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MOTIVATIONAL INTERVIEWING: HELPING PEOPLE COMMIT TO CHANGE - Two days of essential theory and practical skills training for immediate use with clients. (Brisbane)


Faculty:
Alison Bell, Registered Nurse, BA (Psychology), Diploma Mental Health and Drug and Alcohol Certificate IV Training and Assessment
Duration:
Two full days
Product Code:
93047
Media Type:
Face-to-Face Training
Access:
Not Applicable
Location:
BRISBANE, QLD
Available Dates:

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Description

Motivational interviewing is a collaborative, goal-oriented style of communication with particular attention to the language of change. It is designed to strengthen personal motivation for, and commitment to, a specific goal by eliciting and exploring the person’s own reasons for change within an atmosphere of acceptance and compassion. Motivational interviewing utilises the principles and practices of person-centred counselling to engage a person in a conversation about change. Resistance is viewed as evidence of ongoing ambivalence about change, and is met with reflection and empathy rather than confrontation.

Research studies into the clinical effectiveness of motivational interviewing across a vast range of settings have generally supported the claim that motivational interviewing is an effective and adaptable therapeutic style for preparing and supporting people to change. This two-day motivational interviewing workshop provides participants with an understanding of the theory, spirit and processes of motivational interviewing. Throughout the workshop, participants will have the opportunity to view demonstrations of motivational interviewing and to practice the skills essential to the approach. Workshop participants will be provided with a set of handouts to support their learning both during and following the workshop.

Faculty

Alison Bell, Registered Nurse, BA (Psychology), Diploma Mental Health and Drug and Alcohol Certificate IV Training and Assessment's Profile

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Alison Bell has a background in Nursing and Psychology, and has worked in the alcohol and other drug and mental health fields since 1987. Alison has been involved in the development of motivational interviewing since 1989, when she became involved in researching the clinical application of the model in collaboration with Dr Stephen Rollnick at the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre. Alison has published a number of papers and book chapters, particularly in relation to the application of motivational interviewing in health care settings. Having conducted hundreds of training courses on motivational interviewing for a broad range of groups, Alison is considered to be among the leading trainers on this subject in Australia


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Program Information

Event Schedule

Morning Session
  9:00am - 12:30pm (includes 15 minute break at 10:30am)

Lunch Break
  12:30pm - 1:00pm

Afternoon Session
  1:00pm - 4:30pm (includes 15 minute break at 2:45pm)


Registration Details

Face-to-Face registration
Fee:  $249
 
         $29 to purchase and keep the recording of this event. 

  • Tea and coffee are included and food may be purchased from the many surrounding cafes or you can order a fresh lunch as part of your registration.
  • You will need to sign in on arrival to be eligible for an Attendance Certificate. 
  • Your attendance certificate for 7 hours of face-to-face, active training can be retrieved on completion of your evaluation via your login account.
  • A soft (digital) copy of notes and resources will be available in your account indefinitely and you may also purchase a hard (print copy) as part of your registration.
  • If for whatever reason, you are unable to attend this face-to-face event on the day, your registration will be transferred into the live interactive webcast of this event with three month's access to the recording. 

N.B. COVID SAFE HEALTH ORDERS
We operate from registered Covid-Safe venues and are committed to your safety. 
Our operations and procedures are continually updated to ensure we comply with all relevant health orders. 
We will communicate any changes to health orders to you as soon as they are available to us. 
We ask for and appreciate your cooperation in complying with the orders.

In the interests of everyone's safety, we ask that you notify our team if you are unable to comply with the current orders. We can then offer you a transfer to an option to ensure you are can complete your training. 

