HEALTH BEHAVIOR CHANGE Clinical Application Plan In this assignment, you will use motivational inter


Clinical Application Plan

In this assignment, you will use motivational interviewing
to assess client needs, devise a strategy/plan, and write a rationale to
describe the benefit of the plan based on individual and interpersonal health
behavior concepts and evidence-based practice recommendations

Section 1: Motivational Interview You will document an
interview you conduct with your client using tools distributed and discussed in
class Approx 2 – 3 pages (25%)

You will conduct an interview with your client This
interview should be in the spirit of motivational interviewing (collaboration,
acceptance, evocation, compassion) You are not expected to be an expert, but
are expected to do your best to incorporate the concepts and processes covered
in class In this interview, the goals are to:

1 Elicit the identification of a behavior that the client

2 Assess their perceived importance of the change (value)

3 Assess their perceived confidence in making the change

5 Assess the obstacles to their change

4 Assess their perceived readiness to make the change

In this section one of this assignment provide a written
report of the interview First, describe the general content of the interview
and the ways in which your conversation with your client was in the spirit of
motivational interviewing (MI) and examples of MI strategies you employed
Then, address all five items above For each item, provide your conclusions and
support those conclusions with evidence from the interview

Section 2: You will use the outcome of your interview to
describe self-regulation strategies for your client with an understanding of
where they are on the continuum of motivation and your strategies for your
interaction with your client as his/her health coach Approx 2 – 3 pages (25%)

You will provide options that may be used by your client
(behavioral menu) and by you (client-clinician interaction) to increase
success, based on your interview with them

First, you will list recommended strategies for your client
to help them succeed in the health behavior change Make these recommendations
specific Keep in mind that these are a list that you could potentially present
to your client as a behavioral menu, so you should provide a description of
each strategy

Second, you will list considerations that you believe you
would need to keep in mind and strategies that you might employ with this
client in your interaction with them

Section 3: You will provide a rationale for the change plan
using information from the motivational interview and theory/concepts from the
course (50%) Approx 4 – 5 pages (50%)

You will address the items you listed in section two within
the context of the theories and concepts we have explored in this class This
is the portion of the assignment where you describe WHY you have chosen those
items based on the motivational interview and based on health behavior change
concepts and theories WHY are these strategies appropriate for this client?