Behaviour Change for Clinical Practice
Learn to implement behaviour change techniques to improve the physical and psychological health of your patients.
- Fees: $990.00 AUD (inc GST)
- Delivery mode: Online
- Duration: 3 to 6 weeks
- Australasian Society of Lifestyle Medicine
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What you will learn
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Health professionals are increasingly using behaviour change techniques to optimise treatment outcomes and improve the overall wellbeing of their patients and clients.
This course is ideal for health practitioners working across a range of settings – including allied, clinical and educational – who are seeking the evidence-based knowledge, skills, and confidence to successfully adopt clinical behaviour change interventions.
This Melbourne MicroCert is endorsed by the Australasian Society of Lifestyle Medicine.
Understand behaviour change science
Gain a strong grounding in the core principles of behaviour change, and the theoretical and practical elements of behaviour change science. Develop professional competency in core techniques including increasing motivation, developing SMART goals, if-then planning, self-monitoring and self-evaluation, and habit formation.
Design and apply behaviour change interventions
Attain the practical skills to design and implement behaviour change interventions in your own practice. Develop the confidence to successfully use behaviour change techniques to optimise patient or client wellbeing and prevent or treat a range of physical and psychological conditions.
Support and promote clinical behaviour change
Use your new knowledge to maintain, support and expand opportunities for clinical behaviour change, including via professional resources and networks. You'll learn alongside a community of fellow practitioners, and this network will continue to be a valuable resource after you have completed this course.
Who you will learn from
Learn from skilled academic and professional experts who will share invaluable knowledge you can use in your job.
Dr Michelle Jongenelis
Senior Research Fellow
Michelle has expertise in health promotion, intervention development and evaluation, behavioural psychology and clinical psychology. She works across multiple and diverse health-related behaviours, and as a researcher and consultant for a broad range of organisations in both not-for-profit and government sectors. She sits on the Australian Council of Smoking and Health and is a member of the Alcohol Advertising Review Board. She is an accredited Clinical Psychologist.
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To take Behaviour Change for Clinical Practice as a stand-alone Melbourne MicroCert, you'll pay the normal course price.
$990.00 AUD (inc GST)
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