Forthcoming events of potential interest to the network
Social Prescribing: A Gateway to Community Wellbeing


Social Prescribing CPD

Date: 12 June 2024
Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm
Venue: Online
Fee: €50

Summary: This programme will consist of five linked sessions.

  1. The first session will commence with defining the key concepts of social prescribing and models for social prescribing.

  2. The second session will focus on the value and importance of social prescribing.

  3. The third session will explore co-creation and co-design using Nature-Based Social Prescribing.

  4. The fourth session will be a number of case studies presenting the use of social prescribing interventions to improve mental health will present the importance of evaluation in social prescribing with a focus on Social Cost Benefit Analysis (SCBA) and Social Return on Investment (SROI).

  5. The final session will outline the resources and evidence available through the Social Prescribing Evidence Hub (SPEH) in Ireland and Wales School for Social Prescribing Research (WSSPR).

Participants will be awarded 3 CEUs credits and a certificate of attendance from the Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, RCSI.



Aspiration, Inspiration, Perspiration: Resourceful Communities Partnership’s national programme of events on communities and living well

Date: March to June 2024
Time: 12:30 - 13:30
Venue: Online

Summary: Thursday 14 March from 12:30 – 13:30 with Selwyn Williams and Sue Denman 

This session will be a conversation between Selwyn Williams and Sue Denman of Together for Change. The session will cover the challenges facing the economy and communities of Wales and how ‘communitisation’ has enormous potential to benefit communities and the nation.

Selwyn will talk about the influences on his thinking and practice in community development and will draw on practical examples that show that this model is the way forward. There will be opportunities for questions and comment during the session. 

Please click here to register for this event. 

Together for Change is curating the national programme of events, with Pembrokeshire Association of Voluntary Services, for the Resourceful Communities Partnership (RCP) of Wales. 

Anyone can attend these sessions: citizens, voluntary groups, and public, private and third sector organisations. Common to all should be an interest and commitment to building wellbeing, and a good life all.