Title: Helping Patients Change Behavior: Using Stages of Change to Help
Participants: Health Care Workers, Social Service Providers
Length: One-day or multi-day depending on content
Description: This course provides a primer on integrating behavioral science into health care practice. Emphasis will be on
understanding a patient’s readiness to changes and assisting them based on where they are in that process. The course draws heavily on the Transtheoretical Model of behavior change, and includes practice in stage-based assessment and stage-based intervention.