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One Day Public Health Masterclass

One Day Public Health Masterclass

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One day masterclass

19th April 2017 Public Health and Early Intervention

4th May 2017 Diet, diease and healthy eating

11th May 2017 Understanding Baby Brains and responsive parenting

7th June 2017 Principles and practice of effective communication with children and families

20th June 2017 Supporting healthy behaviours in young children

6th July 2017 How to prevent cardiovascular disease with physical activity

11th July 2017 Substance misuse in families with young children

The cut off for applying for a masterclass is two weeks prior to when the course is due to start

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An introduction to arts, health and wellbeing Tuesday 12 September 2017

£165.00

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A master class for anyone.
This session will provide an overview of the field of arts, health and wellbeing in the UK. The last 30 years have seen a considerable growth of arts, health and wellbeing initiatives in healthcare and community settings, and also in evaluation and research. Key landmarks in this field will be surveyed drawing on a recently developed online repository of UK arts and health reports starting in the late 1980s. The session will consider the role of the Royal Society for Public Health in promoting arts and health in the UK. It will also address the current challenges facing the field drawing on the 2017 report from All Party Parliamentary Group on Arts, Health and Wellbeing
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Introduction to your Public Health Foundations (Children and Families) 06/09/2017

£165.00

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A masterclass for students who are studying for the University Certificate Public Health Foundations (Children and Families) only.

This masterclass will introduce you to your University Certificate and how to make the most of this new opportunity to develop your work with children and families. We will explain what you will be learning over the seven days in class, and how you will be supported by mentors in your workplace. You will be aiming to achieve the knowledge and skills outlined in the Kent, Surrey & Sussex Competences Framework for Community Nursery Nurses and Early Help Workforce. We will help you with the study skills that you need for university writing.

Julie Watson, senior lecturer Specialist Community Public Health Nursing
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Diet, disease and healthy eating (25/04/2018)

£165.00

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A masterclass for anyone.

Why are we told to eat less fat, eat less sugar, eat less salt and eat more fibre? This masterclass will explain how diet is related to the major diseases in the UK such as cardiovascular disease, cancer, obesity and diabetes. We will look at the evidence that lies behind the current recommendations for healthy eating, outlined in the Eatwell Guide. You will learn how to make a quick assessment of your own diet. Sugar and fat - find out the latest evidence.

Dr Sally Robinson, principal lecturer Health Promotion & Public Health
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How to prevent cardiovascular disease with physical activity (06/06/2018)

£165.00

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A masterclass for anyone.

This evidence-based masterclass aims to increase your understanding of cardiovascular disease and explain how physical activity can be incorporated into people’s daily routine. It will introduce you to the latest trends in the prevalence of cardiovascular disease, globally, nationally and locally. You will learn what it is and how it can be prevented. We will focus on physical activity and look at the ways in which moving more and being less sedentary can reduce our risk of having high cholesterol, high blood pressure, stress – related ill-health, obesity, type II diabetes, heart attacks and strokes.

Gail Sheppard, senior lecturer Health Promotion & Public Health
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Introduction to your Public Health Foundations (Children and Families) (06/02/2018)

£165.00

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A masterclass for students who are studying for the University Certificate Public Health Foundations (Children and Families) only.

This masterclass will introduce you to your University Certificate and how to make the most of this new opportunity to develop your work with children and families. We will explain what you will be learning over the seven days in class, and how you will be supported by mentors in your workplace. You will be aiming to achieve the knowledge and skills outlined in the Kent, Surrey & Sussex Competences Framework for Community Nursery Nurses and Early Help Workforce. We will help you with the study skills that you need for university writing.

Julie Watson, senior lecturer Specialist Community Public Health Nursing
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Losing weight, gaining health (28/06/2018)

£165.00

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A masterclass for anyone

Maintaining a healthy weight is important to our health and wellbeing. Being overweight means our chances of developing diabetes (type 2), cancer, cardiovascular disease and obesity are increased. For some people, excess weight limits their quality of life. The best way to avoid gaining excess weight, or to reduce weight, is to focus on our diet and activity levels, ‘calories in: calories out’. However it rarely feels so simple, and this masterclass will present some of the latest evidence around eating, activity and weight loss. We will provide you with our Top Ten Tips for Healthy Weight loss.
Facilitated by Dr Sally Robinson, principal lecturer Health Promotion and Public Health and Gail Sheppard senior lecturer Health Promotion & Public Health
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Perinatal and maternal health (17/10/2017)

£165.00

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A masterclass for students who are studying for the University Certificate Public Health Foundations (Children and Families) only.

For some women pregnancy and the first year of giving birth can trigger mental health problems. These not only affect the mother, but her partner and whole family. Sometimes the suffering can be avoided, but in severe cases it can lead to serious injury or death. We will look at what research can tell us about how to support good maternal health and what is known about why mental health problems happen, how to recognise them, what to do and what support is available.

Julie Watson, senior lecturer Specialist Community Public Health Nursing
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Perinatal and maternal health (20/03/2018)

£165.00

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A masterclass for students who are studying for the University Certificate Public Health Foundations (Children and Families) only.

For some women pregnancy and the first year of giving birth can trigger mental health problems. These not only affect the mother, but her partner and whole family. Sometimes the suffering can be avoided, but in severe cases it can lead to serious injury or death. We will look at what research can tell us about how to support good maternal health and what is known about why mental health problems happen, how to recognise them, what to do and what support is available.

Julie Watson, senior lecturer Specialist Community Public Health Nursing
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Principles and practice of effective communication with children and families (08/11/2017)

£165.00

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A masterclass for anyone.

This masterclass is compulsory for students who are studying for the University Certificate Public Health Foundations (Children and Families).

