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
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.
AHPI is working with HSE Health Promotion and Improvement to deliver education and training for health promotion practitioners including HSE staff and colleagues working on the Healthy Cities and Counties programmes. As part of this initiative AHPI has organised a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) workshop in collaboration with Sligo Institute of Technology. The workshop is titled: Communicating for Change - innovative strategies to get the health promotion message across.
Speakers will include Edel Hackett from Persuasion Republic. HSE staff and AHPI members were invited to attend this event and it is now fully booked. We will be further expanding CPD opportunities for health promotion practitioners in 2018 so watch this space!
On August 15th 2017, members of the Accreditation Board and AHPI Executive Committee met to finalise plans for the launch of the Health Promotion Professional Registration system for Ireland.
Practitioners living in Ireland can now apply through the online application system within the Professional Registration section on this site. This section also includes a list of commonly asked questions about registration and some information on CPD which AHPI will further develop in 2018