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LIVE VIRTUAL Motivational Interviewing

Strategies for Supporting Change

Nov 02, 2021 (9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Central Time)

Online Live Virtual

Trainer: Danielle Forth

Price: $259.00 CAD (regular rate) + tax

Workshop Description

This is a live virtual event using Zoom, an online meeting platform. Please check system requirements prior to registering.

Offered through Crisis and Trauma Resource Institute

It is common for people to struggle and experience ambivalence when considering making a change or when others may be expecting them to make one. When those working in helping roles encounter this ambivalence in their clients, it is often interpreted as resistance and they may feel unable to respond in an effective way. By exploring the framework and strategies of Motivational Interviewing, this workshop will provide new ways to facilitate the change process in the people they work with. Motivational Interviewing is a method for helping people find their internal motivation for finding solutions to their problems. Participants will learn strategies that start from a place of empathy and draw on the client’s personal motivation to create their own goals for change.

Some of the Topics Included

  • Motivational Interviewing Principles
  • Understanding your Client’s Motivation
  • Listening to your Client
  • Foundational Skills: OARS (Open Questions, Affirming, Reflecting, Summarizing)
  • Recognizing and Supporting Change Talk
  • Four Processes of MI (Engaging, Focusing, Evoking, and Planning)
  • Common Traps to Avoid
  • Reflective Listening
  • Roadblocks to Listening
  • Approaching Ambivalence and Resistance
  • When to use Motivational Interviewing
  • Readiness to Change

Target Audience

This is an introductory-intermediate level workshop for social service and health care professionals, social workers, school personnel, and anyone supporting people.

Method of Delivery

Presentation, video, experiential practice, case study exercises, personal reflection, and small group discussions.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this workshop, participants should be able to:

  • Describe the principles of Motivational Interviewing
  • Recognize ambivalence and resistance
  • Identify change talk in clients
  • Identify strategies that support a client’s own motivation

 

*Please allow only the registered individual(s) to view workshop materials.

About the Trainer

Danielle Forth

Portrait of Danielle Forth

Danielle is a registered psychologist, consultant on happiness at work, and seasoned trainer. She has recently become a Certified Psychological Health and Safety Advisor with the Canadian Mental Health Association. Danielle has extensive experience in leadership and management positions and a keen interest in creating positive, healthy workplaces. She believes that great leadership is about creating workplaces in which people not only feel cared about, but are connected to their work and the company’s mission in a way that gives purpose, meaning and drives performance. In addition to her work with ACHIEVE, Danielle has a private clinical practice and is an active member of the Psychologically Healthy Workplace Committee with the Psychologists’ Association of Alberta. Inspired by her own love of learning, she draws on her leadership experience to create engaging and meaningful learner-centred workshops. Read blogs written by Danielle here.

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Venue

Online Live Virtual

Terms & Conditions

Cancellation Policy

Registrations cancelled seven or more days prior to the workshop/live stream are refundable, minus a $50.00 administrative fee. Alternatively, you may receive a credit to attend a future training. Cancellations less than seven days prior to the workshop are non-refundable. If at any time you are unable to take part in the event, you are welcome to transfer your registration to another individual at no extra cost. In this case, please notify achievecentre of the name of the alternate person.

We reserve the right to cancel an event due to unforeseen circumstances or under-enrolment. Liability is limited to a refund of workshop/live-stream fees only.

You Will Receive

Login details approximately 3-4 days prior to the event date, as well as a PDF e-manual, and a PDF workshop certificate.

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Concerns and Grievances

If concerns arise at any time throughout the registration process, please contact the achievecentre office directly at 204-452-0180, or email [email protected].

Special Accommodations for Disabilities

Please contact the achievecentre office directly at 204-452-0180 or [email protected] to discuss any special needs or accommodations you may require in order to have a positive learning experience.

Continuing Education Credit

While many associations and licensing bodies accept achievecentre workshops for continuing education credits, questions about approval should be directed to the specific association or licensing body for which you are requesting the credits. Credit hours: There are six continuing education credits earned for each day of training. For example, a one-day workshop earns six continuing education hours, while a two-day workshop earns 12 hours. A certificate will be awarded upon the completion of the workshop.
See our Continuing Education Credits page for more information.

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