Health Promotion and Behaviour Change - Level 7 - 7PS521
About this module
Understanding the complex interplay between psychological, biological, environmental, social and political factors that influence health is a necessary skill for health psychologists.
The aim of this module is to provide you with an understanding of a range of factors that may influence health behaviour and behaviour change. In order to appreciate the potential role for health psychology, you will be introduced to current models and values that inform health promotion practice and provide the necessary knowledge and skills to successfully design and evaluate a health-based intervention.
Learning Beyond Registration
Learning Beyond Registration (LBR) is a vital part of developing competent, capable health service practitioners prepared to deliver a dynamic, flexible, quality, client-focused service. If you're employed by the NHS in the East Midlands then you may be eligible for fee-free access to our LBR modules and/or programmes. You'll need to supply evidence of approval from your line manager and Trust Education Lead when you apply.
Find out more about LBR at Find out more at www.derby.ac.uk/lbr.
Which professions is this module aimed at? All Health Professionals
Module level: Level 7
Module credits: 20 credits
On successful completion of the module, you will be able to critically evaluate the role of psychological theories and techniques in the promotion and maintenance of health; apply psychological theory to the design, development and evaluation of an intervention to modify a specific health related behaviour.
Topics covered may include:
- Mediators of health and health behaviours
- Psychological principles and techniques of behaviour change
- Health promotion theory, models & approaches
- Health promotion in context
- Design and evaluation of health promotion campaigns.
Studying via LBR
If you're employed by the NHS in the East Midlands you may be eligible for fee-free access to out LBR modules. You'll need to supply evidence of approval from your line manager and Trust Education Lead when you apply. Find out more at www.derby.ac.uk/lbr