Health Care Provider Training


The following programs are available to support Health Care Professionals in learning how to move their patients through behavioural change strategies, resulting in improved management of their chronic disease. 


Advanced Motivational Interviewing

   This 1 day accredited workshop offers a dynamic interactive program to individuals who already possess knowledge and experience in motivational interviewing.



Basic Motivational Interviewing 

   This 2.5 hour workshop reviews the stages of change model of health behaviour and explores clinical strategies to incorporate core skills of motivational interviewing.



Choices and Changes:  Motivating Healthy Behaviours

    This workshop is for health care providers to understand the literature, theory and techniques for promoting change in health behavior. 



Craving Change™

   This program is an on-line training program for health care providers interested in delivering the "Craving Change" Program.



Impacts of Health Literacy on Patient-Centred Care©

   This interactive workshop is for health care professionals to build awareness of health literacy and it's impact on health outcomes. 



Mental Health First Aid

   This 2 day certified training course is an awareness and prevention program that teaches participants how to help someone who is showing signs of a mental health problem or is experiencing a mental health crisis. 















Moving Towards Change

   This program is a 1.5 day workshop with Dr. Michael Vallis with follow-up mentoring in your clinic setting by Nancy Becker-Hallford.



Moving Towards Change (Evening Program): Supporting Your Patient to Self-Manage

    This program is an evening workshop for health care providers with Dr. Michael Vallis, focusing on strategies you can implement in an 5 to 10 minute office or clinic visit.   



PEP Talk: Diabetes Healthy Feet & You

  This program is a 1 day workshop to become a "Certified PEP Trainer".  With this certification, you can lead 2 1/2 hour workshops for people with diabetes in preventing foot ulcers. 



Treating Patients with C.A.R.E.

   This 1 day program is for all staff members to learn ways to communicate in ways that will enhance satisfaction and encourage patient partnership.





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