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Motivating the Unmotivated

Workshop: Motivating the unmotivated


This course is appropriate for AHPRA registered physiotherapists only*

*If unsure of your suitability, please email pd@physiotherapy.asn.au

Motivational interviewing (MI) is a person centred approach which utilises listening, empathetic responses and specific techniques aiming to elicit and strengthen personal motivation for change, as well as facilitating acceptance of situations that may not change. MI effectively helps clients to change unhealthy behaviours and "out performs traditional advice" in approximately 80% of the studies reviewed in a meta analysis and systematic review, undertaken by Rubak et al (2005). 

In this introductory workshop, participants will be provided with the theoretical background and techniques that underpin MI. Training strategies to develop Mi skills will utilised, in which participants will be expected to participate in practical sessions with other participants, undertaking mock interviews of various clinical case scenarios. 

The MI strategies utilised will be presented and discussed in a concluding brainstorming session.

Presenters Peter Roberts, FACP and John Baranoff, Psychologist

Date Saturday 27 October 2018

Time 1.00 pm-4.00 pm

Registrations close 14 October 2018


Location Address Dates
South Australia Kent Town Start date: 27 Oct 2018 13:00
End date: 27 Oct 2018 16:00
Victoria Test Start date: 27 Oct 2018 13:00
End date: 27 Oct 2018 16:00