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NEW COURSE IN OCTOBER: Communication and health behaviour change training

Posted: Mon, 02 Oct 2017 15:08

NEW COURSE IN OCTOBER: Communication and health behaviour change training

Front line staff: Communication and health behaviour change training
16th October 2017 10am – 4pm and 20th November 2017 10am – 1pm. £95

Target Audience: Frontline staff, sports coaches and instructors working with groups.

By the end of these sessions you will:

  1. Initial training session
  • Understand the determinants of behaviour, and principles of behaviour change and self-management as applied to physical activity
  • Develop skills in engagement, empathy, agenda setting, identifying and agreeing targets/goals, exploring barriers and facilitators to change and developing action plans

2. Second training session

  • Reflect on your progress in putting training into practice
  • Understand disengagement and relapse prevention
  • Develop skills in reviewing patients behaviour change actions, further exploring barriers and facilitators to change and action planning for continuing self-management

Trainer Biography

Dr Angel Chater is a Chartered Psychologist and Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society (BPS) and a Registered Health Psychologist and Sport and Exercise Psychologist with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). She is a Reader in Health Psychology and Behaviour Change at the University of Bedfordshire (UoB) and an Honorary Senior Lecturer in Health Psychology and Behavioural Medicine at University College London (UCL). She has applied experience as a Health Psychologist to Specialist Obesity Services at the Luton and Dunstable Hospital, with a focus on bariatric surgery. She is also an experienced Health Coach in private practice. She is the founder of SEPIA Health, a company that Specialises in the Education for Professionals in Applied Health.

Angel has been delivering training in motivational interviewing, health coaching and behaviour change for the last 15 years, schooled by experts such as Stephen Rollnick and Susan Michie. External consultancy clients include Herts County Council, the Health Education North Central East London (HENCEL) Local Education and Training Board, London and Herts CCGs, Cambridgeshire County Council, Centre for Postgraduate Pharmacy Education, Sport England, Herts Sport Partnership, and Active Luton, alongside training within the institutions of UoB, UCL, the University of West London (UWL), Roehampton University and Bath University.

Angel has a keen interest in subjective wellbeing, health promotion and disease prevention with a focus on behaviour change interventions, most specifically drawing on positive psychology for weight management and physical activity enhancement. Her PhD investigated the psychological determinants of children's healthy eating, physical activity and substance use behaviours and she has a keen interest in young people's health.

To Book please click below or contact Clare Fitzboydon via clare@teambedsandluton.co.uk / 01582 8137621.

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