Motivational Interviewing in Health Promotion
7.5 ECTS credits
The course is offered part-time with lectures and seminars at on-campus meetings. The course aims to clarify the complexity involved in the implementation of health promotion in the interaction between society and the individual. The theoretical frames comprise health literacy, empowerment and salutogenic knowledge of health. Motivational Interview (MI) is used as a method, which is integrated with practical components and current research. Students implement health promotion through practice and practical components with a focus on supporting the client's behavioural change. Students actively monitor and support individual empowerment for attaining a healthier everyday life. Instruction includes practical and theoretical components in the form of group work, seminars and recurring reflection.
Progressive specialisation: A1N (has only first‐cycle course/s as entry requirements)
Education level: Master's level
Admission requirements: At least 60 ECTS credits completed in higher education plus upper secondary school level Swedish 3 or B, or Swedish as a second language 3 or B, and English 6 or A, or equivalent
Selection is usually based on your grade point average from upper secondary school or the number of credit points from previous university studies, or both.
This course is included in the following programme
- Master Programme in Health Science: Focus Public Health Sciences (studied during year 1)