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Expected Learning Outcome

  • Define motivational interviewing and identify its underlying principles
  • Identify the communication skills required for successful motivational interviewing
  • Recognise the stages of change
  • Determine where people fit within the stages of change
  • Identify where you may be able to incorporate motivational interviewing principles into conversations with young people.

Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a skills based intervention that aims to support self-efficacy and resolve ambivalence facilitating confidence in your clients to bring about significant cognitive or behavioural change. An evidenced-based, person-centred way of building on existing strengths supporting clients to positively grow and change.

Teaching and practicing the essential skills and spirit of MI. The course is interactive, with lots of group work discussions, skills practice and examples of how MI can work. We discuss the basic principles and spirit of MI, how to identify change talk and how to use the ‘core skills’ (open-ended questions, affirming, reflective listening and summarising).

Additionally ALL participants will gain access to a wide range of resources, including educational materials, referral networks, and support services.
Our Experienced Trainers Support Participants Through Interactive Exercises And Facilitated Discussions, Creating A Safe Space For Reflection, Sharing And Professional Development.

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Who is this training for?

This training is a must for any professional working with children or young people and their families, parents or carers. It’s suitable for various settings and either group or 1:1 dynamics.

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