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  • Health Promotion Training Programme - Places available February - March

    Created: 22/09/2022, Updated: 14/02/2023
    News/Events Category: General News


    Please find below details on courses that are being hosted by the Health Promotion Service throughout February - March 2023.

    Should you or anyone within your organisation be interested in attending any of the courses, please visit Health Promotion's website to register your interest:

    Group Work and Facilitation

    Becoming an Effective Digital Trainer Level 2 

    Dates:              01 March 2023

    Time:               10:00 – 12:00

    Venue:            Online Via Microsoft Teams

    Aims:              To provide trainers with the skills and creativity to be able to plan, design and deliver memorable and effective digital sessions which look at all learning styles.

     

    Infant Nutrition

    An Introduction to Breastfeeding 

    Dates:              21 February 2023

    Time:               10:00 – 13:00

    Venue:            Cameron Hospital Ivy Room

    Aims:               To ensure participants are familiar with current maternal and infant nutrition guidelines, the evidence that supports them and the importance of creating supportive environments for breastfeeding.

    Introduction to Complementary Feeding: Weaning

     Dates:              09 March 2023

    Time:               10:00 – 13:00

    Venue:            Cameron Hospital Training Room

    Aims:               To equip participants with evidenced based knowledge about the appropriate introduction of complementary foods (weaning) as part of a healthy diet.

     

    Mental Health

    Samaritans Awareness

    Dates:              13 February 2023

    Time:               10:00 – 11:00

    Venue:            Online via Microsoft Teams

    Aims:              To create an awareness of what Samaritans do and to stress the value of talking and listening as well as know that there is support 24 hours a day.

     

    Positive Steps to Increase Mental Wellbeing

    Dates:              23 February 2023

    Time:               10:00 – 11:30

    Venue:            Online via Microsoft Teams

    Aims:              This session aims to increase understanding of mental wellbeing and awareness of the positive steps to increase wellbeing.

     

    Mental Health Improvement and Prevention of Self Harm & Suicide. Ask, Tell Animations - Children and Young People

    Dates:              08 March 2023

    Time:               14:00 – 15:30

    Venue:            Online via Microsoft Teams

    Aims:              To raise awareness and have facilitated discussions around the 3 Ask, Tell.. Educational animations which highlight areas such as mental wellbeing, suicide prevention and having compassionate conversations with people who are experiencing mental distress or may be feeling suicidal.

     

    Positive Steps to Increase Mental Wellbeing

     Dates:              21 March 2023

    Time:               14:00 – 15:30

    Venue:            Online via Microsoft Teams

    Aims:              This session aims to increase understanding of mental wellbeing and awareness of the positive steps to increase wellbeing.

     

    Physical Activity

    Volunteer Walk Leader Training

     Dates:              09 March 2023

    Time:               09:15 – 15:15

    Venue:            Lochore Meadows Lochgelly

    Aims:             To provide participants with the practical skills and knowledge necessary for them to lead health walks safely and effectively.

     

    Poverty Awareness

    Poverty Awareness Information Session Virtual Workshop

    Dates:              15 February 2023
    Time:               11:00 – 12:00

    Venue:            Online via Microsoft Teams

    Aims:              The aim is to raise awareness of the nature and impact of poverty in Fife today and to equip participants with the knowledge to provide practical help and support.

     

    EntitledTo & Benefit Check Toolkit Training

    Dates:              09 March 2023

    Time:               09:30 – 11:00

    Venue:            Online via Microsoft Teams

    Aims:               Anyone working directly with low-income households in health, education, childcare, social work and voluntary sector, who can play a part in promoting take-up and maximising income. No existing skills or previous training required. The training will provide an overview of Fife's Benefit Take Up campaign, training on the use of a benefit check tool and access to a toolkit that will aid you in discussions with Fife customers. 

     

    Benefit Basics in Scotland
    Dates:              14 March 2023 and 15 March 2023

    Time:               09:45 – 13:00

    Venue:            Online via Zoom

    Aims:   You do not need to be a benefit expert to make a difference. This course is for anyone working with people on low incomes or with additional needs. You will learn the basics of social security and be able to identify which benefits are available to the people you work with. You will understand the key life events that can have an impact on benefit entitlement and recognise when someone should make a new claim or report a change in circumstances.  


    This course is run over 2 day and participants must be able to attend both sessions.
     

    Revised - Universal Debit

    Dates:              23 March 2023

    Time:               09:30 – 12:30

    Venue:            Craig Mitchell House Glenrothes

    Aims:              This workshop assists participants to understand the impact of poverty when a family moves to Universal Credit, specifically the impact the assessment period has upon families.

     

    Wave of Live - The Child's Voice when Living in Poverty

    Dates:              02 March 2023

    Time:               09:30 – 12:20

    Venue:            Craig Mitchell House Glenrothes

    Aims:             The aim of this course is to give practitioners an awareness of how poverty impacts children and young people and explores how we listen and hear their voices. Giving children the best start in life is an aspiration of the Scottish Government “Every child deserves every chance” and Fife Council’s Children’s Services Plan stats “Fife where every child and young person matters”. Therefore, it is important the children and young people impacted by poverty are given special attention so that their needs matter, listen to and heard.
     

    Reducing Health Inequalities

    Understanding Health Literacy

    Dates:              07 March 2023

    Time:               10:00 – 11:00

    Venue:            Online via Microsoft Teams

    Aims:              The course aim is to increase participants’ understanding of health literacy and its impacts on health and wellbeing.

    Health literacy is about individuals having enough knowledge, understanding, skills and confidence to use health information, to be active partners in their care, and to navigate health and social care systems.


    Working with Key Groups

    Understanding Adult Protection

    Dates:              08 February 2023

    Time:               09:30 – 12:30

    Venue:            Online via Microsoft Teams

    Aims:              Introduction to the Adult Support and Protection, related legislation and what to do if you witness, suspect or receive information about an adult who may be at risk of harm.

     

    Understanding Adult Protection

    Dates:              23 March 2023

    Time:               13:30 – 16:30

    Venue:            Online via Microsoft Teams

    Aims:              Introduction to the Adult Support and Protection, related legislation and what to do if you witness, suspect or receive information about an adult who may be at risk of harm.

     

    Workplace

    Long COVID: A Training Session for Fife's Workplace

    Dates:              22 February 2023

    Time:               14:00 – 15:00

    Venue:            Online via Microsoft Teams

    Aims:              To raise workplace knowledge, awareness and understanding of the implications and consequences of Long COVID (post COVID-19 syndrome).

     

    Long COVID: A Training Session for Fife's Workplace

    Dates:              16 March 2023

    Time:               15:00 – 16:00

    Venue:            Online via Microsoft Teams

    Aims:              To raise workplace knowledge, awareness and understanding of the implications and consequences of Long COVID (post COVID-19 syndrome).

     

    To book on a workshop visit the Health Promotion Training Website and either register or sign-in to your account. Once you have booked on a course, an acknowledgement email will be sent to confirm your interest. Places are not offered on a first come first served basis. You will be notified via email approximately 1-2 weeks prior to the workshop if your application has been successful.




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