Motivational interviewing

Our Motivational Interviewing course teaches participants what, why and how to carry out this powerful behaviour and life changing technique…it is simple to do but requires a deep understanding of how behaviour is constructed. It can be aimed at positive change in students or adults.

These courses are suitable for anyone who works with adults, children or young people who need to make a positive behaviour change.

Day One

  • What is Motivational Interviewing
  • The basic principles and goals of Motivational Interviewing
  • Principles of ‘flow’ and how to use it
  • The cycle of change
  • Examples of cognitive processes
  • The questions for ownership
  • Practice opportunity

Day Two

  • Recap
  • Problem areas
  • Making plans
  • Keeping going with change
  • Practice opportunity
  • Other practical strategies and materials to support the interview