Motivational Interviewing for Enhancing Intrinsic Motivation

Motivational Interviewing is a client-centred, directive method for enhancing intrinsic motivation to change by exploring and resolving ambivalence. It is a model to describe how people change certain health related behaviours (such as stopping smoking or starting physical activity) and examines an individual's own fears and difficulties in order to resolve the issue. Participants will develop an understanding of motivational interviewing and key strategies.

Session 1: Introduction

Monday 14 November 2011 | 9.30am–1pm
This three-hour introduction will combine formal presentation with group discussion and activities. This session may be taken as a stand-alone introduction, or as the prerequisite to Session 2, the two-day workshop program.

Session 2: Workshop

Tuesday 15 & Wednesday 16 November 2011 | 9am–4pm
The two-day workshop program will explore motivational interviewing in greater detail providing practical techniques to resolve ambivalence. Day 1 will develop further understandings and begin an exploration of the use of the technique. Day 2 will focus on enhancing skills and strategies. The format will include formal presentations and practical workshop activities with opportunities for discussion. The focus will be on interactive delivery where individuals practice techniques within the sessions.

Completion of Session 1 is prerequisite to participation in Session 2. Please indicate on your registration form if you have completed Session 1 in a previous year.

Dr Kate Russell
"Presenter very prepared, presentation aimed at being relevant to our practice." "Great involvement with the group." – past participants

Fees & Registration
Session 1: $120 | Register online here
Session 2: $400 | Register online here
Fees per person, GST incl.

Nina Goodwin | T: 02 9351 6329 | E: