Motivational Interviewing - Strategies for Supporting Change


This is an introductory-intermediate level workshop for social service and health care professionals, social workers, school personnel, and anyone supporting people.

By exploring the framework and strategies of Motivational Interviewing, this workshop will provide new ways for helpers to facilitate the change process in the people they work with. Motivational Interviewing is a method for helping people find their internal motivation for finding solutions to their problems. Participants will learn strategies that start from a place of empathy and draw on the client’s personal motivation to create their own goals for change. 

Some of Topics Included:

  • Motivational Interviewing Principles

  • Understanding your Client's Motivation

  • Approaching Ambivalence and Resistance

  • When to use Motivational Interviewing

  • Recognizing and Supporting Change Talk

Yukon University
500 College Drive, Whitehorse, Yukon, Y1A5K4, Canada (Whitehorse, YT) [ view map ]
Crisis and Trauma Resource Institute
Contact Info:
Public Workshop Coordinator
Paid Training
Additional Information:
Regular Rate: $299 Early Rate: $269 (Expires March 26, 2024)
How to Register:
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