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Problem solving

Goal setting – Action planning – Problem solving In step 1.13, we learned how you can use SMART action planning to change behaviour. There will be times where you may …

Goal setting and action planning

Two of the most commonly used and well-known behaviour change techniques are goal setting and action planning. When both are used together correctly, they can help individuals to regulate their …

Self-monitoring

Goal setting – Action planning – Problem Solving – Self-monitoring In steps 1.13 and 2.7 we learned how to change behaviour using goal setting, action planning and problem solving techniques. …

What does leadership look like?

In Week 3, you used Envision cards in a photoelicitation exercise. This week, we will be using them again to explore our understanding of leadership. What does leadership look like, …

Measuring your progress

At this stage, a key question to ask yourself is Do you have any baseline information you can build from? The above presentation by your week lead, Professor Kevin Rooney, …

Photoelicitation

There are different practice tools that you can use to help Caring Conversations happen more of the time. In this step, we are going to introduce you to one tool, …

Emotional touchpoints

This video features your week lead, Belinda Dewar, demonstrating the emotional touchpoints technique, which is used to learn about people’s experiences. While watching this video, you might like to make …

Intro to Week 2 with Brendan McCormack

To begin Week 2, here is an introductory video with Professor Brendan McCormack, who will set the scene for each week. In this video, he introduces the concept of humanising …

Before I die…

The Before I Die Wall is a global public art project which was started by Candy Chang, following the death of someone close to her. She turned a wall of …

What’s in your toolbox?

What if it is the day-to-day work that is making you feel stressed, anxious, worried? Caring for others can be emotionally intensive, so it is really important to care for …

Debating questions of compassion in care

There are many debates around the issues of care and compassion in the health service. For example, can compassion be learned? Has nursing’s move to higher education led to a …

What does compassion mean to you?

How do you describe compassion? In this video, you’ll hear from practitioners, researchers and academics about what compassion means to them, in their own words. Throughout the course, we’ll look …

Can compassion be learned?

To what extent is compassion necessary in order to provide care? One of the recommendations from the Francis Report, also picked up by the Willis Commission, is the need for …