Motivating Health Behaviour Change
Develops an understanding of the theoretical concepts and basic skills underlying effective interventions. Modules cover; change during the life cycle; change without expert help; stages of change; motivational interviewing; brief interventions; compliance therapy; relapse prevention and Health Behaviour change with cancer and chronic pain patients.
Motivating Health Behaviour Change is a skills-based course. Skills-based courses prove a knowledge and skills-base for assessment and intervention with people with AOD problems in various settings.
Students who’ve completed MEDI6140-Clinical Approaches to D/A Problems I are not able to enroll in this course.
|Faculty||Faculty of Health and Medicine|
|School||School of Medicine and Public Health|
Semester 1 - 2018
On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
|Assumed Knowledge||Students must work in an employment setting which allows approximately 7 days of clinical work with clients who report alcohol or other drug use. (Please note that this is not a placement and that appropriate work settings also include accident and emergency, ward, community nursing and mental health services.) Mentoring will be required for a minimum of 2 meetings across the semester. If you are currently unemployed, you will need to meet with your mentor regularly so that you can practise the skills required for this course.|
Online 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Self-Directed 6 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
|Timetable||2018 Course Timetables for MEDI6145|