Date: September 25, 2017
course is based on the four-process model of motivational interviewing based on the book, Motivational Interviewing: Helping People
Change (Third edition, 2013). The course prepares practitioners to implement the four-process model in
diverse practice settings
completion of this course, participants will be able to:
- discuss and critique each component of the MI four-process model from the perspective of the
client as well as the practitioner.
- use OARS skills
(open questions, affirmations, reflective statements, and summaries) to
identify and explore issues to be addressed in a patient encounter, including
the patient’s context and preferences.
- describe and differentiate
the concepts of “change talk”, “sustain talk” and “discord.”
- apply knowledge of the
therapeutic strategies used in the evoking process of MI in their practice
- elicit, reinforce and
respond to change talk and commitment language in a style consistent with MI in patient consultation sessions.
- apply six strategies to
respond to sustain talk in a style consistent with MI in patient consultation sessions.
- apply four strategies
to respond to discord in a style consistent with MI in patient consultation sessions.
- describe six signs of
readiness for the transition of moving from the evoking process to the planning
- articulate and describe
strategies for transitioning from the evoking to the planning process.
- analyze practice
experience, identify practice gaps and implement
changes to ensure performance improvement in the four processes of MI.
The course is appropriate for healthe care practitioners, allied health care and peer support workers with direct client care responsibilities, who provide conversation/consultation about behavioral changes across a range of health-related issues.
This course offers 29.5 hours of mixed mode learning,integrates five modules with a live web-based motivational intervieiwng treatment development clinic, and a practice-based individual
engaging and focusing processes
to sustain talk and discord
- It is expected that participants will have prior experience in counselling
and clinical communication skills. The program will not teach basic counselling
and therapy skills
- Participants will also
have completed introductory level training in the method and spirit of MI
Prior learning assessment and recognition (PLAR):
- To discuss PLAR options, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
The course is led by CAMH staff members from diverse disciplines in health care, and who are members of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT), an international collective of trainers in MI.
- Computer headset with microphone
Click on this web link to register
Group Learning program meets the certification criteria of the
- College of Family
Physicians of Canada
and has been certified by Continuing Professional Development, Faculty of
Medicine, University of Toronto for up to 32
- Royal College of
Physicians and Surgeons of Canada –Section 1: approved by Continuing
Professional Development, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
for 32 Section 1 Credits
- Canadian Counselling and
Psychotherapy Association: 28.5 continuing education hours
- Canadian Addiction
Counsellors Certification Federation: 28.5 continuing education hours
- The Ontario Association of Consultants, Counsellors, Psychometrists and Psychotherapists (OACCPP): 29 continuing education hours/credits
- Sandra Bennett (email@example.com) or firstname.lastname@example.org
- Tel: 416-535-8501 Ext. 36732