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Making Every Contact Count

Outline

MECC training includes an overview of key public health areas: tobacco control, healthy eating and activity, substance misuse, cancer, sexual health, healthy ageing and mental health. Skills practice exercises in relation to wellbeing conversations; local support services; and how to refer people in to services are also covered in the session

Description

The MECC training course aims to improve your understanding of what effects people in Warrington (key lifestyle factors e.g. healthy eating, activity, sexual health, tobacco control etc) and how and why to bring such lifestyle factors up in conversation. The course also aims to improve your awareness of how and where to signpost and refer individuals for further information/support and enables you to practice questioning and intervention techniques.

Outcomes

  • Increased knowledge of local public health issues
  • Increased understanding of your role in relation to public health
  • Increased confidence in addressing lifestyle issues through conversations
  • Increased knowledge of local lifestyle and wellbeing services

Booking Information

This training session is free if you meet the audience criteria but there’s a charge for non-attendance, so if you book onto a session and then don’t turn up, your organisation will be charged. There will also be a charge if you are unable to attend and you cancel your place less than 7 days before the date of the training.
If you attend the training and you are not eligible to attend, then your organisation will be charged.
For full details of our Cancellation/Non-attendance/Charging Policy please read and download the attachment.

Audience

This training is for frontline workers and volunteers from not-for-profit organisations, which support Warrington residents

13 Jun 2019 09:30 - 13:00

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Public Health Team
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Date and Time

13 Jun 2019 09:30 - 13:00

Venue

New Town House Reception, Buttermarket Street, Warrington, WA1 2NH

Trainer

Jo Norton
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