This interactive two day workshop is ideal for anyone who is interested in learning more about MI and gaining additional practice with feedback.
DATE: 27th & 28th November 2017
TIME: 9am - 5pm
SITE: Kedleston Road Campus
Register at the main foyer in the atrium, opposite reception.
MINIMUM NUMBER: 10
QUALIFICATION RECD: N/A
Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a communication method increasingly used within healthcare settings. The skills employed can be used in a broad range of context such as rehabilitation, pain management, health care, criminal justice, education, lifestyle change and addiction counselling.
This course will:
- introduce you to the underlying principles and foundational skills of motivational interviewing
- give you the skills needed to influenece positive changes in people's lives
- support skill development which can be taken back in to the workplace.
You'll develop an understanding of the principles and spirit of the MI by exploring themes such as:
- Practicing the foundational skills - open ended questions, reflections, affirmations and summaries.
- Understanding ambivalence and decisional balance
- Evoking change talk, softening sustain talk
- Avioding common traps
You will reflect on what motivates or hinders people around chnage. By the end of the course you will be able to use MI skills to support changes by building rapport, evoking change talk, helping people explore and resolve ambivalence, moving towards taking action.
Handouts will be provided to participants.
The workshop will be facilitated by Judith Carpenter and Dr Fiona Holland, both members of MINT (Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers)
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