This online course is based on the latest edition of Miller and Rollnick’s book Motivational Interviewing, consistantly receives 5-star reviews!
An evidence-based therapy, it teaches an organised way of helping clients who are reluctant to make changes to improve their health. Basically, it’s a way of having a conversation about change.
You will learn how to support a person’s changes in diet, smoking, substance abuse, exercise, and medication usage; how to generate motivation in people who are not motivated; how to help your clients form a constructive plan for change; and how to constructively respond to a client’s resistance to change.
Enrol in Motivational Interviewing
This Motivational Interviewing course gives you the opportunity to gain a full understanding of MI, and all the tools you will need to use to incorporate MI into your role.
You receive a free downloadable 8-page reference booklet that details the elements of motivational Interviewing: -the four core skills, how to use O-A-R-S, how to recognise DARN statements and examples of Evocative questioning.
What you need to know
- The course consists of 10 lessons, and all of the skills are explained and demonstrated with easy to follow videos.
- A Motivational Reference booklet is downloadable and yours to keep
- Most lessons include a video demonstration of all of the micro skills
- A number of quizzes reinforce key learnings
- The duration is approximately 6.5 hours (or less).
- You have 60 days access to complete the course.
- A Motivational Interviewing certificate is issued upon completion.
- Meet Melanie and Sandra
- Your Motivational Interviewing Handbook
- Welcome to Country
- How to use this course
- What is Motivational Interviewing
- Different conversational styles
- Conversational Styles
- The Righting Reflex
- The spirit of Motivational Interviewing
- Using the spirit of Motivational Interviewing
- Elements of the spirit of Motivational Interviewing
- What does evocation mean in Motivational Interviewing
- The method of Motivational Interviewing
- Eliciting change talk
- The 4 core skills of Motivational Interviewing
- Connecting with the person
- Open ended questions
- What is the correct order of the 4 steps in the method
- O-A-R-S demonstrated
- What does the acronym O-A-R-S stand for
- Exploring a person’s goals
- 3 styles of focusing
- Offering information and advice
- Evoking to elicit change
- Change talk
- Listening for D-A-R-N statements
- What does the acronym D-A-R-N stand for
- Scale questions
- Asking evocative questions
- Responding to change talk using O-A-R-S
- Responding to sustain talk
- Sustain talk
- Strengthening a person’s confidence to change
- What to do when there is little or no motivation for change
- Transition from evoking to planning
- Developing a change plan
- Commitment to change
- How will you support change
- Motivational Interviewing in practice
- Example of Motivational Interviewing
- Motivational Interviewing preparation prayer
- Congratulations on completing this course