Mental Health Education & Resource Centre

Webinar | An Introduction to Motivational Interviewing (Part One)

PLEASE NOTE: THIS WEBINAR IS ONLY OFFERED TO PARTICIPANTS OUTSIDE THE GREATER CHRISTCHURCH AREA

It is a live feed of the course being delivered here at MHERC on the day, with in-room participants and facilitator. Registering here will allow you to be a part of the learning experience, viewing the facilitator and powerpoint presentation via your own device, in the comfort and location of your choice.

Description

Course Type: Introductory | Course Level: Five

Please Note: This webinar is only offered to participants outside the greater Christchurch area

Aim
This course is a comprehensive introduction to Motivational Interviewing. The course will provide up to date information and introduce the fundamental skill set of Motivational Interviewing. In this interactive and experiential course, attendees will learn helpful skills to assist people to engage in behaviour change. 

Overview
• How does Motivational Interviewing work?
• The spirit of Motivational Interviewing
• The Motivational Interviewing process: engagement, focus, evoke, plan
• Key skills in Motivational Interviewing: OARS - open question, affirmations, reflections, summaries
• Strategies to evoke change talk 

Note: Part Two of this course will be held in Term 4. This will be available to register online from August.

You will need to have attended Part One before attending Part Two.

Learning Intentions
Participants will be provided with the opportunity to:
• Gain knowledge about Motivational Interviewing
• Develop some fundamental skills to help people engage in behaviour change
• Learn ways to strengthen an individual’s motivation towards a specific goal 
• Evoke and strengthen change talk

Let’s Get Real Skills
• Working with Service Users
• Working with Communities
• Working with Families/Whānau

*Price is per person for participants working outside of the Christchurch area only. 

Terms and Conditions 

Please note: Your online experience will differ from face to face education sessions. 

Prerequisites

You will need:

• Headset and Microphone 
• Built-in laptop camera or attachable webcam device (for laptop or PC)
• Stable broadband connection 

To test you can connect to our webinar software click here (Please follow the onscreen prompts to download Webex)

Minimum System Requirements:
As a guide, if you are able to Skype or watch online videos (eg: YouTube) from your device, your system requirements should be capable. 

Operating System:
Windows 7 and above
Mac OS X 10.6 and above

Browsers:
Internet Explorer 7 and above
Firefox - latest version
Chrome - latest version
Safari - 5 and above