The Learning Curve Institute: An Introduction to Motivational Interviewing

An Introduction to Motivational Interviewing:

This workshop has been approved by The Irish Nursing Board, An Bord Altranais, The Addiction Counsellors of Ireland and The Psychological Society of Ireland for CPD points.

This Motivational Interviewing training workshop is delivered by The Learning Curve Institute over two full days in Dublin in February 2017. Motivational Interviewing is a client-centred approach that elicits behavioural changes by assisting individuals to explore and resolve ambivalence. This approach is especially helpful with individuals who are less motivated. Research has shown Motivational Interviewing to be helpful with a wide range of client groups and issues. This two day course will equip the attendees with a sound understanding of Motivational Interviewing theory and skills.

The course is ideal for anyone working in addiction, counselling or in the community or voluntary sector who would like to upskill and be trained in Motivational Interviewing from one of Ireland’s top addiction trainers.

Dates and Location:

  • Dublin, The Skylon Hotel, Drumcondra:
    09 & 10 February 2017 | 9:30-4:30

For full details on the course please click here: http://www.thelearningcurve.ie/introduction-motivational-interviewing

About the Course:

Developed by Miller and Rollnick, Motivational Interviewing is a client-centred approach that elicits behavioural changes by assisting individuals to explore and resolve ambivalence. This approach is especially helpful with individuals who are less motivated. Research has shown Motivational Interviewing to be helpful with a wide range of client groups and issues. This two day course will equip the attendees with a sound understanding of Motivational Interviewing theory and skills. The objective of this two day workshop is to provide the theory of Motivational Interviewing and the space to practise the skills associated with Motivational Interviewing.

Learning Outcomes:

  1. To equip students with the tools to enable them to develop and build on their own counselling skills. 
  2. To build on and expand existing knowledge in relation to Motivational Interviewing within the group. 
  3. To enhance confidence in participant’s use of Motivational Interviewing Skills. 
    1. To become familiar with the general Principles of Motivational Interviewing
    2. Express empathy
    3. Develop discrepancy
    4. Roll with resistance
    5. Support self-efficacy
    6. Avoid arguments.
  4. To provide space and time for participants to become familiar with Motivational Interviewing and use the following core skills: 
  • Listening
  • Use of Open-ended questions
  • Affirming
  • Reflective Listening
  • Summarising
  • Eliciting “change talk”

Certification:
Attendees will each be awarded a Certificate in “An Introduction to Motivational Interviewing” from The Learning Curve Institute.  

About The Learning Curve Institute:

The Learning Curve Institute is a QQI (formerly FETAC) Registered Provider of education programmes, workshops and training courses specialising in the areas of Addiction, Mental Health and Counselling. The LCI runs its QQI Level 5 and 6 courses in Addiction and Mental Health as public courses or can deliver these courses in-house to groups. The company has delivered training on behalf of the HSE to groups of addiction personnel and staff in 10 different locations around Ireland.    

Some of the organisations and bodies that The LCI has delivered in house training workshops and courses to over the past 7 years are:

  • The Dublin, Dundalk, Galway, Belfast and Cork Simon Communities
  • DePaul Ireland
  • The Probation Service
  • The Defence Forces
  • The Homeless Agency
  • Crosscare
  • Good Shepherd Services Cork
  • The Adult Homeless Persons Office
  • The Ana Liffey Drug Project
  • Bushypark Treatment Centre
  • Southill Family Resource Centre

Other Information:

The Learning Curve Institute offers a unique post course support system whereby students are provided with the contact details of the lecturer and are free to contact him/her with any questions they may have.

Costs:

Price - €199.00
This includes all handouts, materials and certificate from The Learning Curve Institute.

Booking:

To secure a place on the workshop go to: http://www.thelearningcurve.ie/book-now and book online. For further information or assistance regarding bookings contact the office on 098 25530 or email info@thelearningcurve.ie

Payment in full is necessary to book a place on this workshop. Pro-forma invoices can be arranged for anyone who is being funded to attend the training.

The course has a limited amount of spaces available so early booking is highly advisable.

Website: http://www.thelearningcurve.ie
Phone: 098 25530
Email: info@thelearningcurve.ie

Region: 

Drumcondra, Dublin 9

Expiry date: 

03/03/17

Date Entered/Updated: 

06/01/17