Building Motivational Interviewing Skills
Building on the knowledge and understanding gained from the ‘Introduction to Motivational Interviewing’ course, the ‘Building Motivational Interviewing Skills’ course is designed to give delegates an opportunity to put those skills to use in a practice in workshop environment.
By the end of this course, delegates will be able to:
- Use OARS effectively to support clients in identifying their own hopes, goals, aspirations and thoughts about the benefits of change.
- Use MI spirit and tools to support clients to build self-efficacy.
- Effectively use MI tools and techniques, including Decisional Balance worksheet to facilitate change conversations.
Entry Requirement: Successful prior completion of ‘Introduction to Motivational Interviewing’ course.
Other courses helpful for development: Management of Problem Substance Use, ASIST – Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training.
Who Should Apply?
Anyone whose role involves supporting people with substance or behavioural/lifestyle issues.
Note: Should an employee/officer book a place on a course but then subsequently fail to attend or complete the course, repayment of cost of the course will be charged to the department/appointment concerned (recoverable from the individual) (Policy CS04 Sect 6.5).