Motivational Interactions (MI) Foundational Skills Workshop

AP Psychology & Consulting Services, will be delivering a 2-DAY Motivational Interactions (MI) Foundational Skills Workshop being held in Melbourne CBD on the 19th and 20th February 2015.

  • Do you find it difficult engaging injured workers in Return-to-Work?
  • Do you know what communication style to use when injured workers present as ambivalent or resistant?
  • Do you find it challenging working with barriers related to Return-to-Work and life?

What is the objective of this workshop?

This workshop will help you develop the core skills, concepts and strategies required to work in a client centred manner, in order to better facilitate worker engagement and help facilitate positive return-to-work and life outcomes.

Researchers have demonstrated that Motivational Interviewing performed better than advice giving 80% at the time and when measuring even brief encounters of 15 minutes or less. (Manthey, Jackson & Evans-Brown, 2011)

What are the learning outcomes of this workshop?

You will develop the necessary skills to be able to:

  • Explore ambivalence about your clients/workers ability to change.
  • Examine the pro’s and con’s about change.
  • Build confidence and the core communication skills necessary to work effectively with injured clients/workers.
  • Understand motivation and its key drivers.
  • Help promote client autonomy, engagement and choice.

Who is this workshop for?

  • Return to Work Coordinators
  • Human Resources Consultants
  • Front line Job Service Staff
  • Rehabilitation Coordinators
  • OHS Consultant
  • Disability Employment Services
  • Case Managers

 Register before 24 December 2014, to receive the early bird discount rate.

How do I register?

Please find attached a detailed brochure with registration information and costing details.


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