Practitioners who are invited into a family’s home need to be able to build a trusting relationship with parents and children. This is vital if we are to support children’s healthy development. In this masterclass we will look at theoretical models that bring together the skills of home visiting, assessing a family’s needs, their strengths and how we build good relationships. The models include the Solihull Approach and Family Partnership.

Julie Watson, senior lecturer Specialist Community Public Health Nursing
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Public health and early Intervention ( 21/02/2018)

£165.00

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This masterclass is compulsory for students who are studying for the University Certificate Public Health Foundations (Children and Families).

Public health is about preventing illness and promoting good health, and it is the work of the public health workforce. We will outline the UK’s current priorities and share the evidence that shows how much poor health and early death is due to where we are born, live and work. Some people are destined to live long and healthy lives and others are not. This inequality starts before we are born. Research shows that the opportunity to change this unfairness is greatest at the start of life. This is why supporting young children and their families to get off to a healthy start is the very best investment we can make.

Julie Watson, senior lecturer Specialist Community Public Health Nursing

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Public health and early intervention (19/09/2017)

£165.00

Description

This masterclass is compulsory for students who are studying for the University Certificate Public Health Foundations (Children and Families).

Public health is about preventing illness and promoting good health, and it is the work of the public health workforce. We will outline the UK’s current priorities and share the evidence that shows how much poor health and early death is due to where we are born, live and work. Some people are destined to live long and healthy lives and others are not. This inequality starts before we are born. Research shows that the opportunity to change this unfairness is greatest at the start of life. This is why supporting young children and their families to get off to a healthy start is the very best investment we can make.

Julie Watson, senior lecturer Specialist Community Public Health Nursing

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Substance misuse in families with young children (06/12/2017)

£165.00

Description

A masterclass for anyone.

This masterclass is compulsory for students who are studying for the University Certificate Public Health Foundations (Children and Families).

This masterclass concerns families where young children are in danger of significant harm. Research tells us that young children who are exposed to substance abuse (drugs, solvents, smoking and alcohol), domestic violence and parental mental health problems are at risk. They are more likely to suffer poor physical, emotional and social health, and poor educational outcomes. There is evidence to show that if these issues are picked up early, we can prevent harm. Understanding how to safeguard children and work within statutory requirements is mandatory for all practitioners who work with children and families.

Julie Watson, senior lecturer Specialist Community Public Health Nursing
External speaker tbc
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Substance misuse in families with young children (16/05/2018)

£165.00

Description

A masterclass for anyone.

This masterclass is compulsory for students who are studying for the University Certificate Public Health Foundations (Children and Families).

This masterclass concerns families where young children are in danger of significant harm. Research tells us that young children who are exposed to substance abuse (drugs, solvents, smoking and alcohol), domestic violence and parental mental health problems are at risk. They are more likely to suffer poor physical, emotional and social health, and poor educational outcomes. There is evidence to show that if these issues are picked up early, we can prevent harm. Understanding how to safeguard children and work within statutory requirements is mandatory for all practitioners who work with children and families.

Julie Watson, senior lecturer Specialist Community Public Health Nursing
External speaker tbc
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Supporting healthy behaviours in young children (03/05/2018)

£165.00

Description

A masterclass for anyone.

This masterclass is compulsory for students who are studying for the University Certificate Public Health Foundations (Children and Families).

This masterclass will explore the evidence that tells us why healthy oral health, healthy eating, accident prevention and emotional health and wellbeing are so important for the under-fives. We will examine the psychology of children’s behaviour and look at the latest thinking about ways to manage children’s behaviour. We will provide examples of how to support healthy lifestyles in a healthy and safe home.

Julie Watson, senior lecturer Specialist Community Public Health Nursing
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Supporting healthy behaviours in young children (22/11/2017)

£165.00

Description

A masterclass for anyone.

This masterclass is compulsory for students who are studying for the University Certificate Public Health Foundations (Children and Families).

This masterclass will explore the evidence that tells us why healthy oral health, healthy eating, accident prevention and emotional health and wellbeing are so important for the under-fives. We will examine the psychology of children’s behaviour and look at the latest thinking about ways to manage children’s behaviour. We will provide examples of how to support healthy lifestyles in a healthy and safe home.

Julie Watson, senior lecturer Specialist Community Public Health Nursing
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Understanding baby brains and responsive parenting (05/03/2018)

£165.00

Description

A masterclass for anyone.

This masterclass is compulsory for students who are studying for the University Certificate Public Health Foundations (Children and Families).

From the moment we are conceived, our brains are constantly changing and storing all our experiences. This masterclass focuses on what research tells us about the first 1001 days of life, a period when baby brains are growing at a tremendous pace and are being shaped and changed every single minute of every day. Most important is how a baby feels. There is evidence to show that the way parents communicate with babies and young children affects their brains. We will explore how parents can communicate with their babies in order to create healthy baby brains with love.

Julie Watson, senior lecturer Specialist Community Public Health Nursing
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Understanding baby brains and responsive parenting 03/10/2017

£165.00

Description

A masterclass for anyone.

This masterclass is compulsory for students who are studying for the University Certificate Public Health Foundations (Children and Families).

From the moment we are conceived, our brains are constantly changing and storing all our experiences. This masterclass focuses on what research tells us about the first 1001 days of life, a period when baby brains are growing at a tremendous pace and are being shaped and changed every single minute of every day. Most important is how a baby feels. There is evidence to show that the way parents communicate with babies and young children affects their brains. We will explore how parents can communicate with their babies in order to create healthy baby brains with love.

Julie Watson, senior lecturer Specialist Community Public Health Nursing
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