is an introductory level course suitable for medical and allied health practitioners working in healthcare settings who may be frustrated by low rates of engagement, non-adherence to treatment recommendations and attrition from treatment. Participants will become familiar with the principles and components of MI in health care settings and learn how to maximize the therapeutic opportunity available in their interactions with their patients.
Gain an understanding of the fundamental philosophy and principles of Motivational Interviewing in healthcare settings.
Learn how to integrate MI principles and strategies into healthcare consultations.
Gain experience and confidence through demonstration, practice, and feedback, in the core clinical skills of this approach.
Introduction- What is Motivational Interviewing?
Core communication skills and styles: Integrating MI into healthcare consultations.
Change Talk and health behaviour change.
Clinical strategies in healthcare consultations.
Working with sustain talk and discord.
Planning for change- exchanging information, setting goals and maintaining change