Motivational Interviewing and Awareness of (1/2 Day)
To provide public health nursing staff with an overview of the concepts, theory and practice of motivational interviewing
- Describe the background concepts and theories of motivational interviewing in light of current strategic drivers, public health and health promotion targets.
- Discuss empirical evidence available regarding efficacy and effectiveness of motivational interviewing in relation to individual positive health behaviour change.
- Identify and explore the skills of motivational interviewing including aspects of exploring readiness and confidence to make positive health changes and relate to clinical practice.
- Demonstrate skills of motivational interviewing within the classroom setting
Public Health Nurses
Lecture, discussion DVD media and small group work
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