HEMS 648. Health Behavior Change Counseling Techniques for Clinical Interventions. 3 Hours.
Semester course; 3 lecture hours. 3 credits. Prerequisites: HEMS 640, HEMS 641, HEMS 642, HEMS 643. Focuses on the development of knowledge and skills that are essential to effective interpersonal communication and counseling, which will lay the foundation for effective health behavior coaching. Emphasis will be placed on fundamental counseling techniques and motivational interviewing and their applications to individual level health behavior change.