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MECC skills practice training

12 October 2017
09:30 to 13:00
Islington Town Hall Committee Room Islington N1 2UD

Venue: Committee Room 6, 1st Floor, Islington Town Hall, Upper St, London N1 2UD

Course Overview
The session runs for 3 and half hours and will equip participants with a range of specific MECC skills that will enable them to deliver MECC confidently and consistently well.

It covers:

Opportunities we have to have helpful conversations
Communication skills to raise an issue, open up a conversation and assess a person’s readiness to change
Behaviour change techniques (including basic motivational interviewing techniques);
Delivering brief advice and brief interventions
Signposting and helpful online resources
Session Outline
Pre-evaluation questionnaire – completed by participants on arrival


Learning objectives and session structure overview

Meeting the public and having helpful conversations
Healthy Lifestyles Choices, Health Improvement and Key Messages
Communication skills (30mins)
Brief break

Delivering Brief Advice and Signposting (30mins)
Delivering Brief Interventions
Resistance and ‘rolling with it’
Wrapping up and next steps
Evaluation questionnaire – completed by participants before leaving


Please turn up in good time for the start time.

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