Study day Motivational Interviewing

Entry year
Course code
Professional/Short Course
School of Health and Social Wellbeing
Three days

Page last updated 12 October 2023


This three day Motivational Interviewing study day introduces the theory and evidence base related to behaviour change in the management of long-term conditions.

This study day will be supported by current theories and models of change; developing and maintaining change applying the principles of motivational interviewing.

Entry requirements

This course is suitable for health professionals working with a wide range of client groups, including allied health professionals, nurses, GPs and other medical practitioners.



Motivational interviewing techniques using practical examples will be demonstrated and practised.

Role play will be key to the practice element to illustrate and examine the techniques in action. Prior knowledge and contextual reading will be provided before the workshop commences.

Learning and Teaching

  • To be able to identify the key psychosocial impact of long term conditions on the person and their self management skills.
  •  To understand the significance of behaviour change in the management of long-term conditions.
  •  To understand the key features of models of behaviour change such as the social cognition and stages of change models, in predicting behaviour change.
  •  To demonstrate competence in using MI techniques.
  •  To appreciate the research evidence related to the effectiveness of such approaches in the management of long-term conditions.


Study facilities

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Prices and dates

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How to apply

How to apply

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Extra information

If the course you are applying for is fully online or blended learning, please note that you are expected to provide your own headsets/microphones.

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