Peterborough Council Learning & Development Services

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CS 1-Day Introduction to Motivational Interviewing

Venue - Virtual Classroom, Sand Martin House, Bittern Way, Fletton Quays
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Target Audience
PCC Children's Services Specific - All Staff
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Course Types
Course categories
Children's Services
Children's Social Care
Course description
Aimed at Early Help, Youth Services, Assessment and Children in Care Teams
Training objectives
Learning outcomes
This 1 day course, delivered Zoom, will introduce practitioners to the theory, spirit and principles in using Motivational Interviewing and will be interactive with whole group and small group discussions using break out rooms.

The learning outcomes for the session are •Understand and explain the Motivational Interviewing approach

• Discuss and apply the Core Spirit and Principles of Motivational Interviewing
• Demonstrate understanding of Core skills: open-ended questioning, affirmations, summarising, reflective listening, sustain talk/discord and change talk
• Describe the Change cycle/model
• Apply the approach in their own area social care/work practice with children, young people and families.
• Know where to find additional information and support
Additional Information
Start Date
Monday 11 July 2022
End Date
Monday 11 July 2022
Closing Date
Sunday 10 July 2022
09:30 - 16:30
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