Why is Children's Health Literacy so important?
Thursday 10th October 2019 | 10.00am-3.00pm | Windsor Room, Civic Centre, Stoke-on-Trent, ST4 1HH
Health Literacy UK and Stoke-on-Trent City Council Public Health invite you to join us at this seminar, which will focus on the importance of health literacy to children and their carers.
The seminar will include the presentation of research and practical examples of health literacy in action. There will also be opportunities for networking and sharing of good practice.
The keynote speakers are:
- Lucy Bray (Professor of Child Health Literacy, Edge Hill University): Children's Health Literacy when attending hospital for procedures
- Rosie Mansfield: Adolescent Mental Health Literacy: Current challenges and Inconsistencies
Workshops will feature:
- Becoming a Health Literacy Friendly Organisation (Children's Services, Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust)
- Children's Health Literacy in Northern Ireland (Belfast Healthy Cities)
Who might attend?
Anyone with an interest in health literacy, and in particular anyone working with children and their carers. Health practitioners, educators, researchers and those involved in health policy development are particularly encouraged to take part.
Delegate fee: £60 for non-members. £50 for Health Literacy UK Members. £10 for Students.
3rd HLCA Summer School on Health Literacy: "Research on health literacy, in particular children's health literacy"
September 17th-21st 2018, Bielefeld University's Centre for Prevention and Intervention in Childhood-Adolescence (CPI).
This summer school is free and invites students and researchers from e.g. public health, health communication, education, sociology, psychology, etc., as well as PhD candidates working on related research questions.
Participants will be awarded with 3-6 ECTS points.
The summer school addresses various topics around health literacy research and practice, including unique perspectives from childhood studies. For details information, please see the flyer and visit our homepage.
Summer School facilitators and teachers
- Kristine Sørensen, Global Health Literacy Academy, Aarhus, Denmark
- Vanessa Rawlings, University of Suffolk, Suffolk, UK
- Emma Bond, University of Suffolk, Suffolk, UK
- Katie Tyrell, University of Suffolk, Suffolk, UK
- Luis Saboga-Nunes, National School of Public Health, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, Portugal
- HLCA researchers
Vist the website for more information.
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