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Approaches which Enhance Engagement.

Motivational Interviewing
Wednesday 27th November 2019, Full Day 09:00 - 16:00

Who is it for:

Behaviour leads, pastoral managers, heads of year, form tutors, behaviour and

learning mentors, attendance officers, family support workers etc


Areas Covered:

  • To develop skills for working with young people andparents who are disengaged, disaffected and/or ‘hard to reach’ and engaging them in aprocess of self-motivated change.
  • Motivational interviewing is a highly effective andevidence based approach for intervening with individuals who are ambivalent and/or resistant tochange.
  • It provides a set of theoretical tools for accessing, eliciting and supporting an individual’s commitment to self-motivated change.


Course Outcomes:

  • To understand the theory of motivational interviewing and the stages for change model.
  • To develop skills for engaging and motivating change.
  • To be able to use the stages fo rchange model to assess an individual’s readiness forchange.
  • To identify relevant skills and tasks for working with an individual relevant to their stage forchange

Dates: 27 November 2019

 Please contact paul.riddick@leicester.gov.uk for further information.

Duration: One full day. One hour coaching sessions available on request.

Fee: £150 per delegate plus optional 1 hour follow-up sessions @ £200 per hour per school up to a maximum of 4 sessions. 

All centrally run full day courses include a buffet lunch.


City Hall / Collegiate House or School / Setting


Course details:

Reference: SPCLCOUR2402
Date: Wednesday 27th November 2019
Time: Full Day 09:00 - 16:00
Cost: £150 per delegate (Leicester Maintained Schools)
£150 per delegate (All Other Schools - Non-Maintained)
Location: City Hall / Collegiate House or school / setting
Venue TBC nearer to course date.
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