Motivational Interviewing and Change Theory Practice

Code: OLRN8480

Course description

Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a client-centred, collaborative, evidence-informed approach to counselling, focused on exploring and resolving ambivalence, and enhancing motivation to change. In this course, students study the application of MI in addictions and mental health. Practical skills, concepts and essential strategies of MI are integrated into clinical practice in order to promote behaviour change, and maintenance of gains. Case studies, demonstrations and experiential learning are used in the development of MI skills.

Course details

Hours: 45
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

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Fall 2019 registration opens July 8, 2019. Winter 2020 registration opens November 4, 2019.