About the course
This course is open to all staff completing health checks in Primary Care in South East or South West London and is funded by a grant from Health Education England.
The course covers all aspects of having health change conversations in Primary Care using skills from Motivational Interviewing.
Day One: Interactive Session looking at how to have effective health change conversation using the skills from Motivational interviewing. There will be a series of videos and remote teaching looking at some basic skills to start the conversations about making health changes and wellbeing. There will be a particular focus on those patients who might also have underlying mental health conditions.
Day Two: There will also be a virtual simulation day to try out and help embed new knowledge and skills with a series of simulated real -life scenarios using Actors as simulated patients. There will be a structured debrief to help draw out the skills learn from day one.
*You need to have completed day one to join day two.
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The fusion of Education and the Health Service is extremely exciting and now indeed essential; I am thrilled that St Mary’s is at the forefront of this. I am truly invigorated to disseminate many nuggets of wisdom and tangible strategies gained yesterday to my entire school community.
The knowledge and skills help children in many areas e.g. friendships, learning, attitude, dealing with problems at home and school. Skills will stay with them as they progress helping them to be reflective and emotionally resilient.