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'Making every contact count': Evaluation of the impact of an intervention to train health and social care practitioners in skills to support health behaviour change.

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A total of 148 health and social care practitioners were trained in skills to support behaviour change: creating opportunities to discuss health behaviours, using open discovery questions, listening, reflecting and goal-setting. At three time points post-training, use of the skills was evaluated and compared with use of skills by untrained practitioners. Trained practitioners demonstrated significantly greater use of these client-centred skills to support behaviour change compared to their un...

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10.1177/1359105314523304

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Lawrence, W More by this author
Cradock, S More by this author
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Journal:
Journal of health psychology
Publication date:
2014-04-05
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EISSN:
1461-7277
ISSN:
1359-1053
URN:
uuid:2a5d957a-e531-45a0-b9fd-ef1c285a78ea
Source identifiers:
462024
Local pid:
pubs:462024

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