|Student Contribution Band:||Band 2|
|Administered by:||College of Medicine & Dentistry|
This subject provides a blended theoretical and practical learning process on health behaviour change methodologies to improve lifestyle and socially related health factors. Students will learn the principles of health coaching psychology, verbal and non-verbal communication techniques, therapeutic relationship building, motivational interviewing, cognitive behavioural therapies for coaching, the role of behaviour science in designing built environments and applying self-care. Specific behaviours such as nutrition, physical activity, sedentary behaviour, sleep, mental wellbeing and stress management, tobacco and substance dependence, social connection, social media, other social determinants and connection with the natural world will be focussed on. Furthermore, when applicable, associated technology (e.g. devices, apps and online platforms) that support behaviour change will be reviewed.
|Study Period 1, External|
|Census Date 24-Mar-2022|
|Coord/Lect:||Dr Sam Manger.|
The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.
|Method of Delivery:||Online - JCU|
Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.