The majority of practice in a health and leisure context requires the service user to modify their behaviour in order to obtain success. There is copious knowledge and an array of disciplines that can be harnessed to enhance practice in this field. This course will encapsulate all facets of behavioural science from understanding the basic principles of behaviour, and altering behaviour, to the practicalities of approaches that increase the likelihood of behaviour change. Learners will explore the theoretical underpinning related to habit formation and how to reflect on practice to tailor techniques and communication styles to enhance the client’s journey. The aim is to produce graduates who are sensitive to the complexities of lifestyle change and equipped to implement proven strategies to enhance a person’s ability to change desired behaviours.
- Understanding behaviour
- Psychological and social theory
- Reflective practitioner
- Coaching practice
- Communication skills
- Professional practice
- Designing planned, and spontaneous, practice