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Motivational Interviewing 2

Motivational Interviewing (MI) is evidence based psychological treatment that aims to help people increase their motivation to change. This short course will build on the knowledge and skills outlined in the Level 1 MI course so that participants will be better able to motivate others towards change.

You must have completed Motivational 1 to apply for this course

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

Number of Places Available: 2

Who Should Attend?
Participants who have completed the MI Level 1 course and who continue to 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, general health care and mental health services.

Dates & Venues:
May 29th & 30th in Roscommon

Trainer:
Brendan Murphy

Course Description:
Motivational Interviewing (MI) is evidence based psychological treatment that aims to help people increase their motivation to change. This short course will build on the knowledge and skills outlined in the Level 1 MI course so that participants will be better able to motivate others towards change.

You must have completed Motivational 1 to apply for this course

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 further aspects of MI and will have an opportunity to observe, discuss and practice a range of MI consistent responses to difficulties that they have encountered while working with their service users. Participants will also have the opportunity to discuss changes in their practice since they completed the Level 1 MI course and discover ways to enhance and support changes that their service users have already made.

Learning Outcomes:
To have a deeper understanding of the theory of MI
To have a deeper understanding the fundamental skills of MI
To have a learned some of the more advanced skills of MI
To have gained further experience practicing the skills of MI
To have some more ideas on how MI could be used in their work with service users
To have some ideas on how MI could be used to enhance and support ongoing changes

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 awarded on completion of the training

How to book:

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