Venue: 17–19 Triton Street, Regent’s Place, London, NW1 3BF

This session follows on from the morning Health and Wellbeing in the VCS Camden event, however, you don’t have to attend the morning event in order to attend this training session as it is open to all.

Course Overview

The session runs for 3 and half hours and will equip participants with a range of specific MECC skills that will enable them to deliver MECC confidently and consistently well.

It covers:

  • Opportunities we have to have helpful conversations
  • Communication skills to raise an issue, open up a conversation and assess a person’s readiness to change
  • Behaviour change techniques (including basic motivational interviewing techniques);
  • Delivering brief advice and brief interventions
  • Signposting and helpful online resources

Session Outline

Pre-evaluation questionnaire – completed by participants on arrival


Learning objectives and session structure overview

  1. Meeting the public and having helpful conversations
  2. Healthy Lifestyles Choices, Health Improvement and Key Messages
  3. Communication skills (30mins)

Brief break

  1. Delivering Brief Advice and Signposting (30mins)
  2. Delivering Brief Interventions
  3. Resistance and ‘rolling with it’
  4. Wrapping up and next steps

Evaluation questionnaire – completed by participants before leaving


Please turn up in good time for the start time.

To arrange for bespoke sessions for your team, please get in touch at

Date & time
27 Mar 2019 at 13:30pm
24 spaces available
Regent’s Place