At The I Can Centre™ we engage in multi-disciplinary research and training with a vision of "a kinder society" which includes health and well-being for all. Towards this vision, we work collaboratively with statutory and non-statutory partners to understand challenges, and find community and behavioural change solutions that are also timely, feasible, effective and evidence based. For instance, some recent projects include:
We work professionally with:
We are excellent problem solvers with strong analytic skills; we can often identify creative and evidence-based solutions to problems and challenges. As such, we undertake applied research on a wide range of topics linked to health and well being at all ages, stages and places (individually, organisationally, and culturally) . This work can include:
Our centre offers a range of informal, community-based training courses that will support and promote better physical health and well-being, including supports to manage most types of cravings and compulsions.
We are also involved at the cutting edge of a range of interventions to address emotional health problems. These include innovative evidence-based solutions and training packages so that people can gain information and techniques to manage different health challenges, ideally before a significant hit or emergency occurs! More information on our community courses can be seen here.
We collaborate with industry, academic centres, and other organisations at local, national and international level to find the best solutions for health and well-being challenges. These solutions are then tested, investigated and developed further across diverse groups of individuals and organisations. Such partners in these efforts include those from Health and Social Care Services, transport, and community and voluntary organisations.
The past few years have been very busy and exciting: