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WEBINAR: Applying Motivational Interviewing Skills in General Practice

Tue 28th May @ 7:30 pm

Sydney North Health Network (SNHN) invites local GPs and Allied Health Professionals to this webinar. Motivational interviewing is a counseling method that helps people resolve ambivalent feelings and insecurities to find the internal motivation they need to change their behavior. This exciting evening is dedicated to supporting general practice staff to support their patients using Motivational Interviewing techniques. Attendees will learn about motivation and change, what Motivational Interviewing is and how to apply these skills in your practice to support your patients to generate positive change in their lives.

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DATE:
Tue 28th May


TIME:
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm


VENUE:

NSW
RACGP CPD POINTS:
This activity has been allocated 2 Category 2 points under the 2017-2019 RACGP QI&CPD program.

SPEAKERS:

DR ROBBY FULLERTON | Mental Health Triage Clinical Lead SNHN

Dr Fullerton holds a dual PhD in clinical and industrial-organisational psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology. He has practised as a clinical psychotherapist and organizational consultant in a range of settings, including San Diego County Mental Health Services, San Diego State University Counselling Services, TalentSmart, Odyssey House NSW and in private practice.

Facilitator

DR CHRISTINA MAREL | SENIOR RESEARCH FELLOW

Dr Marel is a Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Research Excellence in Mental Health and Substance Use, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre UNSW, where her research focuses on the management and treatment of co-occurring mental and substance use disorders. She recently led the development of the National Comorbidity Guidelines and accompanying online training program. Her work also focuses on long-term trajectories of heroin dependence and co-occurring mental disorders.

TARGET AUDIENCE:

GPs, Practice Nurses and Allied Health Professionals.

LEARNING OUTCOMES:
  • Understand motivation and change
  • Understand what motivational interviewing is and when it is useful
  • Learn core motivational interviewing skills
  • Be able to apply motivational interviewing skills in your practice
COST:
There is no cost for GPs or health professionals working within the SNHN region
ENQUIRIES:

Judy or Robi, Education Coordinators – 9432 8250 or events@snhn.org.au.


REGISTRATION IS MANDATORY FOR ATTENDANCE.