Moving Towards Change: Supporting Your Patient to Self Manage
This workshop was developed for health care providers in the Waterloo-Wellington region in response to their feedback. It is designed to support health care providers in integrating behavioural change strategies with their patients in a quick 5 or 10 minute office or clinical visit.
The workshop is delivered by Dr. Michael Vallis, a registered health psychologist practicing at the Capital District Health Authority, Halifax and cross-appointed to Dalhousie University as Associate Professor in Psychiatry and Adjunct Professor in Psychology. He developed the CDHA Behaviour Change Institute, a training program for lifestyle counselling skills for healthcare providers.
The program has been accredited by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Ontario Chapter for up to 3 Mainpro-M1 Credits.
- To understand the behaviour change process to better establish goals, methods and outcomes
- To understand the role of health care professionals in effective behaviour change interventions
- To become familiar with motivational enhancement, behaviour modification and emotion management skills
- To discuss challenges to integration of these skills into clinical practice
For more information regarding this workshop, please call 519-653-1470 ext 255 or click here