Full course description
Whether it is for diagnose someone or trying to understand people’s behaviour or success, interviews can be a rich source of information. However, when is a specific type of interview the best fit for the purpose that you have in mind? How to conduct such an interview? And what to do with all the information that you have gathered? This project will introduce you to a selected number of interview techniques, that can be used in different settings, focussing on motivational interviewing, scientifc interviewing and will shortly address medical/psychological intake interviews. Within workshops, you will practice to conduct and analyse different interviewing techniques. This project aims to inspire you to make optimal use of interviews in future work.
- Recognise when to use which conversation technique;
- Connect conversation techniques to various purposes;
- Recognise and explain different interviewing formats for different purposes;
- Organise and interpret the data gathered through interviews;
- Novice level application of basic and more advanced interview techniques in order to retrieve the required information.
This course is for students with a background or sincere interest in interviewing for different purposes: both for medical and psychological studies, as well as for the purpose of conducting qualitative research.
Materials available on Student Portal.