X-HALE training for youth workers & volunteers

X-HALE training

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What's involved?

We want to bring down the number of young people smoking in Ireland smoking and we want youth organisations to join us in supporting our young people to become the first tobacco free generation.

This innovative free training day is designed to accompany X-HALE Training, our smoking education and prevention resource for use with young people in formal and non-formal education settings.

The training and resource will provide you with the knowledge, skills and materials needed to tackle smoking issues in your setting and facilitate a range of smoking topics in an engaging, interactive and participatory way with young people, both smokers and non smokers.

Each participant will receive a free copy of our X-HALE Training resource and lunch will be provided.

Who is the training for?

  • If you work or volunteer with young people aged 10-24 in a youth organisation, project, club, service or Youthreach/Community Training centre this training is for you.
  • Recommended for Youth workers from groups taking part in the X-HALE 2020 Short Film Competition to facilitate their participation in X-HALE. Youth workers from non-participating groups are also invited to attend.
  • Youth organisation staff/volunteers that want to empower young people to actively participate in improving their health and developing their range of personal skills. Strongly recommended for youth organisations working towards the National Youth Council of Ireland’s Health Quality Mark Award for best practice in health promotion.

When is training?

Training sessions are being held around the country in February 2018. Training will go ahead with a minimum or 10 participants and a maximum of 22 participants.




Tuesday 28 January

Sligo Northside Community Partnership, Holborn Hill, Rathquarter, Sligo

10.00am sharp - 4.00pm

Wednesday 29 January

SCCUL Enterprise Centre, Castlepark Road, Ballybane, Galway

10.00am sharp - 4.00pm

Thursday 30 January

Northside Youth Space, V94 TPP3, Ballynanty Road, Ballynanty, Co. Limerick

10.00am sharp - 4.00pm

Tuesday 4 February

The Glen Resource Centre, Glen Avenue, The Glen, Cork

10.00am sharp - 4.00pm

Thursday 6 February

Irish Cancer Society, 45/45 Northumberland Road, Dublin

10.00am sharp - 4.00pm

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Spread the Word

We want to get as many youth workers as possible to attend, so please spread the word about the training by downloading the X-HALE Training 2020 for Youth Workers and Volunteers Flyer. Pass it on to any contacts that you think may be interested or share on your organisation's Facebook page. Like X-HALE on Facebook to keep up to date with the X-HALE programme.

For more information

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(01) 231 6624

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