Motivational Interviewing and Change Theory Practice

Course Code: ADMH 5009

Academic Year: 2019-2020

Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a client-oriented, collaborative, evidence-informed approach to counselling focused on exploring and resolving ambivalence and enhancing motivation to change. In this course, students study the application of MI in addictions and mental health. Practical skills, concepts and essential strategies of MI are integrated into clinical practice in order to promote behaviour change and maintenance of gains. Case studies, demonstrations and experiential learning are used in the development of MI skills.