Fostering Change in Health Behavior

PTH 6220 4 Quarter Hours
Course Level CPS - Graduate
Description Covers the health behavior theories that underpin interventions to promote change in health behavior. Includes theories that describe change within the individual; the family; in communities; and change in larger populations, including governmental health policy. Explores the technique of motivational interviewing. Offers students an opportunity to complete a case study incorporating all aspects of the course in unique situations.


Students should refer to the CPS Prerequisite Table for course prerequisite and corequisite information.


Course Sections

There are no current sections scheduled for this course. Undergraduate course numbers changed beginning with the Fall 2016 term. Please make sure you are using the current course number.
Next Term Starts
  • Summer Graduate
    Jul 10, 2017 (4-, 6-, and 8-week classes)
    Aug 7, 2017 (4-week classes)
  • Fall Undergraduate
    Sep 4, 2017 (7.5- and 15-week classes)
    Oct 25, 2017 (7.5-week classes)
  • Fall Graduate
    Sep 18, 2017 (6- and 12-week classes)
    Oct 30, 2017 (6-week classes)

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