Motivational Interviewing Webinar Series

Date: May 22, 2019 18:00:00

Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a highly effective therapeutic approach used to empower people to make healthy behavioural choices. With a well-defined style for interacting with clients, MI has demonstrated effectiveness in assisting people to change a broad range of health behaviours including alcohol, tobacco and other drug uses; dietary behaviours; exercise; and treatment adherence.

Dates: Wednesday 22 May, 29 May, 5 June and 19 June (4 sessions total)
Time: 6pm - 7pm
Q&A: Each session will include time for moderated Q&A
Presented by: Dr Stan Steindl

Workshop Facilitator, Dr Steindl is a registered clinical psychologist and director of Psychology Consultants Pty Ltd.He has completed a PhD examining MI techniques and Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy in the treatment of veterans with co-morbid Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and alcohol dependence. Stan is also an adjunct associate professor at the University of Queensland. 

Learning Objectives

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the fundamental spirit and principles of MI;
  • Apply empathetic counselling skills, so central to using the technique;
  • Illustrate when and how to use advice and other more directive elements of MI; and
  • Implement and practise MI elements such as: to roll with resistance, resolve ambivalence, encourage change and commitment talk, and help people carry through changes to positive health behaviours

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These sessions are designed as a brief introduction, providing practice skills development through a combination of didactic and experiential modalities.

 Participants will accrue a total of 4 hours towards professional development. (Activity 158801 pending) 

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