Training Opportunities

Health Care Research Wales Training 

The Health and Care Research Wales Support Centre provides a high-quality Wales-wide training programme to support excellence in health and social care research studies.

The full programme of training available is available at:
https://www.healthandcareresearch.gov.wales/training-and-development/

Forthcoming Schedule

Acing your Abstracts and Poster Presentations
04/11/2019 - Cardiff

An Introduction to Research Methods
11/11/2019 - Holywell

Introduction to Good Clinical Practice (GCP)
24/03/2020 - Cardiff

Good Clinical Practice Refresher (half day)
31/03/2020 - Cardiff
02/04/2020 - Swansea

Valid Informed Consent in Research
12/03/2020 - Cardiff

Deferred Consent 
16/10/2019 - Cardiff

First Steps: members of the public and researcher working together
04/03/2020 - Wrexham

Managing Essential Documents in Research
26/02/2020 - Cardiff

Communication Skills in Research 1 – Creating and Maintaining Effective Working Relationships
21/02/2020 - St Asaph

Communication Skills in Research 2 – Managing challenges and difficult behaviour
28/01/2019 - Cardiff
06/03/2020 - Cardiff

Communicating with Research Participants: be competent and confident
02/10/2019 - Rhyl

First Steps: members of the public and researchers working together
10/12/19 - Cardiff

Valid Informed Consent in Research
08/01/2020 - Cardiff

Involving children and young people in the conduct and design of research
13/11/2019 - Cardiff

To register for any one of these training events click here


Cardiff Motivational Interviewing Workshops

MI Intermediate workshop: Monday 27th & Tuesday 28th January 2020

Led by Stephen Rollnick

The foundations for MI and the style and skills involved will be clarified as a foundation for digging a little deeper into how best to conduct a satisfying conversation about change. The setting you work in should not matter, and guidance can be given beforehand about how to prepare for this workshop. Most of the time will be focused on an enjoyable environment for practicing and discussing issues like the language of change that promotes good outcome, the practitioner’s state of mind, skillful advice-giving and what rapid engagement looks and feels like. Register here.

MI IN Mental Health: Thursday 12th & Friday 13th March, 2020, London.

Led by Stephen Rollnick 

Steve has been invited by a training organisation in the coaching and fitness field to run this 1-day workshop in London. Registration is via their system here: https://www.advancedcoachingacademy.com/seminars/motivational-interviewing-workshop-london/  

1-DAY LONDON MASTERCLASS Thursday 2nd April, Kings College, London. Also available via Interactive WEBCAST

Led by Stephen Rollnick.

This learning event is organized by SDS Seminars and psychologist Dr Paul Grantham.  Steve will focus on the application of MI in new directions. Issues covered to include: 5 Common myths about MI and enhancing motivation, A new 4-process model of clinical practice, The art of rapid engaging, How to maximize advice-giving, Working with client language about change, Integration with CBT and some more radical new directions.

People can be in the room in London Kings College or via interactive webcast. The webcast allows for Q&A, group and pair work as well as simultaneous video stream and PowerPoint. If booked beforehand, it also allows 28 day access post event for those that cannot make the training live. Register here.

MI: INTERMEDIATE WORKSHOP: Monday 6th & Tuesday 7th July 2020. Sophia Gardens Conference Centre, Cardiff. Led by Stephen Rollnick 

Also available via INTERACTIVE WEBCAST

The foundations for MI and the style and skills involved will be clarified as a foundation for digging a little deeper into how best to conduct a satisfying conversation about change. The setting you work in should not matter, and guidance can be given beforehand about how to prepare for this workshop. Most of the time will be focused on an enjoyable environment for practising and discussing issues like the language of change that promotes good outcome, the practitioner’s state of mind, skilful advice-giving and what rapid engagement looks and feels like. To attend the workshop in the room, Register here. To book on the Interactive Webcast, Register here.


Building social value into economic evaluation and prioritisation in public health

Date: 17 & 18 March 2020
Venue: The Queen Hotel, Chester 

These two related one day courses are relevant to people producing or using evidence to influence the health and wellbeing of the population. In particular, those working in local government, public health, third sector, higher education institutions, including health economics research units, and related organisations. 

Health Services Research Summer School 2020

Date: 6-10 July 2020
Venue: Bangor University

The Summer School offers participants a unique opportunity to gain access to internationally renowned experts in a range of research topic areas. Featuring: 

  • Health economics masterclass with Professor Rhiannon Tudor Edwards
  • Evaluating complex interventions with Professor Paul Brocklehurst 
  • Guest appearance from our Director, Professor Kieran Walshe

Health Research Authority
e-learning modules

The Health Research Authority has developed a number of e-learning modules as an aid for researchers, R&D staff, study sponsors, research ethics committee members and the wider research community. Read more

Social Research Association Training

Please see the Social Research Association website for details regarding upcoming training courses
http://the-sra.org.uk/training/

NHS Leadership Academy Programmes

The Edward Jenner Programme - Leadership Foundations

Whether you’re new to the NHS or an aspiring leader at the start of your journey, you’re the perfect candidate for the NHS Leadership Academy’s Edward Jenner programme – the foundation of great leaders. It’s free, flexible and enlightening. And with open access, there’s nothing to stop you going for it today.

The programme has been re-designed to offer even more flexibility with two units to complete at your own pace. Launch takes up to five hours,Foundations is designed to be studied over six weeks.

Read more: http://www.leadershipacademy.nhs.uk/programmes/the-edward-jenner-programme/

Find out more about Launch and Foundations in the video below:

FutureLearn

FutureLearn offers a diverse selection of courses from leading universities and cultural institutions around the world, most of which are free to complete.

For more information and to browse their list of courses, visit the FutureLearn website