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Motivational Interviewing 1

Motivational Interviewing (MI) is evidence-based psychological treatment that aims to help people increase their motivation to change.

Course Duration: 2 Days (10am to 4.30pm)

Number of Places Available: 3

Who Should Attend?
Staff who work with service users who may need to make some changes to reduce the frequency or intensity of problems in their lives. This could include workers from social care, family support, employment support, vocational training, criminal justice, probation, education, housing support and general health care services.

Dates & Venues:
Roscommon Leader Partnership

Trainer:
Brendan Murphy, HSE Drug Services Trainer

Course Description:
Motivational Interviewing (MI) is evidence-based psychological treatment that aims to help people increase their motivation to change.

Course Content:
This short course will be based upon the recent developments in MI and follow the Engaging, Focusing, Evoking & Planning format developed by Miller & Rollnick in their recent book Motivational Interviewing, Helping People Change (3rd Ed). Participants will be exposed to the fundamental spirit and skills of MI and will have an opportunity to observe, discuss and practice a range of MI skills. Participants will also have the opportunity to discover ways to apply MI within their own work context.

Learning Outcomes:
To have some understanding of the theory of MI
To have some understanding of the skills of MI
To have experience practicing the skills of MI
To have some ideas on how MI could be used in their work with service users

Trainer Profile:
Brendan Murphy is an accredited counsellor, supervisor and trainer in a number of evidence-based therapies. He works as the Regional Training Officer for the HSE West Drugs Service and has been using and training others in the use of MI since 1993. Brendan has undertaken and completed a range of advanced trainings in MI including training as a trainer with the founders of MI, Professors William Miller and Stephen Rollnick.

Certification/Accreditation:
A Certificate of Attendance will be provided to those who complete the course

How to book:

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