Today is the first day of your training on Motivational
Interviewing and we warmly thank you for enrolling in this course!
By now, you probably
already know a lot more about it thanks to the introductory module “About
the Online Course”. If not, go check it out!
You will find
more detailed information on the course content and learning objectives, plus
you can introduce yourself and meet the other participants in this forum.
Don’t forget to fill out our Welcome survey
as well before you start the course.
Then it’s time
to get to work with Chapter 1 “The
chapter, we will work together to:
- Reflect on the
key traits of both good and bad helpers
- Learn a basic
definition of motivational interviewing
- Understand the
partnership view of the patient-doctor relationship
- Gain awareness of
how low therapist empathy impacts outcomes
- Appreciate the
importance of change talk and sustain talk
- Understand what
ambivalence is and its impact
We also hope you’ll participate in this week’s discussion, we are here to answer your
Don’t forget that Chapter 2 will
be available from Wednesday 5 June