'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,, 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.

· 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.                                   @AssocHPIreland  

The Irish Heart Foundation’s Nutrition Council

A Scientific Meeting on Saturated Fat, Cholesterol and Heart Disease

The aim of the half-day seminar is to discuss recent controversies in the area, focus on a summary of the evidence and discuss how best to communicate a clear and accurate message to the public.

Date:            Thursday, October 27th, 2016:   9.00am – 1.00pm
Location:      Grand Canal Hotel, Grand Canal Street Upper, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4

· Keynote Address:   Saturated fat and Heart Disease: What is the Evidence?     Dr Lee Hooper, University of East Anglia
· Food-Based Dietary Guidelines:  What is a healthy intake of fat?                        Dr Mary Flynn, Food Safety Authority of Ireland
· Followed by panel discussion: The Communication Challenge: What do we tell the Public?

The final programme will be circulated shortly.
Please share this invitation with other health professionals who may be interested.
Registration for this event is through Eventbrite – please visit to register.



‘Do you want to become a highly skilled facilitator and advance within your chosen profession or seek new employment opportunities?
The Master of Arts in Advanced Facilitation Skills for Promoting Health and Well Being is an innovative practice orientated programme, the only one of its kind nationally. It is designed to enhance personal growth and development to advance knowledge, skills, attitudes and competencies required for effective facilitation for promoting health and well-being with groups, individuals and key populations.
This is a full time and its delivery reflects the flexibility required for adult learners. The programme is delivered 2 days a month IN DUBLIN each semester and three residential weekends throughout the year.
All of the information regarding this MA is in the link below.
Anyone not currently holding a level 8 qualification, please contact the course leaders for information on the recognition of prior learning process; this may make you eligible to apply directly for this MA.  
Course Leaders:
Dr Paula Carroll []             Mairead Barry []

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