What are some strategies that we can use to inspire wellness in individuals? Please think about the following questions:
- Understand the evidence for use of innovative counseling techniques.
- Use the process of motivational interviewing to assist patients in promoting behavior change.
Required reading: Erickson SJ, Gerstle M, Feldstein SW. Brief Interventions and Motivational Interviewing With Children, Adolescents, and Their Parents in Pediatric Health Care Settings: A Review. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med.2005;159(12):1173-1180.
Please view video on motivational interviewing.
Assignment: Attend Strong4Life Training, or other motivational interviewing training