Motivational Interviewing related to Sexual Health – Theory and Practice Short Course

Motivational Interviewing related to Sexual Health – Theory and Practice Short Course

  • Develop your skills & knowledge
  • Delivered by academic experts & qualified professionals
  • Receive a certificate of attendance

Entry and Admissions

Award Type:

Short Course


Short Course / CPD

Study Mode:

Part time

Delivery Method:


Course Length:

½ day

Partner Colleges:

No Partner College



Start Date:

Wednesday 15th February 2017 9am-12pm

Entry Requirements:
This course is aimed at nurses, midwives, health visitors, school nurses and clinical support staff.

Course Content

Course Outline:

An interactive workshop in the use of motivational interviewing as a strategy for behavioural change.

Who Should Attend?

Nurses, Midwives, Health Visitors, School Nurses and Clinical Support staff.

Learning Environment & Assessment:

Academic Expertise

Amanda is a Registered Specialist Community Public Health Nurse – Sexual Health Advisor, her background is sixteen years working within Sexual Health services and the community education sexual health team for East Lancashire. She has utilised Motivational Interviewing for behaviour change consultations with persons living with HIV and those at high risk of contracting HIV through lifestyle choices.

Learning outcome & aims

At the end of the workshop participants will be able to:

Identify and explore factors which may lead to the facilitation of behaviour change in individuals and communities reducing the spread of sexually transmitted infections and HIV.

Industry links & professional accreditation

We have great links with employers including household names such as Sony, BAE Systems and Apple. We also have links with the smaller companies in the region and offer help and assistance to more than 1,000 of these – with many of our graduates staying in the region it is important we develop these relationships.

Work experience and international opportunities

At UCLan we work with a range of businesses and organisations, many of which provide work experience opportunities and project briefs to enable to you gain real work experience whilst you undertake your postgraduate programme. Your course tutor will advise on opportunities available within your course and the UCLan Careers Team can provide help, advice and guidance on how to apply for them and how to make the most of these opportunities.

Graduate Careers

The UCLan Careers Team offer ongoing supportive careers advice and guidance throughout your course and after graduation, along with a range of modules, work experience opportunities and events to help you acquire the skills to make you stand out to potential employers in today’s competitive market.


Attendee feedback from last workshop session:

‘Brilliant training – clear and concise, thank you!’

‘Well presented, very informative’

Progression Routes

From foundation courses through to world-leading research degrees, you can study a wide range of subject areas at UCLan. Whether you want to develop your knowledge in a subject you enjoy or gain further qualifications to enhance your career, at UCLan there are numerous progression routes for you to follow.

Fees & Funding

For further information contact UCLan
Tel: +44 (0)1772 892400

£45 (catering and car parking are not provided)

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying for this course, our comprehensive How to Apply pages will guide you through the process. Here at UCLan, our aim is to encourage you to develop your potential and we offer a flexible approach to admissions, which reflects our commitment to all those who would benefit from our courses.

These workshops are available as part of the Service Level Agreement which UCLan has with a number of local NHS Trusts. If you wish to apply using this funding please gain the support of your line manager and complete the online application through

Alternatively, self-funding applicants please book online at

If you have any questions about the workshop please contact us:
email or call 01772 893808

About UCLan

Course Enquiries

University of Central Lancashire,
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)1772 892400