Motivational Interviewing

30 Oct Motivational Interviewing

Cheryl Robinson | FourCAST
Jennifer Bain and Paul Schauber | CMHA HKPR



January 30, 2019 | 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM EST
February 27, 2019 | 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM EST


Peterborough Lions Community Centre | Sisson Room
347 Burnham St.
Peterborough, ON K9H 1T5

Course Description:

Join us for an introduction to Motivational Interviewing where we will explore how to enhance our conversation style with clients as they contemplate change. We will discuss topics such as how to explore ambivalence, roll with resistance, and elicit change-talk. Learn how to work within the Motivational Interviewing spirit where showing a genuine interest in the client’s perspective leads to further collaboration.

Facilitator Biographies:

Cheryl Robinson | FourCAST | Both Dates
Cheryl Robinson is a Registered Psychotherapist and has been working within the Addiction field for the past thirteen years. Cheryl has worked in various programs at FourCounties Addiction Services Team – Intake, Community Withdrawal Management, counselling, groups and as a liaison from FourCAST within a Crisis program.

Paul Schauber MSW, RSW | CMHA | Jan 30th
Paul is the Manager of the CMHA Health Team in Peterborough. Paul provides oversight to the team’s Intake department as well as the intensive clinical case management and community treatment order support services. Paul has worked in various clinical settings for the past 26 years with an emphasis on program development and implementation.

Jennifer Bain | CMHA | Feb 27th
Jennifer is the Program Manager for CMHA housing, property administration, and social enterprise. Jennifer has worked in the mental health field in a variety of settings for the past 10 years and brings a clinical background to her current position. Her knowledge of social determinants of mental health provides CMHA clients with an understanding of the daily struggles they have in order to maintain their housing and assists them through programming in developing adaptive skills in their recovery process.

Interactive Elements Included:

  • Videos
  • Small group work
  • Handouts
  • Powerpoint
  • Large group discussion
  • Brainstorms
  • Worksheets
  • Practice