Motivational Interviewing Certificate
What you'll learn
- Understand the foundational principles and concepts of Motivational Interviewing
- Learn the core skills and techniques used in Motivational Interviewing, such as open-ended questions, reflective listening, and summarising
- Explore strategies for evoking and reinforcing change talk and enhancing motivation for behaviour change
- Apply Motivational Interviewing principles and skills through case studies and practical exercises
- No prior experience of Motivational Interviewing is required as everything will be explained from the ground up
Are you a coach, counsellor, manager or seeking to enhance your ability to inspire positive change in others? If so, this course on Motivational Interviewing is your guide to unlocking the art of guiding individuals towards transformational shifts in their behaviours and perspectives.
In this meticulously crafted course, you will delve into the world of Motivational Interviewing (MI), a proven methodology designed to foster intrinsic motivation and resolve ambivalence in the process of change. Developed by renowned clinical psychologists William R. Miller and Stephen Rollnick, MI has evolved into a dynamic and powerful technique used across various fields to facilitate sustainable personal growth.
Why Choose This Course?
Our course provides an in-depth exploration of MI, covering its core principles, strategies, and real-world applications. Through engaging lessons, practical exercises, and insightful case studies, you'll gain a deep understanding of empathetic communication, effective questioning, and active listening. You'll acquire a profound understanding of the four key processes of MI – Engaging, Focusing, Evoking, and Planning – and learn to seamlessly incorporate these techniques into your professional interactions.
Understand the origins and evolution of Motivational Interviewing
Develop a solid foundation in MI principles, including the collaborative "spirit"
Master reflective listening and overcome communication barriers
Use open-ended questions, affirmations, and summaries effectively
Navigate ambivalence and resistance with confidence
Elicit and amplify change talk to drive meaningful transformation
Utilise evocative techniques to empower clients or patients
Skilfully address sustain talk and discord
Create effective action plans and reinforce commitment
Apply MI techniques across diverse settings, from healthcare to coaching
Who Should Take This Course?
This course is suitable for seasoned professionals looking to enhance their therapeutic toolkit, as well as those new to the realm of behaviour change facilitation. Ideal for healthcare providers, counsellors, therapists, coaches, educators, and anyone seeking to empower others in their personal growth journey.
The course comes with a comprehensive handbook and is assessed by a series of multiple-choice quizzes. On completing the course, you will earn a certificate accredited by the International Association of Therapists.
Who this course is for:
- Helping professionals such as coaches, counsellors and psychotherapists
- Managers looking to motivate and their employees and team members
- Psychology students who want to learn about Motivational Interviewing
Chris Worfolk is a psychologist and software consultant. He is the author of nine books and has taught over 50,000 students on Udemy. He specialises in software, career coaching, mental health and resilience.
Chris is the founder of the mental health charity Anxiety Leeds and co-founder of the Leeds Anxiety Clinic. He is the author of Do More, Worry Less: Small Steps To Reduce Your Anxiety. He has a degree in psychology from Leeds Beckett University.
Previously, he has spent over ten years working in the IT industry helping companies including Sky, Asda, Capita and the NHS improve the digital products. He is the author of numerous books including How to Exit VIM and the IT Contracting Master Class. He has a degree in computing from the University of Leeds.
In his spare time, he is an ironman triathlete, ultramarathon runner, competitive public speaker. He lives in Leeds with his wife and daughter.
Holbeck College provides training in psychology and mental health. Our mission is to make psychology education more accessible to a wider audience to raise the standard of mental health knowledge in society.
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