Objectives

Learning objectives of this training:

  1. Describe the background to motivational interviewing as a person-centred, goal-oriented approach for facilitating change.
  2. Identify a framework for understanding motivational interviewing.
  3. Discuss the ‘spirit’ of motivational interviewing.
  4. Discuss the implications of ambivalence and its impact on motivation and change.
  5. Explain the process of change, drawing on the Stages of Change model and the relationship between importance, confidence and readiness for change.
  6. Describe the four processes of motivational interviewing.
  7. Discuss the concepts of ‘sustain talk’, ‘discord’ and ‘change talk’
  8. Identify key skills for engaging and encouraging people to express their reasons, needs, desire, ability and commitment for change.
  9. Demonstrate strategies for working with people to increase the possibility of change.
  10. Discuss the application of the principles and practice of motivational interviewing within a range of settings.​

“Motivational interviewing is an evidence-based approach that is an essential addition to the repertoire of clinicians.”  Alison Bell

 

How will you benefit from attending this training?

  • An opportunity to reflect on current practice.
  • An opportunity to improve on current practice.  
  • Reduce client resistance and conflict in clinical practice.

Outline

DAY 1

Morning Session (includes a short break)

  • Background to motivational interviewing.
  • Introduction to the spirit of motivational interviewing.
  • The continuum of styles.
  • Understanding ambivalence

Afternoon Session (includes a short break)

  • Exploring readiness for change.
  • The four processes of motivational interviewing.
  • Motivational interviewing core skills (OARS).
  • Change talk and sustain talk.
  • Responding to sustain talk and reducing discord.

DAY 2

Morning Session (includes a short break)

  • Review of Day One.
  • The Focusing process.
  • Exchanging information.
  • Practicing focusing.

Afternoon Session (includes a short break)

  • The Evoking process.
  • Strategies for Evoking change talk.
  • Practicing recognising, evoking and responding to change talk.
  • The Planning Process.
  • Practicing Planning.
  • Bringing it all together and applying motivational interviewing in practice.​

 

Target Audience

This seminar has been designed to extend the clinical knowledge and applied skill of Counsellors, Psychotherapists, Coaches, Psychologists, Hypnotherapists, Social Workers, Community Workers, Mental Health Nurses and Psychiatrists.

Venue information

COVID-19 AND YOUR SAFETY
This Accor hotel has a fully implemented plan attending to the health and safety of all venue attendees.
You will be required to abide by the safety  measures current at the time and in line with public health orders. These will be advised in your pre-event reminder/information emails.
In the interest of everyone's safety, the venue and PDP reserve the right to deny entry to any participant who chooses not to follow the current COVID safety plans. 

INTERNET
Free wireless internet is available and login details will be provided on the day.

ACCESSIBILITY
This venue offers wheelchair access from the street level. 

PUBLIC TRANSPORT
Conveniently located right by several bus routes and a 10 minute walk to Roma Street Station.

PARKING
Early-bird parking close to the venue:
https://www.secureparking.com.au/en-au/secure-a-spot-carparks/spring-hill
https://www.wilsonparking.com.au/park/4089_433-Boundary-St-Car-Park_433-Boundary-Street-Spring-Hill

NOURISHMENT 
All day tea, coffee and water are provided.
The venue is surrounded by cafes and restaurants should you choose to eat out.

You are welcome to bring your own food into the venue and eat in the outdoor courtyard which is just located at the entrance of the building, or on the gorgeous pool deck area or in the conference room, Alternatively teh venue is only a short walk away from the peaceful Roma Street Parklands.

ACCOMMODATION

The seminar venue is the Johnson Brisbane Art Series Hotel which offers a discount on accommodation for the PDP community. Please quote the code 'WORKPLAYSTAY' https://all.accor.com/hotel/B3V3/index.en.shtml?utm_campaign=seo+maps&utm_medium=seo+maps&utm_source=google+Maps

Othere nearby accommodations options nearby include:
The Metropolitan Spring Hill is a 4 minute walk from the venue https://www.google.com/search?q=the+metropolitan+spring+hill&rlz=1C1CHBF_en-GBAU923AU923&oq=The+Metropolitan+Spring+Hill&aqs=chrome.0.0i355j46i175i199j0j0i22i30j69i60l3.773j0j4&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8
Spring Hill Mews is a 5 minute walk from the venue.
Website: https://springhillmews.com/

 

Location

The Johnson Brisbane - Art Series

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477 Boundary Street, SPRING HILL, BRISBANE, QLD 4000, Australia
+61 1300 092 875
all.accor.com

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