Toronto, ON Canada Intermediate

MI Intermediate Training


Workshop: Experiential Development in Motivational Interviewing Skills (intermediate)

Taking place on:

Day 1 - 10AM-4PM on Sunday, December 2

Day 2 - 10AM-4PM on Sunday, December 9


This 2-day sequential Sundays workshop will include:

  • A re-envisioning of why and how we communicate with others

  • A deeper view of MI as a communication method

  • Guided, experiential practice of new skills

  • Lean learning methodologies with debriefs and group interaction

  • Experience a range of MI-adherent, and non-MI-adherent skills as an interviewer, interviewee and observer


At the end of this session you will be able to:

  • Feel practiced and comfortable to use MI-adherent utterances in everyday conversations

  • Have the ability to hear resistance language; know & have practiced MI-adherent ways to respond

  • Have a deeper understanding of why MI works, and a plan on how you can use MI in your life or work

  • Understand the “MI spirit”, and how it can reduce motivational damage from non-MI-adherent utterances

Vince Schutt is a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT) a global network of trainers in motivational interviewing. Vince is a behavioural chance specialist and co-founder of Enviromentum, a project of Tides Canada. At Enviromentum Vince applies his knowledge of behavioural science evidence in a number of programs in collaboration with TDSB as an official partner, Ryerson University, Toronto Environmental Alliance (TEA), Citizen's Climate Lobby (CCL), Peel Region and more. Vince is committed to advancing motivational interviewing as a way to rethink how we communicate environmental concepts at a societal level.

*Basic knoweldge of Motivational Interviewing such as OARS, and change talk is a prerequisite to this workshop. If you are unsure if this workshop is for you, please contact us and we can evaluate if this is the right opportunity for you.


Enviromentum is a project on Tides Canada’s shared platform. Charitable registration number 130560188 RR0001

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Centre for Social Innovation - Annex 720 Bathurst St. Meeting Room #4 (large room on 3rd floor) Toronto, ON M5S2R4
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2 Dec 2018 - 10:00am
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