Motivational Interviewing Skills Coaching – New Offering this Fall

Posted by on September 19, 2012 in News

Have you taken a course on MI and are looking for an opportunity for guided practice?

Do you want to stay updated with MI developments?

Responding to requests from training participants for additional practice opportunities, Change Talk Associates is offering two group coaching sessions focused on ongoing refinement of MI skills for those who have taken previous training. There are recent and significant changes in MI with the publication of two books: the 3rd edition of the MI core text, MI: Helping People Change, and MI in Groups.

Over two evenings you will get the inside scoop on what’s new, and practice your MI skills in a safe and supported small group context. We will focus on two of the newly outlined processes of an MI conversation, evoking change talk and shifting to planning – ‘sticky spots’ commonly identified by training participants. Upon registration, you will be asked for additional topics that we may be able to integrate into the sessions or consider for future topics.  

Participants will also receive a free copy of the ‘Value Cards’ and a letter of completion.


Download the MI Skills Coaching Poster to share with others


Who Should Attend?

Helping professionals who have taken an introductory level training in Motivational Interviewing and who want to refine their skills.

Date & Time

Tuesday, October 23, 2012, 7-9 pm
Wednesday, November 21, 2012, 7-9 pm

Vancouver Location

Multipurpose Room 1, Creekside Community Centre
#1 Athletes Way, Vancouver BC,
Paid underground and street parking available at location
Walking distance from Main Street skytrain station


Early bird registration before or on October 9, $75.00 plus HST
After October 9, $90.00 plus HST
A receipt will be provided

To Register

Phone: 604.716.6685 or 778.899.0418
**Register early as space is limited

Cancellation Policy

Registrations cancelled 7 or more days prior to the workshop are refundable, minus a $15.00 administrative fee. Alternatively you may receive a credit to attend a future training. Cancellations less than 7 days prior to the workshop are non-refundable. If at any time you are unable to attend, you are welcome to transfer your registration to another individual at no extra cost. In this case, please notify Change Talk Associates of the name of the alternate person who will be attending.

We reserve the right to cancel workshops due to unforeseen circumstances or under-enrolment. Liability is limited to a refund of workshop fees only. 

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