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Healthy Young Lives

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CVO (East Ayrshire) Ltd

16 Brewery Road

Kilmarnock

KA1 3HZ

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About Healthy Young Lives

Healthy Young Lives is a half-day foundation workshop which aims to increase the knowledge and skills of staff around how, within their own role and remit, they can promote healthy behaviours, encourage healthy lifestyles and help address the physical, social and emotional factors which impact on the health and wellbeing of young people with whom they work.

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It has been developed in partnership by NHS Health Scotland, Youth Link Scotland, Youth Scotland, Community Learning and Development Managers (Scotland) and the Centre for Excellent for Looked After Children in Scotland (CELCIS).

Learning Outcomes:

  • Identify the main factors which influence the health and wellbeing of vulnerable young people.

  • Describe how your own practice, and the services you provide, impact upon the health and wellbeing of young people.

  • Discuss the main approaches within health promotion used to improve the health and wellbeing of young people.

  • Identify which approaches can be adopted within your own practice to improve health for vulnerable young people.

Objectives:

  • Increase knowledge and understanding of youth health promotion, health improvement and health inequalities

  • Develop basic skills and confidence around health promotion to improve health and wellbeing for young people

  • Raise awareness of how, within their own practice and service, participants can influence the health of young people
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