Motivational Interviewing for Groups

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Motivational Interviewing for Groups

This Level 3 two-day workshop is for MI-trained practitioners who want to integrate MI into group therapy. You will learn how MI can be used in a therapeutic group setting using exercises and you will experience working with the technique in a group. These exercises will address common group therapy issues such as how to build cohesion and work with different types of participants. It will also teach you how to monitor and respond to the needs of the group, the individuals in it, and the interactions between the group members.


    • Identify the basic concepts in creating a cohesive group;
    • Adapt the MI spirit, principles and tools to the group context;
    • Apply MI tools in a group context.

PrerequisiteThe Basics of Motivational Interviewing & Intermediate Motivational Interviewing workshops (or special permission)

Accreditation: 21 hours of OPQ continuing education credits

Language: English

Facilitator: Rachel Green, PhD, psychologist, member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT), the Association francophone de diffusion de l’Entretien Motivationnel (AFDEM) and an accredited facilitator by the OTSTCFQ (Order of Social Workers, Family, and Marriage Therapists of Quebec)

Length3 days, November 3, 4, 5, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Limit: 10 participants

Cost: $525 + tx

Location1857, de Maisonneuve West, Montreal, QC H3H 1J9 (Guy-Concordia metro) or at a location of your choice

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