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Masterclass on motivational interviewing for audiologists

This course is designed for those who wish to enhance their skills and knowledge on offering Motivational Interviewing (MI) in their day-to-day clinical practice.

motivational interviewing course

21-22 March

Birkbeck College, London

Six BSHAA CPD points (code: 8857)
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Course director: Dr Hashir Aazh
This course is designed for those who wish to enhance their skills and knowledge on offering Motivational Interviewing (MI) in their day-to-day clinical practice. Students will gain a wider spectrum of theoretical knowledge and clinical skills with regard to psycho-social aspects of hearing impairment and application of advanced evidence-based psychological skills in empowering patients through the process of audiologic rehabilitation. This course will outline the clinical application of MI in audiology.

Course highlights

By the end of this course participants should be able to:
  • Apply a wide range of basic counselling skills with a focus on empathic listening in order to build a good working alliance with patients.
  • Deliver flexible and strategic use of some core communications and counselling skills in the process of rehabilitative audiology.
  • Critically compare the conceptual framework and theoretical underpinnings of Motivational Interviewing (MI) with other psychological theories comprising: cognitive dissonance, reformulation of self-perception theory, Roger’s theory of necessary and sufficient interpersonal conditions for fostering change, and Transtheoretical model (stages of change).
  • Apply basic MI skills to improve hearing aid use and outcome.
  • Deliver audiology consultation sessions consistent with the process of MI comprising: engaging, focusing, evoking and planning.
  • Apply the Motivational Interviewing Treatment Integrity (MITI) tool as a training/quality monitoring instrument.
  • Use MI technique of elicit-provide-elicit (EPE) when sharing information with patients.
  • Critically discuss the principles of psycholinguistics and its relevance to MI.
  • Critically appraise the research evidence on MI.
  • Many more …
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Upcoming Dates for this event

  • Thu 21 Mar 2019
  • Thu 21 Mar 2019
  • Birkbeck, University of London, Malet Street, London