Motivational Interviewing for Groups
March 14, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Staff who work directly with clients in group situations towards behaviour change. Participants on this course should have already attended Motivational Interviewing (MI) Level 1.
To develop existing MI skills within group-based interventions. To learn general principles and skills for leading MI groups successfully.
MI provides a powerful means of moving clients within groups past impasses and into momentum for behaviour change. This course will outline techniques and models which build positive thinking and forward-looking approaches within groups. The spirit of MI will be revisited and new evidence presented on effectiveness. Working with groups requires adapted styles and perspectives linked with group dynamics. The course will look at examples of MI in practice and specific ideas for tailoring interventions.