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Mental Health Rights Manual

An online guide to help explain your legal and human rights in the mental health and human services systems in New South Wales.

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Recovery Oriented Language Guide

Words are important. The language we use and the stories we tell have great significance to all involved.

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Applied Motivational Interviewing

Course Fee: fully funded, free for all participants add

Duration 1 day
Course Outcomes
  • Explore the background and principles underlying motivational interviewing
  • Understand motivation and ambivalence and identify stages of change
  • Apply the principles and practices of motivational interviewing within the context of mental health and substance use
  • Develop core skills used in motivational interviewing for eliciting change-talk and strategies for ‘rolling with resistance and reluctance’
  • LearnĀ O.A.R.S techniques in practice
  • Understand and apply strengths-based language
  • Explore the decision-making tool of Decisional Matrix
  • Explore the Columbo Approach (Finding discrepancies)

If you have any questions or issues completing the registration form below, please contact us by email training@mhcc.org.au or phone 02 9060 9627.



Thank you for your interest. Registrations for this course are currently closed. If you are interested in attending this course at a future date, please email your details to training@mhcc.org.au. New course dates will be listed on our website as they become available, or you can subscribe to our Training newsletter to be notified.

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