Duration: 2 Hours
Aims to provide attendees with a wider understanding of the impact and trends in the use of alcohol and substance misuse across South Tyneside and the UK research including techniques to support the reduction or ceasing of dangerous behaviours. Introducing conversation change techniques to identify solution focussed approaches and an awareness of when to use them.
Duration: 3 Hours
This module provides people with a wider understanding of emotional health and wellbeing, including issues in a local and national frame. It also aims to give attendees an understanding of encouraging action and developing interventions for people who are struggling with their emotional health and wellbeing.
Aims to provide attendees with a wider understanding of healthy weight research including technical skills and techniques to support and maintain weight change using motivational and cognitive behaviour techniques and an awareness of when to use them.
Duration: 1 Hour
The overall aim of MECC is to help improve the health and wellbeing amongst service users, staff and the general public across the Borough, by promoting a positive health message to the public to encourage health behaviour change.
Duration: 1½ hours
Aims to provide attendees with refresher training to update skills to national best practice and make sure that practitioners are complying with the National NHS framework. This training provides a wider understanding of the need for Health Checks and the impact they can have on improving the health of local residents.
Duration: 1 Day
Duration: Half Day (plus 1hr for those who require Health Options® Software update)
Duration: 2 hours
Aims to provide attendees with a wider understanding of Sexual Health trends and issues both locally and nationally. Give attendees an understanding of legal legislation involving the sexual exploitation of children and the do’s and don’ts for parents and guardians.
This training gives delegates the opportunity to understand smoking issues across South Tyneside and nationally. This training also allows delegates to practice the principles of Very Brief Advice and its effectiveness at supporting people to stop smoking.
Duration: 2 days
To provide attendees with a wider understanding of smoking issues across the locality and nationally and to give attendees the skills and technical knowledge to carryout smoking cessation interventions
The NHS Stop Smoking Service is a successful initiative to support people in quitting smoking. All Smoking Cessation Advisors must attend annual refresher training to keep up to date with the latest Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) developments and behaviour change techniques.
Duration: 3 hours
This course is designed for those who are currently registered as smoking cessation advisors in Gateshead and are due their annual refresher.
This module provides attendees with a better of understanding of what self-care is and how to promote better health and wellbeing. It covers aspects of self-management in the area, what self-care techniques can be used and promotes assets in the local area to improve health and wellbeing. The course is open to health professionals and members of the public, bringing together patients and professionals in the same group to share understanding and promote learning.
Aims to develop new skills to add to your toolkit of self-care. Increase confidence to implement techniques to enable conversation change and empower people and colleagues to embrace the self-care model.