Integrating Motivational Interviewing and CBT

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Integrating Motivational Interviewing and CBT

28 April 2022 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Effectively blend motivational interviewing and CBT to achieve better client outcomes

Boost your effectiveness with clients by seamlessly integrating these two key approaches in alcohol and other drug treatment. Through this interactive one-day workshop, you learn where these two core approaches overlap and where they are unique and how to move seamlessly between them.

Learning outcomes:

  • Understand motivation and why people change, and the impacts on treatment outcomes
  • Describe how motivational interviewing and cognitive behavioural therapy can work in unison
  • Seamlessly integrate cognitive behavioural therapy with motivational interviewing
  • Apply motivational interviewing to improve outcomes from cognitive behavioural therapy

Who should attend:

This is a specialist skills workshop suitable for experienced and advanced practitioners and assumes basic knowledge of MI and CBT. We recommend you do our essential skills MI and CBT workshops before attending this workshop. This workshop is suitable for workers in clinical settings.

Facilitator: Paula Ross

Quotes from previous attendees:

I learned valuable new skills and have new knowledge, which I can integrate into my current practice. Specifically, integrating motivational interviewing with CBT and other interventions.


28 April 2022
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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1300 988 184
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