Course information

F17 - REMOTE LEARNING: AN INTRODUCTION TO MOTIVATIONAL INTERVIEWING - AN APPROACH TO HELP INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE ‘STUCK’ OR RESISTANT TO CHANGE.

Provider: The Learning Curve Institute

Address: Rushbrook, Clogher, Westport, Co Mayo

Web: http://www.thelearningcurve.ie

Contact: Administrator

Title: Administrator

Email: info@thelearningcurve.ie

Telephone: 098 25530

Category F : Distance learning or online courses
Objectives

Would you or your colleagues benefit from tools to help individuals who are ‘stuck’ or are resistant to change? This Motivational Interviewing workshop will show you how this approach can bring about behavioural changes by assisting individuals to explore and resolve doubt and indecision. It is especially helpful with individuals who are less motivated and are experiencing resistance to change.

The workshops will be delivered live using Zoom.

Content

Participants will receive a copy of the presentation, other supporting documents and links to relevant literature by email which will enable them to develop their understanding of Motivational Interviewing appropriate to this level. In each session participants will have the opportunity to observe and practice Motivational Interviewing through role-plays and scenarios provided by the trainer via Zoom. 

Learning outcomes:

1. To equip participants with the tools to be enable them to develop and build on their own counselling skills.

2. To build on and expand existing knowledge in relation to Motivational Interviewing within the group.

3. To enhance confidence in attendees' use of Motivational Interviewing skills.

4. To become familiar with the general principles of Motivational Interviewing:

  • Express empathy
  • Develop discrepancy ? Roll with resistance
  • Support self-efficacy ? Avoid arguments.

5. To provide space and time for participants to become familiar with Motivational Interviewing and use the following core skills:

  • Listening
  • Use of Open-ended questions ? Affirming
  • Reflective Listening
  • Summarising
  • Eliciting change talk
Target Group

The course is ideal for anyone working in addiction, counselling, human resources or in the community/voluntary sector who would like to up-skill and be trained in Motivational Interviewing from one of Ireland’s leading specialist trainers in mental health, addiction and best practice in the workplace.

Entry Requirement

None

Qualification
n.a.
Assessment
n.a.
Accreditation
Members of The Psychological Society of Ireland and The Addiction Counsellors of Ireland can earn learning credits/CPD points from attending this workshop
Background

The Learning Curve Institute will distribute a unique pre-course questionnaire to each participant in order to ensure the training meets the needs of everyone in the room and is tailored to the appropriate level while also covering specific situations or scenarios as highlighted by the group. The Learning Curve Institute also offers a bespoke post course support system whereby participants are provided with the contact details of the Trainer and are free to contact them with any questions they may have.

Dates / Availability
20 and 21 April 2023 | 09.30 – 16.30 (CET -1) each day
Location
Online
Region
Dublin,Leinster,Ulster,Munster,Connacht
Application
Contact The Learning Curve
Cost
€265