Motivational Interviewing: Beginners

Estimated cost: R5001 – R10 000
Field Of Study: Family Medicine
Department Name: Family Medicine and Primary Care

Objectives:

The course aims to train practitioners in health behaviour change counselling (e.g. nurses, doctors, pharmacists, social workers, psychologists) using motivational interviewing. Specific objectives of the course are to:

Describe the principles and philosophy of MI
Achieve beginning proficiency in the guiding style and key MI skills
Use an assessment tool (MITI) to self-evaluate competency in MI

Entry Requirement: Professional 3-year Bachelor’s degree/Advanced Diploma or Equivalent Qualification
Certificate Type: Competence
Duration: 6 weeks
Presentation Language: English
Contact Person Name: M James
Contact Person Email: mariannaj@sun.ac.za
Contact Person Phone: (021) 938 9395
Latest Year Offered: 2017