Program

Motivational Interviewing

Motivational Interviewing

Motivational Interviewing (MI) is an empirically-supported therapeutic approach for helping clients resolve ambivalence and move forward with behavioural change. This course will focus on teaching the principles and spirit of MI to help practitioners develop skills to guide their clients through the change process.

Over the course of the program, you will learn about what underlies the spirit of MI, what skills and techniques are utilized within MI, and how to work with clients who are struggling with ambivalence and increase their desire and commitment to change. The course will include didactics, videotaped demonstrations, experiential exercises and practice, with an opportunity to reflect and build on your learning and receive feedback on your use of MI skills.

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What You’ll Learn

Through discussions and a variety of activities, you’ll gain an understanding of the principals and spirit of motivational interviewing to help move clients forward in the process of change.

You’ll learn to identify when and for whom motivational interviewing is likely to have the most impact and integrate MI skills with other approaches to change.

Program Overview

Active, reflective participation and collaboration in the in-class discussion is an essential requirement for your success in the course.

Program Length

1 month

Format

Online

Class Size

Under 30 Learners

Course Duration

4 Weeks

Effort

4-8 Hours per Week (varies)

Total Investment

$995

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Motivational Interviewing (MI) is an empirically-supported approach for helping clients resolve ambivalence and move forward with behavioural change. This course will focus on teaching the processes, principles and techniques of MI to help practitioners develop skills to guide their clients towards change. Over the four classes, you will learn about what underlies the spirit of MI, what skills and techniques are utilized within MI, and how to work with clients who are struggling with ambivalence and increase their desire and commitment to change.

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Who Should Enroll in this Program

This program has no formal prerequisites, but has been designed for healthcare professionals.

Most Commonly Related Occupations

Primary Care Practitioners

Professional Counsellors

Therapists

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