Training courses

Oct
2
Wed
Introduction to ‘Good Conversations’ @ Cameron Hospital, Training Room (Training Centre)
Oct 2 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Aim:

To provide an overview of key aspects of taking a personal outcomes approach to conversations.

Learning outcomes:

By the end of this course participants will have:

  • Explored the values and beliefs which supports an outcomes, assets based approach
  • Reflected on their understanding of facilitative and enabling approaches
  • Been introduced to an overview of outcomes focussed conversations and a range of flexible and person centred conversational strategies and techniques
  • Explored the importance and value of listening to a person’s story
  • Become aware of a shift from listening to problems in order to fix to, listening to problems in order to acknowledge, discover signs of resilience, identify coping behaviour and possible evidence of already existing solutions
  • Been introduced to a set of ‘micro skills’ to enable people to think about what they want.

Who should attend?

This course will benefit those who have supportive conversations. In particular those who are having conversations with people living with long term conditions or dealing with challenges either at work or home. It will be applicable for all NHS staff, those in the voluntary sector or health and social care partnership.

Facilitators:

Elizabeth Norby, Personal Outcomes Network Manager, NHS Fife

Alison Linyard, Personal Outcomes Programme Manager, NHS Fife

Jill Sunter, Health Promotion Officer, Fife Health & Social Care Partnership

 

**Apply online here**

Oct
22
Tue
Getting to KnowFife @ Cameron Hospital, IT Suite (Training Centre)
Oct 22 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

http://know.fife.scot

Aim:

To give participants the opportunity to learn more about KnowFife, to try it out for themselves during short practical sessions and explore how it could support their own work.

Learning outcomes:

By the end of this course participants will have:

  • An awareness of what KnowFife is (a knowledge data hub which includes research and other reports, learning resources and data about Fife and local neighbourhoods across Fife)
  • The knowledge and skills to access information to support local working in Fife including:
    • An increased knowledge of the wide range of local and national information held on KnowFife
    • How to navigate the site to access this information
    • How to produce data profiles and maps
    • How to search for and extract the data available in KnowFife.
  • Knowledge of where to find additional information if required.

Who should attend?

Those who want to better understand Fife and some of the challenges it faces and need information about Fife, local areas or neighbourhoods in their work.

Facilitators:

Kay Somerville, Research Advisor, Fife Council

Kerry Humphries, KnowFife Co-ordinator, NHS Fife

 

**Apply online here**

Nov
21
Thu
A Rough Guide to Outcomes and Evaluation @ Fife Voluntary Action
Nov 21 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm

Aim:

This introductory, practical course will enable participants to work through the process of evaluation, clarifying outcomes and indicators for their work projects and exploring a range of approaches and methods that can be used to plan and carry out an evaluation.  Participants will also be able to consider how to use evaluation information to report effectively and enhance future service delivery.

Learning outcomes:

By the end of this course participants will have:

  • An understanding of the terminology involved in evaluation
  • Knowledge of how to set relevant outcomes and indicators for your project
  • An improved understanding of some of the methods that can be used for evaluation
  • The ability to analyse information collected on their project’s activities
  • Knowledge of how to report effectively on the delivery of project outcomes to funders and stakeholders.

Who should attend?

This course is a basic introduction to evaluation.  It is ideal for anyone who is fairly new to evaluation or who would like to refresh their knowledge and skills in monitoring and evaluation.  It would be relevant to those starting a new project or piece of work as well as anyone who is involved in evaluating and reporting on their project’s activities.

This course contains content from the previous courses: ‘Demystifying Outcomes’; ‘Getting Started with Evaluation’ and ‘Telling My Story: Analysing and Reporting Outcomes’.

Facilitators:

Katie Provan, Health Promotion Officer – Workplace, Fife Health & Social Care Partnership

Jo-Anne Valentine, Public Health Manager, NHS Fife

 

**Apply online here**

Dec
4
Wed
Developing Facilitation Skills @ Cameron Hospital, Training Room (Training Centre)
Dec 4 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm

Aim:

To enable participants to explore the skills and qualities required by a facilitator.

