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Motivational Interviewing 1 : The Spirit of MI

by Insight

  • date & time

    Tue. 9 Mar 2021
    9:00 am – 12:00 pm

  • location
    ONLINE: Zoom Video Conferencing

The Motivational Interviewing training is now broken into 4-part modules, with each session focusing on specific M.I. skills or topics. Each module comprises of one self-directed e-Learning and one Zoom session. There are also two follow-up Zoom calls, scheduled in the following weeks after workshop 1 &2, and workshop 3&4 . Participants will be able to seek additional feedback after applying their new M.I. skills in direct practice. To acquire a certificate for this training, participants are required to attend both Zoom sessions. The best learning outcomes will be achieved through completing these sessions in order.

MI 1: The Spirit of MI 
An understanding of the spirit is essential and will guide further learning and your practice. The first session will cover the underlying spirit of MI, along with the core skills. The core skills are used with other forms of counselling and across the four processes of MI.

Zoom sessions for this workshop: 

Tuesday 9 March 2021 - 9.00am - 12 noon and;

Tuesday 23 March from 1.00pm - 2.00pm.


MI : Spirit of MI e-Learning  

Other recommended learning: 

Foundational AOD Concepts (for those new to working in AOD) 

Micro-counselling e-Learning (for those without counselling experience) 

System requirements:

Prior to signing up to attend it is expected that you will ensure you are able to access a computer with an internet connection that will allow streaming of video. In addition, access to a web cam and microphone are required. (Details and instructions on how to join the meeting will be sent to all registered participants in the lead up to the session. To check out Zoom prior to training, please go to

This Virtual Classroom is open to QUEENSLAND workers only.

Presenters: Michelle Taylor and James Hoey.

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