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Inspiring Change: Motivational Interviewing


September 26 - 09:30 am


September 27 - 04:30 pm

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Sky Room - Conference Room, YMCA

Harding Road Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent, ST1 3AE

Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, GB, ST1 3AE

Motivational Interviewing is an effective evidence based approach to overcoming ambivalence.  It works on facilitating and engaging motivation within people in order for them to consider their circumstances and to make positive change.

This is a 2 day learner led course and includes:

  • The principles behind motivational interviewing

  • Exploring ambivalence and how to reduce resistance and sustain talk

  • Analysing what is meant by ‘active listening’

  • Describing cycles of change

  • Exploring ‘change talk’ and boosting the intrinsic need for change

  • Discovering where dangerous assumptions can lead

  • Exploring theory of ‘roadblocks’

  • Taking part in motivational interviewing

The course is delivered by Steven Talbot Consultancy;  Steven has trained people in motivational interview techniques for over nine years and has delivered to social workers, teachers and teaching support, housing officers, support workers, fire and safety officers, mental health professionals and recovery teams.

The course if FREE to attend and includes lunch.

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