Motivational Interviewing Intermediate
2 & 3 February – Glenavon Hotel, Cookstown This two day workshop is designed for those who want to develop or enhance their skills in supporting people to change their behaviour. Topics covered include: An understanding of the principles of motivational interviewing Reflecting on your current consulting style How to use reflective listening skills to elicit change-talk Recognising and rolling with client resistance An understanding of the process and psychology of change
14 February – Coleraine West Community Centre, Coleraine This one day training will be of benefit to those who work with young people at risk of contracting BBVs either through substance misuse or risky behaviour, ...view middle of the document...
Topics covered include: Why young people use What they are using Models and progression of drug use Statistical evidence of use in the Northern Ireland context Assessment Harm reduction and young people
Alcohol & Older People:
A hidden & neglected area
28 February – Larne Museum & Arts Centre, Larne This one day workshop will be beneficial to anyone working with or caring for older people who want to understand and respond more effectively to the unique needs of clients where there are concerns about alcohol and drug use. Topics covered include: Alcohol consumption by older people - ‘Myths and Realities’ How problems develop – hidden alcohol consumption Targeted interventions The way forward Ethical considerations Targeted interventions
All courses are free to anyone who lives or works in the NDACT area. That is, the local District Council areas of Antrim, Ballymena, Ballymoney, Carrickfergus, Coleraine, Cookstown, Larne, Magherafelt, Moyle and Newtownabbey.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org / Telephone: 028 7034 4934 Please note that places cannot be booked or reserved. Places are not allocated on a first come first basis. This is to ensure there is a diverse range of sectors represented in each session and where possible, from different localities across the Northern Area, as we need to encourage a wider spread of learning among all practitioners.
FUNDED BY THE PUBLIC HEALTH AGENCY IN SUPPORT OF NDACT’S LOCAL ACTION PLAN
A completed registration form must be received to confirm your interest in attending any of the courses. To receive a registration form please contact Geraldine Wills