Motivational Interviewing - Intermediate Skills Development Workshop

Saturday, May 12, 2018 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

Centre for Social Innovation - Annex, 720 Bathurst Street, Toronto

This skills training workshop is listed on Eventbrite and is $60.

Workshop: Experiential Development in Motivational Interviewing Skills (intermediate)

Taking place 10AM-4PM on Saturday, May 12, and 10AM-4PM on Saturday, May 19

This 2-day sequential Saturdays workshop will include:

  • A re-envisioning of why and how we communicate with others

  • A deeper view of MI as a communication method

  • Guided, experiential practice of new skills

  • Lean learning methodologies with debriefs and group interaction

  • Experience a range of MI-adherent, and non-MI-adherent skills as an interviewer, interviewee and observer


At the end of this session you will be able to:

  • Feel practiced and comfortable to use MI-adherent utterances in everyday conversations

  • Have the ability to hear resistance language; know & have practiced MI-adherent ways to respond

  • Have an understanding of why MI works, and a plan on how you can use MI in your life or work

  • Understand the “MI spirit”, and how it can reduce motivational damage from non-MI-adherent utterances


*This is an intermediate level training opportunity in Motivational Interviewing. If you have not attended our introductory workshop, please contact us and we can share introductory training availabilities.