Learning outcomes:

By the end of this course participants will have:

  • Clarified what facilitation means and understood the role of the facilitator
  • Explored how attitudes and values impact on facilitation
  • Identified their own strengths and areas for development as a facilitator
  • Experienced a number of facilitation tools ‘in action’ and have considered how to select the appropriate tool for the task
  • Planned a short facilitation session and developed a design template.

Who should attend?

This course is for anyone who is new to facilitation or would like to develop their facilitation skills.

This course is a good follow-on from “Making Groupwork more Effective”.

Facilitators:

Annemarie Smith, Health Promotion Officer – Workplace, Fife Health & Social Care Partnership

Charlotte Macintosh, Sessional Worker, Fife Health & Social Care Partnership

Jo Ross, Community Education Worker, Fife Council

Kelly Higgins, Health Promotion Training Co-ordinator, Fife Health & Social Care Partnership

Mhairi Gilmour, Public Health Research & Development Officer, NHS Fife

Val Wright, Workforce Project Manager, Scottish Golf

 

**Apply online here**

Feb
20
Thu
Introduction to ‘Good Conversations’ @ Lynebank Hospital, Conference Room 1
Feb 20 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Aim:

To provide an overview of key aspects of taking a personal outcomes approach to conversations.

Learning outcomes:

By the end of this course participants will have:

  • Explored the values and beliefs which supports an outcomes, assets based approach
  • Reflected on their understanding of facilitative and enabling approaches
  • Been introduced to an overview of outcomes focussed conversations and a range of flexible and person centred conversational strategies and techniques
  • Explored the importance and value of listening to a person’s story
  • Become aware of a shift from listening to problems in order to fix to, listening to problems in order to acknowledge, discover signs of resilience, identify coping behaviour and possible evidence of already existing solutions
  • Been introduced to a set of ‘micro skills’ to enable people to think about what they want.

Who should attend?

This course will benefit those who have supportive conversations. In particular those who are having conversations with people living with long term conditions or dealing with challenges either at work or home. It will be applicable for all NHS staff, those in the voluntary sector or health and social care partnership.

Facilitators:

Elizabeth Norby, Personal Outcomes Network Manager, NHS Fife

Alison Linyard, Personal Outcomes Programme Manager, NHS Fife

Jill Sunter, Health Promotion Officer, Fife Health & Social Care Partnership

 

**Apply online here**

Mar
3
Tue
Getting to KnowFife @ Cameron Hospital, IT Suite (Training Centre)
Mar 3 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

http://know.fife.scot

Aim:

To give participants the opportunity to learn more about KnowFife, to try it out for themselves during short practical sessions and explore how it could support their own work.

Learning outcomes:

By the end of this course participants will have:

  • An awareness of what KnowFife is (a knowledge data hub which includes research and other reports, learning resources and data about Fife and local neighbourhoods across Fife)
  • The knowledge and skills to access information to support local working in Fife including:
    • An increased knowledge of the wide range of local and national information held on KnowFife
    • How to navigate the site to access this information
    • How to produce data profiles and maps
    • How to search for and extract the data available in KnowFife.
  • Knowledge of where to find additional information if required.

Who should attend?

Those who want to better understand Fife and some of the challenges it faces and need information about Fife, local areas or neighbourhoods in their work.

Facilitators:

Kay Somerville, Research Advisor, Fife Council

Kerry Humphries, KnowFife Co-ordinator, NHS Fife

 

**Apply online here**

Mar
10
Tue
Creating Effective Health Information @ Cameron Hospital, Training Room (Training Centre)
Mar 10 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Aim:

To explore the whole process of producing health information, from identifying the need to the creation of the finished product.

Learning outcomes:

By the end of this course participants will have:

  • Knowledge of how resources are created
  • Ideas for alternative resources to leaflets and posters
  • Increased knowledge of good practice guidelines for producing public information
  • Increased awareness of how to successfully get your message across
  • Increased knowledge of how to work with designers and printers.

If you are working on a leaflet, you are welcome to bring it along to discuss with the facilitator after the course.

Who should attend?

Anyone with a professional interest in producing health improvement information.

Facilitator:

Paulene Sneddon, Senior Graphic Designer, Fife Health & Social Care Partnership

 

**Apply online here**