A Behaviour Change Development Framework & Covid Recovery Webinar

Event Date: 05 October 2021

Hosted by North West Population Health & Prevention Network (NWPHPN) | Tuesday 5 October 2021 | 1:30 pm – 3 pm

The North West Population Health & Prevention Network (NWPHPN) is hosting its second webinar of 2021. The webinar will focus on Make Every Contact Count (MECC) as an approach to behaviour change that uses the millions of everyday encounters and interactions that we have with each other to support people in making positive changes to their physical and mental health and wellbeing.

The session will support the exploration of recent behaviour change developments and spotlight the new Behaviour Change Development Framework Toolkit.

Speakers will include:

  • Em Rahman, Head of Public Health Workforce Development in Wessex Health Education England. They led a national toolkit development that supports workforce behaviour change skills development using NICE guidance for Individual Behaviour Change.
  • Phil Godfrey, a registered Public Health Practitioner and the lead for the HEE Wessex Making Every Contact Count Programme. Phil will provide a brief overview of how Wessex MECC Healthy Conversation Skills training was adapted to empower workforces supporting those affected by Covid-19 during the lockdown. Phil was one of the first MECC Healthy Conversation Skills Super Trainers and has been involved in the rollout of MECC across the country. Phil will also introduce See Change, an innovative programme to build behaviour change capacity and capability across the South East working in collaboration with UCL’s Centre for Behaviour Change with a view to encouraging spread.
  • Caroline Holtom from PHE North West will take everyone through a recent evaluation of the Lancashire and South Cumbria MECC programme, introduce the MECC train the trainer programme and provide a lead into a group discussion about a North West ambition to build sustainability into future regional MECC developments.

To book a place, please visit Eventbrite.

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