Entry and Admissions
School of Community Health and Midwifery
No Partner College
Wednesday 13 September 2017, 9:00am-4:00pm
This workshop is specifically for qualified Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners to introduce them to the COM-B model which is core to the new PWP curriculum and is designed to help PWPs support their patients with behaviour change using a range of evidence based interventions.
The workshop will also look at trouble-shooting common PWP difficulties in practice across patient assessment and treatment decision making, and application of interventions with specific disorders and in response to diverse patient need.
Who should attend:
Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners
Learning Environment & Assessment:
Attendance without examination
Liz is a Senior Lecturer in Psychological Interventions at UCLan, with an MSc in Advanced Practice Interventions in Mental Health. Liz has worked in Primary Care IAPT services since 2004 as a clinician, supervisor and service manager supporting the development of the PWP workforce including chairing the PWP Professional Network.
Lowri is a Lecturer in Psychological interventions at UCLan, she has an MSc in Clinical Psychology and has worked as a PWP in an IAPT service since 2010. Lowri is passionate about the role of PWP’s and promoting the importance of work-place wellbeing within IAPT services.
Learning outcome & aims
By the end of the workshops participants will:
- Develop your knowledge of the COM-B model, part of the new PWP curriculum
- Enhance skills in the breadth of assessments within IAPT services
- Enhance skills in implementing interventions with a diverse patient group
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Fees & Funding
You can contact the Student Fees and Funding Team via phone, email, or post. If you are on the campus you can call into The 'i', for advice.
Tel: +44 (0)1772 892440
Student Fees and Funding Team, Foster Building 117, UCLan, Preston, PR1 2HE
How to Apply
These workshops are available as part of the Service Level Agreement which UCLan has with a number of local NHS Trusts. If you wish to apply using this funding please gain the support of your line manager and complete the online application through www.cpd-applynw.nhs.uk
Alternatively, self-funding applicants please book online at www.uclan.ac.uk/healthcpdworkshops
If you have any questions about the workshop please contact us:
email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01772 893808