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Motivational interviewing

 

Overview

Target audience: Any frontline staff who want to develop their skills in this area

Course summary: This course provides participants with an overview of the theory and practice of motivational interviewing with a particular focus on its application for working with mental health consumers. Research studies into the clinical effectiveness of motivational interviewing, both in specialist alcohol and other drug services and mental health care settings, have generally supported the claim that motivational interviewing is an effective and adaptable therapeutic style for preparing people to change. Core course topics include:

Fee payable: Yes, but please note there is a discount for Mental Health Coordinating Council members

Financial support for Indigenous students: Not specified

Contacts

Mental Health Coordinating Council
Learning, Development, and Training
Ground Floor Broughton Hall (Bldg 125)
Corner Church Street and Glover Streets
Lilyfield NSW 2040
PO Box 668
Rozelle NSW 2039
Ph: (02) 9555 8388
Fax: (02) 9810 8145
Email: training@mhcc.org.au

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Last updated: 16 April 2014
 
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