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Aim

The aim of the programme is to equip participants to lead excellence in practice as Specialist Community Public Health Nurses. This programme is suitable for all SCPHNs in 0-19 health visiting and school nursing services. Each cohort will support the development of up to 15 participants.

This programme has been accredited by CPD Standards Office.

Outcomes

On completion of the programme participants will:

  1. Be equipped to make sense of the complexity of the context of practice with clear focus on what makes a difference to children, families and communities
  • Understanding the strategic context: place-based commissioning; integration of health and care services.
  • Current policy developments and their evidence base e.g. the Healthy Child Programme.

This outcome supports the “Context of Leadership” element in the iHV Leadership Framework Model.

  1. Be confident of the evidence base for what makes a difference to children, families and communities.
  • A vision for excellence in child and family public health nursing.
  • Evidence of effectiveness: achieving impact and outcomes through working in partnership with families, colleagues and other services, focus on service improvement.

This outcome supports the “Purpose of Leadership” element in the iHV Leadership Framework Model.

  1. Be able to act consciously on their strengths and developmental needs to enable colleagues and clients to fulfil their best potential.
  • Tools to increase awareness of behavioural strengths and developmental needs to enhance their influence.
  • Maintaining resilience with compassion – self-care principles.

This outcome supports the development of “Leadership Behaviours” within the iHV Leadership Framework Model.

iHV Leadership Framework Model.

Programme

The programme will be up to 9 months in length to accommodate post-training consolidation of learning. The time commitment anticipated is:

  • 2½ days total face-to-face learning – delivered over 3 dates (3 modules)
  • Online supported study between modules (1 hour per week – approx. 8-12 weeks between each module)
  • Mentorship meetings x 6 (total)

Participants will require mentorship through the programme – we have a panel of mentors already in place to support this aspect.

Next programme

Contact us now for LONDON July 2020 start – note: there is a 12 week preparation phase prior to the delivery of the first face-to-face learning event in October 2020.