This course will include a mixture of seminar based presentation of theory and evidence with time for discussion. There will also some practical based learning and video demonstrations. The course will also include demonstrations of some fundamental skills such as how to engage with a case of eating disorders introducing the skills of motivational interveiwing and motivational enhancement. The course will cover the theoretical and practical application of how models of behaviour change influence practice. Furthermore this course will help develop some of the core skills in managing people who are not ready to change. The basic principles of motivational interviewing will be discussed, demonstrated and enacted. Also there will be an introduction as to how to assess case and develop a case conceptualisation. There will also be an introduction to work with carers.