2-day training workshop

Monday 27th & Tuesday 28th January 2020
Amber Energy Lounge, Sophia Gardens Stadium, Cardiff, Wales

Stephen Rollnick, PhD

This workshop will be of interest to people in diverse settings & circumstances where conversations about change are an everyday reality.  It will include a basic overview of motivational interviewing (MI) and then turn to intermediate level practice and discussion.  It will include:

  • Overview of MI and its foundations in good practice in organisations, services, teamsand educational settings.
  • Review of key topics like core skills, change language and the four processes inchange conversations (engage, focus, evoke and plan).
  • Opportunity to practice skills
  • Exploring of hot topics including MI-consistent advice-giving, culture change inorganisation, brief conversations about change and how our emotional state affectsthe progress and outcome of conversations.

A wide range of learning methods will be used to create an enjoyable atmosphere for learning and sharing ideas. These will include demonstration, video observation, brief content lectures, discussion and focused practice.

Stephen Rollnick, Ph.D. is a retired clinical psychologist, co-founder of MI and currently Honorary Distinguished Professor in the Cochrane Institute of Public Health & Primary Care, Cardiff University, Wales. He was a practicing mental health psychologist in the UK NHS for 16 years, and pioneered the application of MI in health care. Over the last 25 years he has trained practitioners in diverse settings and cultures. He and William Miller have collaborated closely over this period, and produced three editions of the basic text on MI. Along with close colleagues they developed the international MINT network for trainers. Steve’s current work involves a book for schoolteachers, and one for sports coaches and consultation and training in sport healthcare.


Amber Energy Lounge, Sophia Gardens Stadium, Sophia Gardens, Cardiff, CF11 9XR.This is a spacious and modern facility, close to the city centre, with views over the county cricket ground and surrounding parkland.


£350 for 2-day workshop. Limited reduced rate places available for registered students and for groups.

This price includes training fees, morning and afternoon refreshments, and buffet lunch. This workshop is being run privately and is not associated with the any organisation or institution.


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