We all meet and interact with people every day at work, at home and in our communities. Making Every Contact Count (MECC) uses these interactions to support people in making positive changes to their:
- Physical Health
- Mental Health
- General Wellbeing
As part of the Local Strategic Transformation Partnership, Medway Council have developed training to cater for Medway’s diverse workforce.
Tier 2: Introduction to Making Every Contact Count and Local Public Health Services
Those who have brief contacts with members of the public and where opportunities to signpost to local public health services are likely to arise (e.g. community hub staff, library staff, school administrators, leisure centre receptionists).
What is covered?
- Principles and concepts of MECC
- Key health and wellbeing messages in relation to smoking, alcohol consumption, mental health and obesity
- Motivational Interviewing techniques
Local services and resources to support people in relation to stopping smoking, maintaining a healthy weight, reducing alcohol related harm and maintaining good mental health and wellbeing
There is no charge for this Training, except if there is failure to attend without giving notice, when a charge of £50 may be incurred.
If for any reason you are unable to attend or no longer require the Training, please cancel your place on the course through our Training Portal or email firstname.lastname@example.org
as it allows another person to attend.
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26th March 2024 09:30 - 11:30