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2017 Health Promotion Conference

Promoting Health and Wellbeing in the Workplace, June 15th

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The Association of Health Promotion Ireland (AHPI) AGM is taking place on Thursday 9th of Feb 2017 in Dublin.

The AGM is open to all AHPI members to attend, if you are not a member or your membership has recently expired, you can join/renew by clicking  on the following link   www.ahpi.ie/membership




Annual General Meeting of the Association of Health Promotion, Ireland

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Date:              Thursday 9th February 2017

Venue:           Spunout Offices, 48 Fleet St, Parliament Row, Temple Bar, Dublin


Time:              11.30am to 3.30pm.



AGENDA

11.15 - 11.30             Tea and coffee on arrival

11.30 – 1pm              AGM Business will take pace including election of Officers and a vote on the motion: “AHPI should introduce a new ‘International’ category of membership”



1.00-1.45pm              Lunch

1.45-3.30pm             Workshop on the competency of 'Enabling Change'

which will look at collaborative programmes which focus on disadvantaged groups:


'Creative Space' - an innovative approach for young men from North Dublin to promote their mental health through drama, music and the arts.


'We Can Quit' Supporting women living in disadvantaged areas to stop smoking.


Presentations followed by some group work looking at some of the challenges and solutions faced in partnership work.



If you are AHPI member and wish to attend please contact Claire Connolly at Claire.connolly@nuigalway.ie before Tuesday January 31st 2017.

To become an AHPI member click on the following link    www.ahpi.ie/membership

 

'Better Workplace Behaviour; Creating a Positive Work Culture'

You are invited to attend this free half day workshop. This is suitable for any practitioner with an interest in promoting positive work places for themselves and others. It will discuss findings from national research in Ireland, in relation to people's experience of negative behaviours in the workplace. It aims to engage attendees in discussion to identify potential solutions in how to improve workplace culture, employee well-being and performance. This research is being conducted by the Health Promotion department in the National University of Ireland Galway, in conjunction with the University of Limerick and The Institute of Occupational Health and Safety.

Two stand alone workshops will be held in

- Cork, on Wednesday the 5th of October, in The Clarion Hotel Cork

Galway, on Wednesday the 19th of October, in the University of Ireland, Galway. 

For more information and/or to register please contact Áine Gallagher, a.gallagher3@nuigalway.ie, 091 494038

 

‘Promoting Health through Partnership Workshop’

Are you interested in increasing your knowledge and competence in Partnership Working?

AHPI is delighted to be organising this workshop in Athlone IT, which is a Tobacco and Alcohol free campus. The workshop is open to anyone working in health promotion or community development.

Aim of the workshop
To enhance knowledge on how to facilitate effective partnerships, which reflect health promotion values and principles.

Objectives
· To describe the recent international and Irish research on health promotion partnerships;
· To discuss the factors that promote and inhibit health promotion partnership functioning;
· To demonstrate current partnership projects;
· To develop solutions to some common challenges faced in partnerships.

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