HEMS 646. Application of Motivational Interviewing in Group and Community Settings. 1 Hour.

Semester course; 1 lecture hour. 1 credit. Prerequisites: HEMS 644, HEMS 647, HEMS 649. Expands the student’s knowledge, skills and competencies in motivational interviewing by focusing on the utilization of this communication and counseling technique in group or community settings (e.g., support groups, groups in community organizations, groups in faith-based organizations, etc.). Students will be exposed to applications of MI that can be employed with groups who present with common health challenges or groups who are concerned with health promotion and disease prevention.