This training is funded by Scottish Government and is free to access for practitioners who work with people who use drugs or alcohol & who live or work in Scotland.
If you are outwith these limits, please get in touch and we can discuss other options.
This is a 2 day course running on 17 & 18th August 2020 from 9:15 am until 1:30pm on both days via Teams. You must be able to attend on both days.
Please note. Reflective listening skills are a core component of motivational interviewing practice, so we ask that delegates to this course are practiced in forming and demonstrating these skills. As a guide to skill level, the Enhancing Core Communication Skills course that we offer will bring delegates to the right level for this course. There are many ways in which you can acquire these skills, so if you can meet the learning outcomes of the Enhancing Core Communication Skills course, you will be able to undertake this course comfortably. You can also book onto the Enhancing Core Communication Skills if you are needing to refresh or update the skills in question.
Motivational interviewing is a collaborative and empowering method which can effectively influence change. Motivational interviewing is an evidence-based method that has been evaluated in more than a thousand controlled clinical trials.
This introductory training aims to introduce the application of motivational interviewing skills and strategies to help people who present as ambivalent find and build their own motivation for change.
By the end of the e-learning module and trainer sessions, you will be able to:
Course Length and Format
This course consists of 8 hours learning using the following format:
Part 1: SDF Motivational Interviewing in Brief Conversations e-learning module (2hrs).
Please note. Completion of the e-learning module (part 1) is a pre-requisite for attending the trainer facilitated online learning (part 2).
Access to the free e-learning module here: https://www.sdftraining.org.uk/online-learning/652-motivational-interviewing-in-brief-conversations
An invitation to participate in part 2 of the training will be emailed to participants on the morning of training once completion of part 1 has been verified.
Part 2: Trainer facilitated online learning over two half days.
Certification of course completion is awarded to participants who complete part 1 and 2 of the course and submit the post-course evaluation form.
|Start Date||17-08-2020 9:15 am|
|End Date||18-08-2020 1:30 pm|
|Local Authority Area||26|
|Event Commissioner||Scottish Government|