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Motivational Interviewing (MI) for Opioids and Other Forms of Substance Dependence

 
 

 Description/Learning objectives

 

Course Description
 
This course explores the use of motivational interviewing to improve the care of patients and the quality of service in the treatment of opioid addiction and other forms of substance dependence.
 
Course objectives
 
 
  • Define and crifique the clinical method of motivational interviewing, indicating its purpose, how it is used and how it works.
  • Estabish therapeutic relationships with clients that are characterized by partnership, acceptance, compassion and evocation.
  • 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.
  • Provide information and advice in a style consistent with motivational interviewing.
  • Elicit, reinforce and respond to a client's change talk and commitment language in a style consistent with motivational interviewing.
  • Respond to sustain talk and discord in a style consistent with motivational interviewing.
  • Devleop, monitor and revise a personal learning plan to enhance professional practice.


MI Course brochure_Opioids and Other Forms of Substance Dependence.pdfMI Course brochure_Opioids and Other Forms of Substance Dependence.pdf

 

 Target audience

 
​This course is for health care professionals who provide conversation/consultation about change in the treatment of opioid addiction and other forms of substance dependence.  This includes physicians, psychiatrists, pharmacists, nurses, social workers and counselors.
 

 Time/Date/Location

 
​Participants can choose between online or blended learning formats.

Online learning (web-based)
This combines online, self-directed learning with live, web-based interactive simulations, seminars and workshops.
  • March 23 - May 15, 2015


Blended learning

This combines online, self-directed learning with a one-day workshop and live, web-based interactive simulations.


  • September 1 - October 2, 2015 and
      September 19, 2015 (one-day worksho in Toronto)
 

 Delivery method

 

Participants can choose between online or blended learning formats.

 

 Cost

 

Online learing (web-based), $575.00

Blended learning, $650.00

 

 Faculty

 

The course is led by CAMH staff from diverse disciplines in health care, and who are members of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT), an international collective of trainers in motivational interviewing and related methods.

 

 Requirements/Prerequisites

 
Participants must have knowledge of the transtheoretical model of behavior change, also known as the "stages of chang", and must have completed courses in opioid dependence treatment and/or addiction education and counseling skills.
 

 Certification/Credits

 
  • This course is a stand alone course
  • It also qualifies as an elective for the Opioid Dependence Treatment Certificate Program
 

 Accreditation

 

Information on continuing education credits will be provided.

 

 Affiliation/Partnerships

 
This course is held under the asupices of the Office of Continuing Education and Professional Development in the Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto.
 

 Course resources

 
  • Purchase of the textbook is required: Miller, W.R. & Rollnick, S. (2013). Motivational Interviewing: Helping People Change (3rd Ed.). New York: Guilford Press.


  • Computer headset with microphone.


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 Registration

 

Refunds for advance (prior to start date) cancellation will be subject to an administrative fee of $100.00

Withdrawals from a course are accepted within the first week of the start date and is subject to an administrative fee of $150.00

The course will be cancelled if the minimum number of registrants is not met.  You will be notified at least three weeks prior to the start of the course if the course is cancelled.

Cancellation/withdrawal notice must be communicated in writh by email to:

robyn.steidman@camh.ca

Online learning (web-based)
This combines online, self-directed learning with live, web-based interactive simulations, seminars and workshops.

  • March 23 - May 15, 2015


 

Blended learning

This combines online, self-directed learning with a one-day workshop and live, web-based interactive simulations.



Please click to below to register for this course:

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 Contact

 

Sandra Bennett

416-535-8501 x36732

email: sandra.bennett@camh.ca

email: courses.help@camh.ca

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