Motivational Interviewing Level 1 Foundation
2-Day Skills Development Workshop 23rd & 24th August 2018
Key theme: ‘Guiding change in helping conversations’
“Motivational Interviewing is a collaborative, goal-oriented method of communication with particular attention to the language of change. It is intended to strengthen personal motivation for and commitment to a change goal by eliciting and exploring an individual’s own arguments for change.”
Stephen Rollnick and William R. Miller
This two-day workshop is designed for anyone who wishes to develop their skills in supporting people change their behaviour. It will be of particular interest to those assisting people who wish to change their thinking or behaviour including diet, substance use, exercise routine, medication adherence, criminal behaviour, or any other health or lifestyle behaviour.
This workshop has benefited staff and practitioners from Human Resources, Criminal Justice, Family & Children Services, Housing Departments, Midwives, Nurses, Youth Workers, Social Workers, General Practitioners, Doctors and Welfare Agencies.
Learning Outcomes On completion of the programme, participants will demonstrate: – a practice based awareness of the four processes of motivational interviewing – an understanding of the theories of behaviour change and the relevance to individuals’ decision making – an ability to assist individuals and groups assess their own readiness to change and make appropriate decisions about their behaviour – a working knowledge of the opening strategies of motivational interviewing – a recognition of how discord or resistance arises and effective practitioner responses – a confidence and commitment to utilise the processes and strategies of Motivational Interviewing in their work/practice setting – an understanding of how to engage mandated clients who attend against their will.
Course Content Participants will be introduced to and provided with the opportunities to explore:
- the basic concepts of Motivational Interviewing and brief interventions
- the psychological theories of behaviour change
- the spirit of Motivational Interviewing and its significance in behaviour change practice
- person-centred skills in helping and supervision conversations
- the four processes of Motivational Interviewing and their implementation in practice
- the use of motivational assessment, intervention and planning tools
- the core skills of Motivational Interviewing in helping and supervision conversations
- the application of Motivational Interviewing and its adaptations to their work/practice setting
Ticket Prices: The cost of this 2-day skills development workshop is: £264 (£220 + Vat – Statutory) £240 (£200 + Vat – Voluntary/Community)
Group Discounts: Group discounts are available on request. Please contact us with your specific details
Refreshments: Tea/coffee will be provided. Participants may wish to bring their own lunch or use the facilities near site.
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