Strategies to Inspire Wellness

What are some strategies that we can use to inspire wellness in individuals?  Please think about the following questions:

  1. Understand the evidence for use of innovative counseling techniques.
  2. 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