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Motivational Interviewing M.I.
September 24, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm ISTFree
M.I. is a conversation about change. It is an evidence-based approach to assist people to move forward. The technique is designed to strengthen motivation for and commitment to a specific goal by eliciting and exploring the person’s own reasons for change. (Miller & Rollnick, 2013)
Interactive/experiential-based including role play, intrapersonal and interpersonal activities, self-reflection and linguistic analysis
10 participants / NYCI’s Members ONLY
Free of charge
Participants will be able to:
- Understand the application of Motivational Interviewing in a management setting
- Refine their own management style through reflection & activity
- Practise the core skills of Motivational Interviewing
- Use of open-ended questions
- Reflective listening
- Eliciting ‘Change Talk’
- Identify the key principles of Motivational Interviewing:
- Develop discrepancy
- Avoid arguments
- Roll with resistance/ambivalence
- Express empathy
- Support self-efficacy
Analyse the concept of ‘ambivalence’ among certain employees and considered the application of M.I. strategies to address these challenge
William is a member of the International Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT). He has over fifteen years’ experience as a senior manager in the area of education and social policy. He haspresented before the OECD and shared a vision from the TED stage.
M.I. can be employed across organisations; specifically, it can be adopted to manage underperformance and engage challenging team members. In many instances, formal disciplinary procedures can be avoided entirely. M.I. is also a tool that can be used on an everyday basis to improve communication and empathy.