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Brief Action Planning Workshop

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WECHC - Pickwick Site

7621 Tecumseh Road East

Windsor, ON N8T 3H1

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Workshop will run from 1:00pm-5:30pm
**Coffee & Tea refreshements will be served during break**



  • BRIEF ACTION PLANNING WORKSHOP

    Efforts are needed to assist and empower patients to actively self-manage health behaviors that influence chronic illness outcomes. By providing self-management support, individuals can experience fewer symptoms, improved quality of life and lower use of health care resources.

    WORKSHOP OBJECTIVES:

    • Learn how to assess patients’ confidence and commitment to engage in health behavior change
    • Learn skills to influence change in patients’ health behaviors
    • Learn techniques to use in clinical settings to promote adherence to treatment plans and encourage follow-up for reflection, reassurance and next steps

    COURSE OVERVIEW:

    • Format is to provide health care providers with an opportunity to learn specific, brief and efficient communication strategies
    • Based on theories, principles and practices of Motivational Interviewing (MI) and the evidence-based literature of behavior change, drawing specifically on self-efficacy and action planning theory and research
    • Designed to acquaint the participant with the literature, theory and techniques for promoting change in health behavior and supporting self-management

    Important Information:

    • The workshop is offered at NO COST
    • Workshop certificate awarded upon completion which can be used towards Professional Development credits


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7621 Tecumseh Road East

Windsor, ON N8T 3H1

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