Motivational Interviewing skills are relevant to all professionals whose job role involves facilitating a degree of change in clients, patients, offenders or staff, providing core skills and strategies to:
Motivational Interviewing is an evidence-based approach providing exactly the concrete skills necessary for ‘relationship based’ social work, actively promoting change, identified by the 2011 Monro Review of Child Protection & Research which can be found in our Document Library. The training is relevant to all experienced social work professionals.
Specifically for Assessed and Supported Year of Employment (ASYE) newly qualified social workers, Ignition has developed a Qualifications & Credit Framework (CQF) accredited Level 5 Award in Motivational Interviewing and Family Work.
Using Motivational Interviewing and strengths-based approaches is a key objective of NHS England for community services. Ignition has provided core MI training for the Family Nurse Partnership (FNP) in England and Scotland, ‘early adopter’ areas of the Healthy Child programme, and was Preferred Provider for the West Midlands Strategic Health Authority.
This training is suitable for any health practitioner whose job role involves some degree of facilitating change in patients or clients, often on ‘difficult’ subjects. Ignition also provides training on the use of MI in supervision.
We are delighted with how well received your sessions have been by our staff - they are keen to use it in practice and I know that our service users will benefit from it enormously. The staff have clearly gained a lot!
Motivational Interviewing provides a core platform for an effective and boundaried relationship in reducing offending behaviour through the facilitation of positive change. Ignition has provided MI training in prison and probation, in the UK, Estonia and Australia, since 1999.
The training is suitable for any professional working with offenders, in criminal justice, arts organisations, or community bodies, allowing examination of ‘problem’ behaviours in a respectful and productive way:
For information on Motivational Interviewing with victims and perpetrators of intimate partner violence and abuse please see our Domestic Violence & Abuse Training section.
Motivational Interviewing skills are relevant to a range of business communications issues including:
Ignition Associates are not just ‘role players’, but active facilitators of the learning, structuring the educational experience and providing specific skills coaching responsively within scenarios, and facilitation of peer group coaching and reflexive feedback from a strengths-based perspective.
I am part way through the training and I already feel it has greatly benefited my practice. I feel it is a practical approach to our practice and teaches skills some of us are unaware of or out of touch with. This is the best training I have had since qualifying in 2009. I would highly recommend it to ASYE students and already existing practitioners.