Workplace Health Champions

The programme has four units, each focusing on different areas of healthy living and promoting positive health behaviours.

The WHC programme will help champions identify how people fall into unhealthy practices, the personal and social consequences of these behaviours and how to improve the health of others around them by providing help and support. 

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Over two days you will cover:

  • Why health inequalities exist and how they can be addressed
  • The principles of health promotion
  • How to research local health facilities
  • How to communicate health improvement messages effectively
Who is it for?
This programme is suitable for those intending to develop their role as health champions in the workplace and provides a link between peers, professionals and specialist services. Health Champions are not expected to give direct health advice, counselling or one-to-one support, but are likely to engage people in talking about health, provide information on relevant campaigns and guide individuals to relevant services where appropriate.

 

Understanding Health Improvement 

The programme will give delegates a better understanding of how inequalities in health may develop and what the current policies are for addressing them.

It will cover foundation principles of promoting health and wellbeing, and an understanding of how to communicate health messages effectively. This programme can also be delivered or supported by e-learning.

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Who is it for?
It is useful for employers and organisations of all types and sizes to support a healthy workforce, and is particularly helpful for front-line staff intending to develop their role as health champions in the workplace, community or other settings.
 

 

Supporting Behaviour Change

The programme will give delegates the knowledge, confidence and skills to support individuals who are thinking of making a health behaviour change.

The programme will cover the importance of effective communication in building rapport with individuals, how to work with individuals to increase their motivation to make a behaviour change, and explore the factors that hinder and facilitate that change.

It will cover brief interventions models such as, Making Every Contact Count, look at how to develop an action plan with individuals to make and sustain behaviour change.

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Who is it for?
It is useful for employers and organisations of all types and sizes to support a healthy workforce, and is particularly helpful for front-line staff intending to develop their role as health champions in the workplace, community or other settings.
 


Understanding mental wellbeing

The programme will give delegates a better understanding of the principles of mental wellbeing, the effect of mental wellbeing on the individual and community, and how mental wellbeing can be maintained or improved.

It will cover attitudes and beliefs about mental health and wellbeing, explore theoretical models used to describe mental health and wellbeing, and the strategies that may be used to promote wellbeing of the people in the workplace, community or other settings

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Who is it for?

This programme is specifically designed for people who work with individuals and families in a health or social care environment including; people working in local authorities, housing associations, voluntary organisations, sports centres, care homes, colleges or schools.

It also useful for employers and organisations to support a healthy workforce, and is particularly helpful for front-line staff intending to develop their role as health champions in the workplace.

 

Benefits of RSPH Training 
  • Training content tailored to your organisation
  • Delegates receive CPD certificates on completion of training which supports their professional development
  • If required, we can provide formal assessments which link to RSPH Qualifications
  • We can offer individual memberships for each of your delegates, giving them access to a range of additional benefits and resources to help them develop their public health career.

Contact our team to book your training programme.