Online Motivational Interviewing Training (2.5hrs) 2022

  • half day motivational interviewing training

Online Motivational Interviewing Training (2.5hrs) 2022


Program Details

Please note that this is a stand alone training session introducing motivational interviewing. If you would like detailed information and/or practice in motivational interviewing, please consider attending our one or two day training.

Dates: 15 March; 6 May; 8 August; 26 October; 8 December 2022*
Time: 12.30pm – 3.00pm (AEST)
Venue: Online via Zoom (a link will be sent to you closer to the time)
Cost: $100 per person (concession/student rates apply – please contact us)
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*Please make a note as to which training date you’re interested in attending…

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About the Course

Do you want to…

  • learn practical tips to gain client rapport quickly and effectively?
  • explore and resolve a client’s ambivalence, and prepare them for change rather than against change?
  • increase your own confidence, knowledge and skills in motivational interviewing?

If YES, then this training program is for you!

Please Note: To protect the privacy of the participants attending, and to encourage greater engagement and interactivity, this session will not be recorded.

Can’t Make Any of These Dates?

Then email us today to register your interest for future training.

Alternatively if you would like a session on motivational interviewing presented in your workplace, please contact us today.

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Product Description

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this interactive 2.5hours of training, you will be able to:

  • understand client behaviour and motivation to change
  • utilise practical communication skills to encourage conversation and support change
  • assess your client’s readiness to change through the transtheoretical model of behaviour change
  • utilise motivational interviewing skills to explore and resolve a client’s ambivalence
  • put motivational interviewing into practice

The training includes opportunities for reflection and review. Non-threatening group activities are incorporated to help reinforce learning.

Want Some Further Information about MI?

Then review our blog posts below which nicely summarise the key principles of motivational interviewing. The articles are as follows:

Who Should Attend

The online training is ideal for professionals who would like to:

  • increase their overall skills, knowledge and confidence in the principles and processes of motivational interviewing
  • effectively explore and resolve a client’s ambivalence and support behaviour change in a positive way
  • confidently prepare their clients for change with practical tips and strategies

The Professionals Who We Have Assisted

  • General Practitioners
  • Nurses
  • Allied Health Staff (OTs and Physiotherapists)
  • Health and Wellbeing Coordinators (for e.g. alcohol and other drugs (including nicotine addiction), weight management, physical activity, gambling, medication compliance)
  • Counsellors (including AOD), Psychologists and Social Workers
  • Oncology Professionals
  • Dietitians
  • Hearing Professionals
  • Oral Health Professionals
  • Vocational Consultants/Employment Support Consultants (for e.g. multiple sclerosis)
  • Health Service Providers/Professionals (who provide workplace health checks)
  • Outreach and Community Workers/Support Workers/Case Managers
  • Defence Personnel
  • Diabetes Educators
  • Health Promotion Officers
  • Pilates Instructors
  • Education Professionals

About Your Facilitator

Stavroula Zandes, Director

Stavroula has a background in psychology and counselling, and worked with the Cancer Council Victoria (Quit Victoria) for 20 years in tobacco control. Her roles initially included Quitline telephone counsellor, and as a Quit Educator running seminars for smokers in the workplace and community setting.

During her time at the Cancer Council, she also managed and delivered Quit’s training programs to a range of health and community professionals across Australia. As a result, Stav has trained thousands of professionals from various sectors… Her relationships with these organisations and Educators, inspired her to establish ‘Health & Wellbeing Training Consultants’ to continue to provide education and training in an area that she is deeply passionate about – people’s health and wellbeing.

Stav and her team provide a professional service and create a safe haven for learning – we are the perfect solution for your training and professional development needs, and look forward to working with you to help improve your confidence, knowledge and skills in motivational interviewing.

Read Stav’s full bio here.

What do previous participants have to say?

“This training was very insightful and engaging. The trainer is very clear and informative, and the tools that we were introduced to during the training have been very helpful in learning this framework.”

“I liked how Stav gave us the opportunity to practice our skills.”

“Liked the common sense approach – it was practical (lots of practical tips) and useful. I really enjoyed this.”

“Stav you are engaging and knowledgeable, and provided a valuable workshop.”

“Participating in this workshop gave me confidence in trying an approach that I hadn’t come across before! I can’t wait to try some of the communication tips with my clients.”

“I enjoyed the engagement level and think the practical activities allowed me to absorb more of the information…”

“Stav created a great learning environment and I would attend future presentations/professional development with her.”

Want to experience the same?

Then click the ‘Add to Cart’ button above and book in today to secure your spot, and to avoid disappointment!


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