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An Introduction to Behaviour Change Techniques

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An Introduction to Behaviour Change Techniques

This module has been developed to provide learners with an increased knowledge of behaviour change theory as well as an understanding of how the key principles and skills can be applied in practice.

The aim of this module is to develop learners understanding of behaviour change techniques. It presents an overview of different approaches and explains the underpinning theory. Concentrating on two approaches, brief advice and brief interventions, this module also aims to develop the core knowledge and skills required for working on a range of behaviour change issues.

On completion of this course learners will:

  • Understand the theory on which behaviour change techniques are based and be familiar with a range of approaches
  • Be more aware of the negative effects of some common lifestyle behaviours
  • Understand the principles and processes of using a person-centred approach when applying brief advice and brief interventions techniques
  • Understand the limits of your expertise and be aware of contexts and issues that require more advanced or specialist training

Description

Lesson Plan

Areas covered include:

  • Welcome and Learning Objectives
  • Setting the Scene
  • Taking a Person-Centered Approach
  • Putting Brief and Brief Interventions in to Practice

The Competence Framework The competences and skills underpinning this module have been drawn from The Prevention and Lifestyle Behaviour Change Competence Framework produced by NHS Yorkshire and the Humber. The content of the module is mapped against levels 1 and 2 of the framework.

Accreditation

The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines

Certification

On completion of this course you will be able to download a Virtual College certificate.

Duration

Approximately 1 - 2 hours. The length of time taken depends entirely on how quickly you can study and absorb the material. You can proceed as quickly or slowly as you like, and there is no limit on how long you can take to do the course.

Target Audience

This module is targeted at a wide range of people, and is suitable for anyone who may have the opportunity to help individuals manage and support their lifestyle outcomes, for example, social care staff, health care staff as well as carers and volunteers.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements

Interview Process

No interview required

Questions & Answers

Who is the course for?

This module is targeted at a wide range of people, and is suitable for anyone who may have the opportunity to help individuals manage and support their lifestyle outcomes, for example, social care staff, health care staff as well as carers and volunteers.

Does the course lead to a qualification?

On completion of this course you will be able to download a Virtual College certificate.

This is a virtual course. You can view more details, or purchase the course online.

Course details

  • Attendance: Virtual Course
  • Start Date: Flexible
  • Hours per week: Flexible
  • Days: Flexible
  • Start Time: Flexible
  • End Time: Flexible
  • Duration: Flexible
  • Course Fees: £30 + VAT (discounts for block bookings) No fee remission available for this course
  • Venue: E Learning - Online learning -You can do your course from home or work
  • Faculty:
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Qualifications

  • Level:
  • Qualification Name: An Introduction to Behaviour Change Techniques
  • Awarding Body: The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines

Contact Information

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