Motivational Interviewing in the political sphere: Is there a case for using it in the world?

In this episode, we will explore if, where and how MI fits into the broader conversations about change

Tuesday November 29, 2022

07:00 PM in London

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Motivational Interviewing: Introductory and Refresher

This 2-day workshop will be of interest to people in diverse settings and circumstances where conversations about change are an everyday reality. It will include a basic overview of motivational interviewing (MI) with opportunities for further exploration of how MI skills can be developed.

Date: Thursday 30 March and Friday 31 March 2023, 9.30am – 5pm

Venue: SWALEC Stadium, Sophia Gardens, Cardiff, Wales, CF11 9XR

Trainers: Orla Adams & Stephen Rollnick

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Is there a theory to MI (part 2)

Training People in Motivational Interviewing: What have we learned over the decades?

Motivational Interviewing has been disseminated to an untold number of people around the world. In this episode Joel, Ange, Steve, Judith Carpenter, Nikki Cockren (USA), Molly Magill (USA), Steven Berg-Smith (USA), Margo Bristow (USA), Mike Portegous (UK) and Mary Hodorowicz (USA) take a look at Motivational Interviewing training over the years. We explore questions such as: What’s changed over time? What’s stayed the same? Virtual training versus face-to-face training, what’s best? Does everyone really need to be proficient in MI to be helpful?

MI and a Restorative Approach

Best friends with the potential for making an impact at home, school, and in sport? Join Joel, Ange, and Steve with special guests Andy Williams, Orla Adams, Steve Berg-Smith, David Rosengren and Ken McMaster for a bumper discussion on how to improve culture, relationships, and outcomes.

There’s no such thing as a dumb question? Ask us anything to do with motivational interviewing

Joel, Steve, Ange and a few guests are curious to know what your questions are about MI. We may not have all the answers but we will give it our best shot. So come along with your ideas and questions and we will start the new year with a new conversation.

MI Behind Bars: Motivational Interviewing In The World Of Corrections

Steve, Ange and Joel along with Jennifer Luther (USA), Michael Clark (USA), Ken McMaster (Aotearoa/New Zealand) and Fredrik Eliasson (Sweden) take a look at the past, present and future of MI in area of corrections. This freewheeling and, at times, personal conversation covers a lot of ground..

Collateral damage from good intentions – when attempts at helping cause harm

In this third part of the Inside The Conversation of Change, Joel, Steve, Ange, Denise Ernst, Molly Magill and Patrick Berthiaume (anyone else?) and friends discuss the idea of harmful conversation, exploring when attempts at helping accidentally cause harm.

Inside the conversation about change: What is helpful? Where does hope come in? What is harmful?

In this episode of MIB, Joel, Steve, Ange along with Molly Magill, Denise Ernst and friends take a look into what happens in our conversations about change.

MI and Addictive Behaviours Revisited: What Has 38 Years of Research, Practice and Training Taught Us?

In this episode of MIB, Steve, Joel, Ange, and other guests explore how MI has changed the way we understand and treat addictions.

MI Across Cultures: What Makes MI Appealing To Many People Around The World

In this episode Steve, Angela, Joel and guests from around the world explore what it is about MI that crosses languages and cultures.

Does listening save time?

Joel, Steve and friends explore the myths and realities of making the best use of helping time.

Behaviour Change: Is That All That Matters?

Joel, Steve and guests wonder why behaviour change is the outcome people so often focus on? What effect does this have on us and the people we speak with? have researchers, trainers and policy people gone down the wrong path?

Compassion Fatigue: What’s Going on Here?

Joel, Steve and some guests explore the psychological costs of caring and helping people. What is compassion fatigue and how to know if we got it?

Steve lives in Cardiff, Wales and is a clinical psychologist and co-founder of Motivational Interviewing. He is an Honorary Distinguished Professor in the School of Medicine in Cardiff University, UK.

Joel lives in Christchurch, New Zealand and is a practicing clinical psychologist and MI trainer. He holds the Adjunct Associate Professor position with the Centre for Applied Psychology, University of Canberra, Australia.

Virtual Learning in the Time of COVID: Where to From Here?

For over a year now people have been pushed towards learning new information and skills on line in virtual classroom and workshops. In this episode we explore the world learning new skills through online workshops and classrooms.

The therapeutic cocktail: Can blending approaches lead to better outcomes?

Joel, Ange and Steve along with some special guests tend the bar on this conversation about the science and wisdom of integrating therapeutic approaches. Exploring what research and practice has taught us about the benefits and barriers therapy integration.

Hesitating? COVID vaccination and how to approach ambivalence

Joel, Steve, Angela and Russell circle around the widespread challenge of how you speak with people who feel uncertain about a decision. Special guests, panel discussion and spontaneous exchanges.

Mentoring, Coaching and Motivational Interviewing: Synergy and More

Joel, Steve, Angela, Russell & guests highlight the synergy and how conversations can empower both you and the people you speak with.

At The Crossroads: MI and Life Transitions

Whether it is leaving home, starting a new career, moving to a new community or changing your drinking, our lives are full of smooth and complex transitions. In this episode of MI & Beyond Joel, Steve, Russell and with a couple of special guests explore the experience of moving from what is known into the unknown.

Praise and Affirmation: A deep dive

What’s the difference, and does it matter?

Joel, Steve, Russel and a special guest circle around a topic that could have a major impact on coaching, teaching, parenting and counselling. All jargon to be clarified. Spontaneous contributions will be welcomed.

It’s not what you say, but how you say it

Bad experience can be the best teacher. Joel Porter, Steve Rollnick, Russell Calderwood, David Rosengren & others discuss the importance of learning from experience and language in working with people in the classroom, therapy office and playing field.

What makes for an effective therapist, sports coach and teacher?

What are the common links? What does research tell us? Joel and Steve unpack the answers with three top-notch practitioners. Interviews, panel, Q&A and more.

Supporting Autonomy: How Long is a Piece of String;

Do you ever wrestle with these questions?

When people are making risky decisions what am I supposed to do? Why should I think about autonomy when my clients just want me to tell them what to do?

Joel and Steve take a deep dive and explore the depths of supporting autonomy in counselling, teaching, corrections and coaching.

With our guests, we will work through the What, Why and How of supporting autonomy and how it relates to getting better outcomes.

Listening in a Time of Uncertainty

Joel and Steve have some experiences to talk about from the worlds of psychotherapy, counselling, sport and parenting. We want to make the links between them and promote good practice.

Sport and Empathy

How come something that costs nothing is not more widely used in sport? Joel and Steve are sports nuts and might not agree about what’s going on here.

Giving Advice and Feedback: Sport, School and Beyond

Joel and Steve step away from consulting rooms to wonder how to improve feedback and advice-giving in everyday life. Both agree that this is an art and skill well worth developing.

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