March 2012

Thank You for Participating in the 2012 Needs Assessment

Posted on March 30 by Christine Ricohermoso

We would like to thank everyone that took time out of their busy schedule to participate in TEAM Lab’s 2012 Needs Assessment. The needs assessment serves a vital role in providing information on the needs of CTCP-funded projects. These results...

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In a recent publication by the Surgeon General, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (2012) reported that nearly all tobacco use begins somewhere during the teenage years and young adulthood. In fact, the report estimates that nearly 4,000...

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Calling All Tobacco Education Materials

Posted on March 30 by Christine Ricohermoso

Did you create tobacco education materials for your project? Have you submitted them to TEAM Lab to be considered for inclusion in the TECC catalog? If you haven't please send us your material so it can be reviewed for statewide...

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USC Student Intern Spotlight

Posted on March 30 by Christine Ricohermoso

Since January, TEAM Lab has had the pleasure to work with one PhD practicum student, one MPH practicum student, and four USC undergraduate students. Our student interns have played an integral role of our project. Read about their experience with...

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SAVE THE DATE: Digital Storytelling Webinar

Posted on March 30 by Christine Ricohermoso

TEAM Lab will be hosting a webinar on Digital storytelling on Thursday, April 5th, @ 10:00am - 11:00am. This training will be presented by Dr. Carol Koprowski, (Assistant Professor of Preventive Medicine at USC’s Institute for Health Promotion and Disease...

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Recap of Photovoice Webinar, Hosted by Ms. Nora Manzanilla

Posted on March 30 by Christine Ricohermoso

Nora Manzanilla, Director of the TARGET Project, in the Office of the Los Angeles City Attorney, Tobacco Enforcement Program. She gave an enthusiastic and informative presentation in the form of a case study about the TARGET photovoice project. The TARGET...

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TEAM Lab Materials Review Scorecard Tutorial

Posted on March 30 by Christine Ricohermoso

A key step in making effective tobacco education materials is conducting adequate field testing with the intended audience. However, insufficient resources and time can hinder field testing, which can make all the difference in creating materials that are “spot on”...

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Have You Ever Used One of TEAM Lab's Free Templates?

Posted on March 30 by Christine Ricohermoso

Have you downloaded one of these templates and used them in your communities? If you have, we would love to hear about it. We want to feature agencies that have used our templates in our newsletter and also in the...

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"Like" TEAM Lab and the CTCP Fight Tobacco pages on Facebook

Posted on March 30 by Christine Ricohermoso

In our 2012 Needs Assessment, more than half of respondents reported they “probably” or “definitely will” be using Facebook to disseminate tobacco education messages. Since many of you will be using Facebook, we want to remind you to “like” TEAM...

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Photovoice 2--SAVE THE DATE!

Posted on March 09 by Christine Ricohermoso

TEAM Lab will be hosting a follow up webinar on Photovoice. (The initial webinar was launched last year and is always available for viewing on TEAM Lab’s website, in the Archived Webinars page. Photovoice 2 will be presented by Nora...

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