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Micro-counselling and Brief Intervention Skills - Ipswich

by Insight

  • date & time

    Mon. 22 Jun 2020
    9:00 am – 4:30 pm

  • location
    Ground Level, Plaza Auditorium, Ipswich Health Plaza, 15 Bell St, Ipswich QLD 4305

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: Dan Phillips and Jim Hunt

NB: Participants will need to provide their own lunch.

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