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An Introduction to Health Behaviour Change

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St Johns Hospital

Calderwood Room

Howden West Road

Livingston

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Aim of Course

To increase the confidence of participants in helping clients to positively change health-related behaviour through the application of motivational interviewing techniques.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course participants should be able to:

  • Describe what health behaviour change is and why it is an important approach
  • Examine the relationship between health behaviours and health outcomes
  • Clarify your role in supporting health behaviour change
  • Know the process of how to raise lifestyle issues appropriately and sensitively
  • Develop key skills for practice

Prospective Participants

This course is suitable for anyone who wants to learn more about helping people change and who has, or thinks they could have a role in improving health. Please note this course consists of 2 sessions: 1 full day plus a 2-hour workshop which is due to take place on the 27th of May 2020 (10-12pm) at St Johns Hospital.

Facilitators : Jacqueline Kirkland & Gillian Amos

FAQs

Once I apply for a place on a course, is that my confirmation?

Once you have applied, your details will be forwarded to the facilitator who will then short list 4-6 weeks before the course. You will then be contacted by email from the Health Promotion Service to confirm your place with final detials for the course. Please do not multiple order. Participants need to register individually.

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

Courses are open to anyone 16+ who work in Edinburgh and the Lothians

What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Car parking can be limited depending on the venue, please use public trainsport where possible.

Refreshments

Lunch is not provided, Tea/Coffee/Water will be provided.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

To contact the Health Promotion Service please email Capacity.building@nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

Please do not send someone in your place until you have contacted the Service to see if there is a waiting list

Charges for courses

Our courses are free of charge. We do reserve the right to invoice for an administration fee of £40 to
those who book a place on a training course but who do not attend without giving prior notice. If there are extenuating circumstances which prevent you from attending please let us know as soon as possible
so we can take this into consideration.

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