Skip to main content
Short courses
Nursing & Health

Motivational Interviewing and Behaviour Change Techniques
HEE funded masterclass

  • Note: this course has been cancelled for 25 May. Applications for the 2021/2 academic year will open in July.

Course overview

This masterclass introduces you to motivational interviewing and behaviour change techniques to apply in practice to facilitate change in health related behaviours. Building on existing knowledge, you develop skills relating to engaging with clients with the aim of changing health related behaviours. This approach underpins all aspects of public health work.

Masterclass content includes:

  • Making Every Contact Count (MECC)
  • Health related behaviour change including readiness to change
  • Motivational interviewing approaches including techniques on how to initiate and facilitate a brief intervention. This is a one day masterclass incorporating online virtual teaching and some self directed study. There will be an online virtual simulation exercise which will promote the application of theory to practice.

HEENE-funded: to access a HEE funded place you must be a non-medical employee and your organisation and CWD lead must approve your application for workforce needs before the start of the masterclass. Self-funded: to access this on a self-funding basis you must pay the fee before the start of the masterclass using the online shop. Pay now on our online shop


Entry requirements

Entry requirements

Applicants should be healthcare workers working in this area of practice.



2021/22 entry

Fee for applicants:

  • Length: 1 day
  • Start date: TBC

Apply online