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DAAT (the Drug and Alcohol Action Team) is offering funded training to professionals:
Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a key tool in making behaviour change interventions effective.
As MI can be slightly counter-intuitive, your approach needs to be carefully considered so that the conversations you have don’t accidentally make change less likely.
This one day introduction will explore the theory behind MI so that participants understand why and how it works, and then will look at the key skills needed in order to start using this approach.
Motivational Interviewing has been defined as “a client-centred, directive method for enhancing intrinsic motivation to change, by exploring and resolving ambivalence” (Miller and Rollnick 2002)
Dates for training at Helford House, Threemilestone, Truro. Book via Eventbrite.
- Thursday 27 February, 9.30-4.30
- Thursday 5 March, 9.30-4.30
Alcohol Identification and Brief Advice
This training aims to give staff the confidence to raise the issue, knowledge of how to help people check their alcohol intake level, the tools to assess the risk level of someone’s drinking, and then how to help.
Staff in any services where alcohol is a common issue or a background factor for clients/customers, or families, and where someone may need help developing the motivation to change.
This is a free 3 hour course designed for front line staff who may come into contact with people with the potential indicators of alcohol problems.
Date for training at Helford House, Threemilestone, Truro. Book via Eventbrite.
- Wednesday 18 March , 9.30-12.30
Places are limited on both courses, so please ensure you are able to attend before booking.