This course outlines both motivational interviewing (MI) and behaviour change skills whilst addressing additional common motivational issues and strategies. The use of Force Field Analysis is outlined as a motivational assessment tool and the issue of motivating antagonistic clients along with low mood/inactive clients is explored. The course has broad applicability for a range of client groups – from offenders to those with mental health problems, from adolescents to working with older people.
A one day training course designed to empower you to motivate your clients and patients. You’ll be taken through a range of issues, strategies and tips designed to improve your motivational strategies whatever your client group –from treatment non-compliance through offending behaviour to working with those with severe mental health problems. This evidence-based seminar will address the following issues:
Practical ideas developed from Motivational Interviewing (M.I.), environmental psychology and learning theory
Effective evidence-based strategies for all practitioners - whether working in long term therapeutic relationships or with brief 5 minute contacts
Learn to motivate clients who do not want to talk to you or even be in the same room as you!
Video demonstrations of techniques
Numerous worksheets to take away and start using immediately to motivate your clients
Learn how doing LESS can motivate your clients MORE
Discover the research on how what your client SAYS increases what they DO afterwards… and how to get them to say it!
Prevent and manage resistance more effectively
Learn how to make goal setting work and feedback more effective as motivating factors
Paul Grantham with Bill Miller and Steve Rollnick at MI Conference, 2012 Cardiff.
See Paul’s post about the Conference on SDS Blog: http://sdsmedia.blogspot.co.uk/
“Excellent in all aspects – practical ideas – will be implemented.” CJ, Dietitian
“I did come not thinking that I would take much from the course considering my role in condition management & techniques already used. I WAS WRONG. I am looking forward to returning to work to practice techniques, ideas and skills I have learnt. Thank you.” EA, Condition Manager
PLEASE READ CAREFULLY BEFORE THE COURSE
IMPORTANT! THIS IS A BPS APPROVED COURSE AND ALL THE TRAINING HOURS OF THIS COURSE SHOULD BE COMPLETED IN ORDER TO QUALIFY FOR THE BPS APPROVED CERTIFICATE.
Please make sure that you arrive in time for 9.30 AM start (sharp!). Your late arrival might result in you not been eligible for the BPS Approved Certificate.
The same applies to the finish times. Make sure that your travel arrangements enable you to be present until 4.30 PM every day of the course.
We very much appreciate your co-operation on this matter.
Every day consists of the morning session (starting at 9.30 AM sharp!) and afternoon session (finishing at 4.30 PM strictly).
Refreshments provided during your morning (11.15) and afternoon (14.45) break.
Lunch break (1 hour) – lunch by own arrangements (12.30 – 13.30).
Due to the INTENSIVE NATURE of this training we advise you to have extra drinks of water with you and layers of clothing to adjust effectively to the temperature in the room.
• How do we currently try to motivate clients
- Outline of common styles
- Strengths and limitations of such styles
• Arousal & Motivation
- Yerkes-Dodson & the 21st century
- Why are ‘low energy’ clients unmotivated and what can be done about it?
- Force-Field Analysis: A powerful tool for assessing & increasing motivation
• Stages of change model & implications for motivational strategies
• Pre-Contemplators: The forgotten client group
- Why do we have totally unmotivated clients
- General principles for motivating "unmotivated clients"
- "Depressed", "Inactive" & "Low Energy" clients
- "Rebellious", "Compulsory Attendance" clients.....or ones who simply hate you
• Video illustration
• Working with uncertain or ambivalent clients
- Key principles and attitudes on information giving and handling resistance
- The role of motivational statements and how to elicit them
- Working with clients with variable motivation. Video illustration
• Goal setting & Feedback For Increasing Motivation
- Powerful tools for good and bad
- Making goal setting more effective
- Increasing the effectiveness of feedback
Paul Grantham Consultant Clinical Psychologist
Paul Grantham is a clinical psychologist with vast clinical and training experience. With degrees from Oxford University and the University of Sussex, Paul trained as a Clinical Psychologist at Liverpool University. He has worked extensively within the NHS for many years as a clinical psychologist within a wide variety of services and headed one of the first UK research projects designed to help clients withdraw from benzodiapine addiction. He has subsequently worked in primary care, mental health, forensic, substance misuse and physical health as both a clinician and manager. He has trained staff in health care, social services, local government and education around the UK and abroad. Over 90,000 professionals have worked directly with him. Paul has also designed and facilitated clinical supervision systems across a number of UK services. He has a wide range of current interests including: client resistance, resource based therapies and personality disorders. He has also presented and written on a range of psychological issues - from psychological interventions post-stroke to the application of solution focused work with complex clients.
Paul is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist, a Senior Associate of The Royal Society of Medicine and is an Accredited CBT Therapist. An extremely informed, clinically experienced and humorous speaker he is known for his emphasis on the practicalities rather than just the theory of client-based work. Paul is the Chair of the BABCP Dialectical Behaviour Therapy Special Interest Group.
Paul is the founder and Director of The Skills Development Service Ltd and one of the most popular and inspirational tutors in the field of psychological skills training.