We are pleased to announce the upcoming workshop “Motivational Interviewing and the Stages of Change” delivered by Dr. Maya Obadia. This event will be held on March 1st-2nd, 2019 at the OACCPP office in Toronto.
This method is a useful resource in the toolkit of any mental health professional who wants to help clients decrease self-defeating or problematic behaviours! Motivational Interviewing has been shown to be effective at changing behaviours like:
- Gambling and sexual risk-taking;
- Management of substance abuse;
- Diet and exercise;
- Smoking cessation; and,
- Pain management.
This workshop will fill up quickly so it’s important you register soon in order to guarantee your seat.
This workshop is eligible for 14 Continuing Education Credits (CECs).
Cost: $240 + HST for OACCPP members
Date: March 1st-2nd, 2019
Time: 9:00am-5:00pm EST
Location: 586 Eglinton Avenue East, Suite 410, Toronto, Ontario
Lunch and refreshments included.
You can register below. Please note, space is limited.
Workshop Facilitator Biography:
Dr. Maya Obadia is a MINT certified Motivational Interviewing Trainer with extensive experience teaching Motivational Interviewing, Behaviour Change, and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy to a variety of audiences in a health and social services perspective. She received her PhD and MSc from the Institute of Medical Science at the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto and has completed clinical, teaching and research training at The Hospital for Sick Children, and Princess Margaret Cancer Centre in Toronto Ontario. Dr. Obadia also teaches both research methodology and health behaviour change to undergraduate and graduate students at the University of Toronto. She has been involved with many research studies looking at how to help people with chronic disease across the lifespan achieve health behaviour change. Specifically, her research focuses on helping patients adopt healthy behaviours post cancer treatments that are appropriate for longevity and future disease prevention. Dr. Obadia also has an active private practice in the same field.