Introduction to Motivational Interviewing
Find flexibility, empowerment and motivation in your approaches to service users.
This one day introduction to Motivational Interviewing, a collaborative goal-oriented style of communication is designed to introduce the theory as well as offering the opportunity to practice. It offers a simple framework to enable attendees to have more purposeful, productive conversations with their service users by eliciting service users motivation and own arguments for change.
- Location – York campus
- Duration – One-day study day
- Start date – Flexible
Facilitators - Jayne Hildreth, qualified coach, counsellor, supervisor and facilitator.
£95 For self-funded individuals
Health Education England funding available Funding criteria
What will I learn?
Develop an understanding of Motivational Interviewing (MI) and the stages of change
Understand the role of behaviour and attitudinal change, and generate motivation in service users
Develop a repertoire of skills to enhance their work including:
- Use of language
- Art of questions
- Active listening and communication skills
To enhance ability to apply learning to practice
Course leader biographies
Jayne Hildreth is a qualified coach, counsellor, supervisor and facilitator. She has many years’ experience working with individuals and teams and is passionate about the process of sustainable change. Jayne is an experienced and engaging facilitator who promotes a relaxed participative learning environment and delivers high quality and dynamic training.
She has worked at The University of Hull and University East London creating and delivering undergraduate and post graduate programmes.