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Motivational Interviewing Level 1 -Edmonton


Thursday, March 9 - Friday, March 10

Alberta Teachers Association Barnett House11010-142 StreetEdmonton AB

Time: 9:00-4:00 p.m.

Alberta Home Visitation Network Association

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Motivational Interviewing Level 1

About Motivational Interviewing:

Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a way of working with people who are not ready to change. It is respectful and works to facilitate change by increasing a person’s own motivation. MI has been proven effective in over 60 controlled clinical research studies. MI has been used successfully with many behaviours: alcohol and drug abuse, smoking, exercise, diabetes management, heart disease rehabilitation, diet, FASD prevention, problem gambling, family violence and working with people who don’t have a home. MI has been found to be as effective (or more effective) than methods which take much more time and counsellor effort.

 About the Level 1 course

 This two day course builds on participants’ existing skills to increase comfort and confidence in working with reluctant changers. Participants will learn and practice the principles and basic skills of Motivational Interviewing. Participants will:

  • Learn the theory and research behind Motivational Interviewing
  • Learn and practice the 5 basic skills of Motivational Interviewing : opening a conversation, asking open-ended questions, affirming, listening reflectively and summarizing
  • Learn how the basic skills of Motivational Interviewing are used to help a client move towards change by working effectively with ambivalence.

 

Date: Thursday, March 9 & Friday March 10, 2017 (register by February 28, 2017)

Time: 9:00- 4:00 p.m.

Location: Alberta Teachers Association, Barnett House, 11010-142 Street, Edmonton AB

Fee:

AHVNA Members: $220.00 (does not include lunch)

Non Members: $295.00 (does not include lunch)

 

 

Register For Event!

Member Registration: $220

Non Member Registration: $295

Registration
Advance registration is required for all participants.

For more information or to register contact the AHVNA office
9321 Jasper Avenue
Edmonton AB T5H 3T7
Phone: 780-429-4787
Fax: 780-429-4784
Email: programassistant@ahvna.org

Payment: We accept payment by credit, cash or cheque. 
Please make cheques payable to:
Alberta Home Visitation Network Association