Public Health related training is provided for statutory, non statutory or voluntary staff working in Wiltshire. A wide range of training is available to build staff confidence, knowledge and skills to support the health and wellbeing of the people they work with.
Making Every Contact Count (MECC) is about making the most of every opportunity you have with the people you come into contact with.
Everyone who interacts with the public is able to make a difference to the health and wellbeing of the population by supporting individuals to change behaviours that may be damaging to their health. Telling people what to do is not the most effective way to help them change. MECC is a skills-based training opportunity that encourages a different way of working and interacting to address poor health and inequalities.
MECC courses in Wiltshire can be booked and to book your place . For further information about MECC please contact email@example.com.
Wiltshire Council offers a range of free training around sexual health and relationships to all Wiltshire based professionals to help them feel more confident about discussing these subjects.
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This Train the Trainer course is designed for community settings, such as schools, care homes and anywhere hygiene and microbe awareness is important. It is fun, interactive and informative. The attendees will learn about microbes and how they spread; how to stop the spread and personal hygiene and self-care. It is a 3 hour course and will enable the attendees to either train others or use elements of the package to inform and educate others. There are elements that can be used with both adults and children.
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Stop smoking training is available for anyone working in a setting in Wiltshire where they are able to offer one to one support to smokers who are trying to quit. The training to become a Stop Smoking Practitioner in Wiltshire includes completing online E-learning at www.ncsct.co.uk and a one day face to face training.
Details of the courses available can be found at Eventbrite.
If you have any questions regarding this please email: wiltsstopsmoking@nhsnet or telephone: 0300 0034566
The aim of the training is to increase practitioner's confidence in raising the issue of weight with individuals they are working with. The training will guide practitioners through the support and provide the opportunity for practical application to put the skills into practice. The training course does include elements of role play which is essential to the learning and development of raising the issue of weight.
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Aim - to increase confidence in raising the issue of weight objectives:-
- To understand the local and national statistics on obesity
- To understand the causes of obesity
- To understand the principles of brief intervention, behaviour change models and Motivational Interviewing
- To increase confidence in raising the issue of weight in own setting
- To be aware of Wiltshire Obesity Care Pathway and how to refer/signpost
The 3½ hour training session delivered by Public Health at Wiltshire Council, will guide practitioners through the support and provide the opportunity for practical support to put the skills learnt into practice. The training course does include elements of role play which is essential to the learning and development of raising the issue of weight.
Training is suitable for any professional coming into contact with children and adults who are overweight/obese and want to develop and improve their skills of raising the issue of weight in an appropriate and sensitive way.
A condensed 1 hour training session is available which is suitable for GP Practice staff to attend within their team meeting.
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