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Motivational Interviewing in Addictions Inspiring Change through Conversation
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Title:Motivational Interviewing in Addictions: Inspiring Change through Conversation

29 & 30 August 2024, Thursday and Friday
(Registration closing date: 26 July 2024)

28 & 29 November 2024, Thursday and Friday
(Registration closing date:​ 1 Nov​ember 2025​​)​

Time:​9am to 5pm

NAMS Clinic, Meeting Room 1-3
(We are located at the Institute of Mental Health, 10 Buangkok View, Basement 1, Singapore 539747)

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Course Fee:
(Including 9% GST)

Healthcare Institution and NAMS Partner: $397.85 per participant
Others/ Private Institution​​:  $479.60 per participant

Two tea breaks per day will be provided.
Lunch will 
not be provided and participants can make their way to the canteen or nearby food courts/coffee shops

Trainer:Mr Viknesan SB , Senior Counsellor & 
Ms Jamie Susie Thomas​, Counsellor

Motivational Interviewing is a powerful therapeutic approach that empowers clients to explore their ambivalence towards change and move towards healthier  behaviours​. In the context of addiction, mastering MI techniques is essential for engaging clients effectively, building rapport, and facilitating lasting change.

This training program offers a practical and interactive learning experience, covering key principles and techniques of Motivational Interviewing tailored to the unique challenges of addiction settings. 

Key Training Components:

  • ​Introduction to Motivational Interviewing
  • MI in the context of Addictions: Ambivalence and the stages of change & Integrating MI with stages of change model
  • Building Therapeutic Relationships
  • Practical Application of MI Techniques
  • Addressing Resistance and Ambivalence
  • Integrating MI into Treatment Plans

​Suitable For:
Healthcare Professionals and Community Partners​

Applicants to register your interest to

NAMS Training Registration Form - For Company.xlsx

NAMS Training Registration Form - For Individual.xlsx

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