Introduction to Motivational Interviewing

Date and time
Tuesday, 2 October 2018 08.30 -
Monday, 15 October 2018 17.00

Enterprise Centre
Bridge Street

Tuesday 2nd and Monday 15th October 2018
University of Derby, Enterprise Centre, Bridge Street, Derby, DE1 3LD United Kingdom

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This interactive 2 day workshop is ideal for anyone who is interested in learning more about Motivational Interviewing and gaining additional practice with feedback.

Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a communication method increasingly used within health care settings. The skills employed can be used in a broad range of context such as rehabilitation, pain management, health care, criminal justice, education, lifestyle change and addiction counselling.

This course will:

You'll develop an understanding of the principles and ‘spirit’ of MI by exploring themes such as:

You will reflect on what motivates or hinders people around change. By the end of the course you will be able to use MI skills to support change by building rapport, evoking change talk, helping people explore and resolve ambivalence, moving towards taking action.
Lunch, Handouts & a certificate of attendance will be provided for participants.

The workshop will be facilitated by Judith Carpenter and Dr Fiona Holland, both members of MINT (Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers)

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Getting to the venue

The Conference will be held at the University of Derby's Enterprise Centre. Located in the heart of the East Midlands, our venue is just minutes from Derby train station and only a short distance from the M1 and East Midlands Airport.

By Car - Driving directions to our venue are avilable by downloading our Enterprise Centre Directions PDF. Free onsite parking is available however this is limited. We will be in touch closer the date of the event to give you an opportunity to secure an onsite parking space.

By Rail - The closest train station is Derby train station; this is approximately 2.5 miles from the Enterprise Centre and will take 10-15 minutes in a taxi. Alternatively you can catch the Number 6 Uni Bus which departs from outside the main entrance of the train station and will take you to Bridge Street bus stop directly outside the venue, this service starts at 8am and a single trip will cost £2. Please see this link for further information. 

Introduction to Motivational Interviewing


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