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We are delighted to let you know about a leadership workshop on 13th June in the Nursing Building, Waterford Institute of Technology. Feedback from previous workshops has identified leadership as an important competency for CPD. This workshop will focus on leadership in influencing the Health and Wellbeing agenda. This will also be an ideal opportunity to network, and to share and promote ideas. So please save the date and we will be in contact again with further details and how you can register to attend.

Title: Leadership in influencing the Health and Wellbeing Agenda
Aim: To provide participants with an overview of the principles of effective leadership and how these translate into health promotion practice.
Facilitator: Dr Felicity Kelliher, Fulbright Scholar, Senior Lecturer Management, WIT
Date& Time: 13 June 10.15am - 3.30pm
Venue: G19, Nursing Building, Waterford Institute of Technology

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The 2018 Health Promotion Conference Committee are pleased to announce that registration is open for the ‘Participation and empowerment for health service users: Strengthening the circle’ conference taking place at NUI Galway on Thursday 7th June 2018. The deadline for online abstract submission has been extended until April 3rd. Go to www.hprcconference.ie for more information.

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The Health Behaviour Change Research Group are delighted that Dr Paula Carroll, Health Sport and Exercise Science, Waterford Institute of Technology will deliver our next seminar on Wednesday 14 March, 1-2pm in G065 on the ground floor of the School of Psychology, NUI Galway. Her talk will detail Men on the Move: The story of a community based PA programme for inactive men.
This seminar will detail the journey from an ‘idea’ to a national efficacy and replicability trial of Men on the Move, a community based PA programme for inactive men. Both the process of designing, developing and implementing the programme across 8 counties, engaging over 900 men will be detailed along with the outcome biopsychosocial measures recorded up to 52 weeks. Qualitative data from participant interviews will also be presented to illuminate the personal impact of participation on the men’s overall health and well-being. Finally, the potential trajectory for Men on the Move to national scale up will be presented.

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