Suggested time: 2-3 hours
OverviewThis topic discusses some relevant motivational techniques and looks at the strategy known as 'decisional balancing'. The strategy will help the learner to explore ambivalence as well as building a rapport with a young person. A role-play exercise is used to assist learners in developing these particular skills.
Key issues5.1 Introduction to some motivational techniques
5.2 Good things/less good things
5.3 Looking forward/future directions
5.4 Worst-case scenario/best-case scenario