Training courses

Oct
31
Thu
Making Groupwork More Effective @ Cameron Hospital, Training Room (Training Centre)
Oct 31 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm

Aim:

To enable participants to increase their knowledge, skills and confidence in facilitating groups.

Learning outcomes:

By the end of this course participants will have:

  • Explored a variety of factors that make a successful group
  • An overview of several frameworks and models to help them better understand how groups work and how individuals learn
  • Experienced a number of group work tools and techniques ‘in action’
  • Identified a variety of ways to troubleshoot challenging situations.

Who should attend?

This course is for anyone who is new to working with groups.

‘Developing Facilitation Skills’ is a useful follow-on course for those who have attended this training.

Facilitators:

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

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

Elena Stephenson, Senior Practitioner, Fife Council

Jo Ross, Community Education Worker, Fife Council

Kelly Higgins, Health Promotion Training Coordinator, Fife Health & Social Care Partnership

Laurie O’Brien, Coordinator, Crossroads Fife Central

Val Wright, Workforce Project Manager, Scottish Golf

 

**Apply online here**

Nov
6
Wed
Creating Imaginative Learning @ The Bay Hotel
Nov 6 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm

Aim:

To introduce and explore the principles of creating imaginative learning to enable participants to plan, design and deliver memorable and effective learning opportunities.

Learning outcomes:

By the end of this course participants will have:

  • Considered how to provide a rich and multi-sensory group environment that will engage and inspire their learners
  • Looked at the importance of ‘state’, both their own as trainers and that of the groups they work with, and how to influence this
  • Explored a wide range of tools available to use with groups e.g. in meetings, training, presentations and facilitation
  • Increased their skills and confidence to plan and provide learning sessions.

Who should attend?

Those from the NHS, local authority or voluntary sector who would like to develop and/or enhance skills to design and deliver training and other learning opportunities.

Facilitators:

Moira Fitzpatrick, Active Schools Co-ordinator, Fife Council

April Mussen, Workforce Development Advisor, Fife Council

Laura Petrie, Senior Health Promotion Officer – Training, Fife Health & Social Care Partnership

Pippa Couzens, Assistant Health Promotion Officer, Fife Health & Social Care Partnership

 

**Apply online here**

Feb
26
Wed
Making Groupwork More Effective @ Lynebank Hospital, Conference Room 2
Feb 26 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm

Aim:

To enable participants to increase their knowledge, skills and confidence in facilitating groups.

Learning outcomes:

By the end of this course participants will have:

  • Explored a variety of factors that make a successful group
  • An overview of several frameworks and models to help them better understand how groups work and how individuals learn
  • Experienced a number of group work tools and techniques ‘in action’
  • Identified a variety of ways to troubleshoot challenging situations.

Who should attend?

This course is for anyone who is new to working with groups.

‘Developing Facilitation Skills’ is a useful follow-on course for those who have attended this training.

Facilitators:

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

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

Elena Stephenson, Senior Practitioner, Fife Council

Jo Ross, Community Education Worker, Fife Council

Kelly Higgins, Health Promotion Training Coordinator, Fife Health & Social Care Partnership

Laurie O’Brien, Coordinator, Crossroads Fife Central

Val Wright, Workforce Project Manager, Scottish Golf

 

**Apply online here**

Mar
31
Tue
Developing Facilitation Skills @ Lynebank Hospital, Conference Room 2
Mar 31 @ 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

 

**Download Application Form here**