We are delighted to announce that tickets are now available for the leadership workshop on 13th June in the Nursing Building, Waterford Institute of Technology. Tickets for the event are 10 euros for AHPI members and HSE staff. Non AHPI members or non HSE staff are charged 50 euros per ticket. You can purchase tickets on Eventbrite by clicking here. Looking forward to seeing you in Waterford!


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‘Leadership in influencing the Health and Wellbeing Agenda’

June 13th 2018

Room G19, Health Science Building, Waterford Institute of Technology


The Association for Health Promotion Ireland (AHPI) is the only professional association in Ireland for those working in the areas of health promotion practice, health promotion education and research. The AHPI are holding a continuing professional development event in Waterford and members and non-members are welcome to attend.

AHPI is working with HSE Health Promotion and Improvement to deliver education and training for HSE staff and colleagues working on Healthy Ireland and Healthy Cities and Counties programmes. Here are details of our forthcoming workshop on Leadership in collaboration with Waterford Institute of Technology.

Aim:       This workshop aims to provide participants with an overview of the principles of effective leadership in influencing the health and wellbeing agenda and how these translate into health promotion practice.



10.15am                              Registration, tea/coffee

10.45-1.00pm                     Dr.  Felicity Kelliher, School of Business, WIT

10.45-11.30am                   Effective leadership in a community setting: comprehending your role.

11.30-12.15pm                  Translating theory into practice.

12.15-1.00pm                     Principles of setting a vision and how to motivate delivery through a strategic path under the principles of ‘short term wins’.


1.45-2.30pm                      Translating theory into practice.

2.30-3.30pm                      Dr Patricia Heavey, Chairperson of AHPI and Lecturer Department of Sport and Health, AIT

                                           IUHPE Health Promotion Practitioner Registration – ‘demystifying the application process’: A practical session for anyone interested in applying for registration as a Health Promotion Practitioner

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