Dr. Stephen Rollnick visit to New Zealand in May 2013 – Mark your diary now! | HMA

Dr. Stephen Rollnick visit to New Zealand in May 2013 – Mark your diary now!

We are delighted to let you know that HMA will be hosting a three city visit to New Zealand with Dr Stephen Rollnick, who along with Dr. William Miller developed the thinking around motivational interviewing. The dates will be:

Workshop Title: “Motivational Interviewing: Overview & Update”
In this workshop Dr Rollnick will focus has been on how MI might be adapted to improve everyday practice in diverse settings. In this workshop he will use a wide range of teaching methods to:

  • Review the origins, spirit and content of MI
  • Illustrate, demonstrate and discuss core skills
  • Present the new 4-process framework for MI
  • Consider broader integration into systems of care
  • Address some hot topics of concern to participants

For those outside of New Zealand, Stephen is also visiting the following places while ‘down under’.

  • Melbourne – ISMI, 13-14 May (this will coincide with the International Symposium on Motivational Interviewing)
  • Perth – 20 May
  • Hong Kong – 22-23 May
  • Singapore – 24 May

Stephen Rollnick is a clinical psychologist and Professor of Healthcare Communication in the Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Cardiff University. He was a practicing psychologist in the UK National Health Service for 16 years, and then became a teacher and researcher on the subject of communication.  He has written books  on Motivational Interviewing (Miller & Rollnick, 1991; 2001; 2012),  Health Behaviour Change (Rollnick, Mason & Butler, 1999) and more recently,  Motivational Interviewing in Healthcare (Rollnick, Miller & Butler, 2007). His main interest is in challenging consultations in hospital and primary care settings.  He has published widely in scientific journals and has taught practitioners in many countries and continents.  His current interests include the training of practitioners who treat children with HIV-AIDS in African countries, and the development of software-driven learning programmes for practitioners.  He grew up in Cape Town, South Africa and lives in Cardiff, Wales.

This will be an event not to be missed. Enrolments are now open.

For bulk bookings please email lynette.money@hma.co.nz



Published on Thursday, January 3rd, 2013, under Announcements, Motivational Interviewing

4 Responses to “Dr. Stephen Rollnick visit to New Zealand in May 2013 – Mark your diary now!”

  1. Wendy Miller-Burgering says:

    Hi Ken

    Can you tell us where it is likley to be and how much. As you know we need to plan the budgets


    • Ken McMaster says:

      We are trying to keep the costs as low as possible for this workshop through partnering with Auckland University to provide a reasonably priced venue. We will have final cost details available by the end of the January. Ken

  2. Tracey Eccles says:

    Hi missed this visit, when are they coming back to NZ?
    Cheers Trace

    • Ken McMaster says:

      Hi Tracey, we have no plans for a return visit but we will be putting on a number of public MI workshops over the next few months. Se will use the blog to notify these.

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