The persons motivation to address their health challenge or behaviour

This is a paper that focuses on the persons motivation to address their health challenge or behaviour. The paper also provides the marking guidelines and instructions to follow.

The persons motivation to address their health challenge or behaviour

You are required to interview a person who has experienced a health challenge or who is engaging in behaviours that may negatively affect their health – this could be a consumer in the healthcare context or a person in the community.
Present your assessment as a critical analysis using an essay structure (introduction, body and conclusion). You may use subheadings within your assessment (no bullet points, graphs or lists).

Your critical analysis should include the following:

Identify persons health challenge or behaviour and explore the persons motivation to address their health challenge or behaviour using the Transtheoretical Model (stages of change)
Explore the techniques you have used to help the person move towards addressing their health challenge or behaviours.
Evaluate your progress – describe the outcome and any challenges in your interaction with the person, including any alternative approaches you might consider if repeating this assessment.
You should include at least five (5) academic references to support your assessment.

Word limit: 1500 words

Referencing style: APA 6th edition

Rubric assessment 3
Introduction:
Introduction is clear and provides an outline of the assessment
5 points

The persons motivation to address their health challenge or behaviour

Content:
Firstly, describes the transtheoretical model including the recognised stages identified within the model.
Secondly, description of the persons health challenge or behaviour and identifies where the person fits in the model in relation to addressing their health challenge.
Also, a description of the techniques used to help the person address their health challenge or behaviour
Finally, a description of the outcome of engaging with the person – describing the outcome of utilising motivational interviewing and whether the person moved towards addressing their healthcare challenge behaviour
20 points

Analysis and discussion:
Firstly, evidence of analysis of the techniques used to engage with the person.
Secondly, reflection of the students experience and alternative approach that may be taken if repeating the assessment.
10 points

Conclusion:
Conclusion is clear and also summarises the components of the assessment.
5 points

References:
Utilised and appropriately referenced at least five (5) sources using the APA 6th edition referencing style

Academic writing:
Follows conventional academic writing style including grammar, spelling and development of argument or position and also overall presentation for scholarly papers.
Final word count is within + or- 10 % of required word count (1500 words)

This the link for stages of change
https://www1.health.gov.au/internet/publications/publishing.nsf/Content/drugtreat-pubs-front9-wk-toc~drugtreat-pubs-front9-wk-secb~drugtreat-pubs-front9-wk-secb-3~drugtreat-pubs-front9-wk-secb-3-3

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