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Micro-counselling and Brief Intervention Skills - Toowoomba

by Insight

  • date & time

    Wed. 30 Oct 2019
    9:00 am – 4:30 pm

  • location
    Freshney House 1, Toowoomba Hospital, 154 Pechey St, South Toowoomba QLD 4350

This workshop uses a mix of case-studies, live-practice scenarios and video examples to explore the range of counselling techniques and skillsets required to form and maintain a therapeutic relationship with clients, conduct screening and brief interventions and have difficult conversations with clients and family members.

Topics covered include:

  • Active listening skills, including verbal and non-verbal communication
  • Recognising and overcoming barriers to effective communication
  • Conducting screening and brief interventions using FRAMES and brief motivational interviewing techniques
  • Managing challenging behaviours by utilising de-escalation and refusal skills 
  • Responding to common counselling dilemmas and client curveballs


Presenters: Margaret Ness


NB: Participants will need to provide their own lunch.


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