth centres and other institutions, boys and young men between 13 and 18 have the possibility to reflect and get rid of their devaluing attitudes, learn about human rights and develop their self-worth, empathy and social competencies. queraum is responsible for the evaluation of the process as well as the results of the project activities.

The project aims to improve the health care for and health literacy of persons with disabilities and to strengthen the expertise of staff members in the health and social care sector. queraum is responsible for the evaluation of the project.

The project targets unemployed or job-seeking (migrant) women and men in adult education. In 70 workshop series, the participants will be supported to improve their health literacy. queraum carries out the evaluation of the process as well as or the effects of the project activities.

With this project local structures are supported to improve the health situation of families in rural as well as urban regions in the province of Lower Austria. queraum is responsible for the evaluation of the project.

The services provided by Interface Wien are a promising field of intervention regarding health literacy among migrants in Vienna. The activities of the project "Integration and Health" target the Interface staff but have a health promotion impact on the Interface customers which are defined as the primary target group of the project. queraum supports the project with health promotion expertise.

The "Healthy Districts" programme, funded by the Wiener Gesundheitsförderung, consists of various modules. One of these modules is dedicated to health promotion activities for young people and is carried out by a consortium of queraum. cultural and social research and the women's health centre FEM.

The health promotion project "Healthy Kids" is part of the Viennese programme "Healthy Districts". Together with partners from the field of open youth work, queraum. cultural and social research carries out innovative and participatory projects with kids and young people in nine Viennese districts.

The Dachverband der Selbsthilfegruppen für Angehörige psychisch Erkrankter in Österreich (HPE Österreich) has developed the project VeRRückte Kindheit to support children of persons with mental health problems in their personal resources. queraum. cultural and social research is responsible for the process evaluation as well as the summative evaluation.

The project aims to improve the health literacy of young refugees and to promote the exchange between young Austrians and young asylum seekers in the province of Styria. queraum is responsible for the evaluation of the project.

The project aims to empower young people ("peer experts") to use new media savely and responsibly and to share their media competencies with their peers. queraum is responsible for the evaluation of the project.

The Wiener Gesundheitsförderung supports the implementation of health promotion programmes in municipality departments and municipality-owned companies in Vienna. The municipality department MA 28 benefits from this service and runs a workplace health promotion programme. queraum supports the internal project team systematically during the implementation.

The project "Grow together", carried out by JoJo – Kindheit im Schatten, aims at families with a parent suffering from mental health problems. To give the children of these families the chance to grow up healthy and develop positively, they are supported by mentors. The evaluation's focus is on the process (process evaluation) as well as on the results and outcomes of the project (summative evaluation).

queraum. cultural and social research writes an extended corporate health report for the STGKK – this means that health data and staff perspectives on health issues are combined.

The overriding goal oft the Regional Networks on Early Prevention is to support families expecting children or with young children in crisis situations. queraum is responsible for the summative evaluation of the project and has developed an evaluation design which covers three levels:

  • families
  • networks
  • experts accompanying families ("FamilienbegleiterInnen") and the cross-project level

The aim of this project, realised by verein freiraum in cooperation with INPUT Integratives Netzwerk für Pädagogik und Tanz, is to support girls from a migrant background or from socially disadvantaged families. queraum. cultural and social research is responsible for the process as well as the summative evaluation.