These courses are appropriate for health care practitioners, allied health care and peer support workers with direct client care responsibilities and who provide conversation/consultation about behavioural changes across a range of health-related issues.
This blended learning environment offers unique, immersive, simulation-based training. Learners will practice their MI skills and strategies on "patient-actors in treatment" while receiving coaching and performance feedback in real time from experienced MI coaches.
Other course features:
authentic learning tasks with structured and supportive materials
self-directed and facilitator-led learning
practice-based learning (practice-based-small group and practice-based-individual learning)
practice reflection tools
prior learning assessment and recognition (PLAR)
assessment of competence in the use of MI
Level 1: Introduction and application
Level 2: Application to care programs and services
Level 3: Adaptations in the treatment of psychological problems
Level 4: Supervision and consultation
Customized training experiences
CAMH Education will discuss individualized training needs with interested organizations.
The course is led by CAMH staff members from diverse disciplines in health care who are members of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT), an international collective of trainers in MI.
Courses are designed using multimodal formats and multimodal learning environments (in-person, online, webinars, video conferencing and blended learning).
Affiliation and Partnerships
These courses are held under the auspices of the Office of Continuing Education and Professional Development, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto.