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    Practising the art of behaviour change conference

    Behaviour change has become a central part of public health interventions. Following on from the success of last years’ conference, The Royal Society for Public Health’s new programme will take a fresh look at innovative interventions that have built on the current evidence base for behaviour change. This conference will give delegates advice on how to run their own programmes by sharing examples of behaviour change that have had a demonstrable impact.

    Who should attend?
    This conference will be essential learning for practitioners working in health improvement roles tasked with changing behaviours on any level, those working in commissioning or those who offer, or who would like to offer, training in this subject.

    Conference sessions include:

    • How to deliver practical behaviour change programmes – examples of good practice and implementing behaviour change, when does it work best, when and why does it go wrong? Claire McDonald, Behaviour Change, Project Lead, NHS and PHE
    • NICE behaviour change guidance on individual approaches – ‘A practical approach’ Dr Charlotte Haynes, Public Health Analyst, NICE
    • The role of social marketing and media in promoting behaviour change Matthew Hodson, Chief Executive, GMFA
    • Improving men’s health through behaviour change programmes Tracy Herd, Healthier Communities Programme Manager, Public Health and Wellbeing, Royal Borough of Greenwich
    • Implementing behaviour change programmes in Local Authorities Dr Kate Arden, Director of public health, Wigan County Council
    • Sexual health and behaviour change – evidence of reduction in teenage pregnancies Emma Corker Southwark Council
    • Working with young people in disadvantaged areas to encourage physical activity and improve health Paul Jarvis Head of Sport & Health, Street Games

    www.rsph.org.uk

    For further information please contact Kim Butler on 020 7265 7314 or kbutler@rsph.org.uk

    Date: 20 November 2014
    Venue: 28 Portland Place, London, W1B 1LY