1. Welcome to Manage with Motivation

    2. Course design

    3. Change Plan

    4. Welcome aboard!

    5. Join your community here

    1. Module release schedule

    1. 1.1 - Behaviour change basics

    2. 1.2 - Advice Giving: Is there a place?

    3. 1.2 - Advice giving done the right way

    4. 1.3 - Your role as a practitioner

    5. 1.3 - Active listening

    6. 1.4 - How adults learn

    7. 1.5 - Characteristics of the adult learner

    8. 1.4 - Checklist for a good class

    9. 1.4 - Checklist for a poor class

    10. 1.6 - Is your client ready to change

    11. 1.6 - How would you respond

    12. 1.6 - Topics of behaviour change

    13. 1.7 - Active Listening - a key component

    14. 1.7 - Roadblocks to communication

    15. 1.7 - Principles of person centered care

    16. 1.8 - Myths about listening

    17. 1.9 - Barriers to listening

    18. 1.9 - Communication Barriers Solutions Checklist

    19. 1.10 - Levels of listening

    20. 1.11 - Listening and you

    21. 1.12 - The listening process

    22. 1.13 - Becoming a better listener

    23. 1.13 - Successful expectations of the listener

    24. 1.13 - Successful communication expectations of the listener

    25. 1.14 - Tips to help your audience listen

    26. 1.15 - Checklist for listening

    1. 2.1 - Intro to MI

    2. 2.1 - My aspirations activity

    3. 2.2 - What MI & what it is not!

    4. 2.2 - MI is not appropriate for.pdf

    5. 2.3 - Communication Styles

    6. 2.3 - Communication Styles

    7. 2.4 - Self - Evaluation- Spirit of MI

    8. 2.4 - Spirit of MI - Partnership

    9. 2.4 - Optional Video: Carl Rogers on empathy

    10. 2.4 - Spirit of MI - Acceptance

    11. 2.4 - Spirit of MI - Empathy statements

    12. 2.4 - Spirit of MI - Compassion

    13. 2.4 - Spirit of MI - Evocation

    14. 2.4 - Spirit of MI - Evoking statements

    15. 2.4 - Spirit of MI - Affirming statements

    16. 2.4 - Spirit of MI - Autonomy statements

    17. 2.4 - Spirit of MI at a glance

    18. 2.5 - Processes of MI - Engagement

    19. 2.5 - Processes of MI - Engaging example

    20. 2.5 - Processes of MI - Focusing

    21. 2.5 - Processes of MI - Bubblesheet

    22. 2.5 - Processes of MI - The ONE Thing

    23. 2.5 - Processes of MI - Evoking

    24. 2.5 - Processes of MI - Evoking Change Talk

    25. 2.5 - Processes of MI - Planning

    26. 2.5 - Processes of MI - Affirmation stems

    27. 2.5 - Processes of MI - Action Planning Worksheet

    28. 2.5 - Processes of MI - Change Plan

    29. 2.5 - Processes of MI

    1. OARS Core Skills Overview

    2. 3.1 - Core MI Skills - Open ended questions examples

    3. 3.1 - OEQ - Core skills to master MI

    4. 3.2 - Affirmations - Core skills to master MI

    5. 3.2 - Affirmations - Worksheet

    6. 3.3- Core skills to master MI - Reflections

    7. 3.3 - Reflection stems

    8. 3.4- Core skills to master MI - Summaries

    9. 3.5 - Core skills to master MI - Information Exchange

    10. 3.6- Putting it all together

    11. 3.6 - Core MI Skills - E-P-E Model

About this course

  • $449.00
  • 103 lessons
  • 11.5 hours of video content


Alka Chopra, RD, CDE

Registered Dietitian, Certified Diabetes Educator & Creative Entrepreneur

I like to call myself "A Selfcare Dietitian"!
Incase you are thinking that selfcare is taking care of yourself only for your physical & mental health, I will differ with you. In my world "Selfcare" also means taking care of yourself professionally. When you are professionally satisfied it has a positive impact on your physical & mental health.

In the various roles that I have had in my career as a clinical dietitian, as a chronic disease program manager and professor, the one thing that kept coming back to my role/s was designing and facilitating professional trainings. Slowly but surely this became an integral part of my life. I was really enjoying the creation and facilitation process. That became an outlet for my creative outlet. And that is how this idea of creating courses and professional trainings came by.

Hi there, my name is Alka Chopra and I am a Registered Dietitian & a Certified Diabetes Educator. I have a keen interest in adult education and have been working steadily towards refining my skills to teach & train adults.
I hold the following certifications that are all embedded in adult education.

IHC Trainings (Institute for Healthcare Communication):
* Choices & Changes Faculty Trainer

CCMI Certifications (Centre for Collaboration, Motivation and Innovation):
* Brief Action Planning Trainer
* Motivational Training Trainer

Other relevant certifications:
* Certified Diabetes Educator
* Leader Trainer: Stanford Chronic Disease Self Management Program
* Licensed Facilitator: Craving Change
* Certificate of Training in Adult Weight Management- Level 1

It is my hope that all courses and trainings in my school will be of great support to you personally and professionally.

So, go ahead and explore the courses, webinars and trainings.

With all good wishes

CDE Competency Checklist

By attending this workshop you will be meeting these competencies as laid out by the Canadian Diabetes Educator Certification Board. For other boards please check your board respectively

Category: Education/Research

Competency Number
8A Applies principles of learning to the development of client management plans. 2-A
8B Adapts management strategies based on principles of motivational interviewing. 2-A
8C Applies knowledge of the social determinants of health to diabetes management. 2-A
8E Identifies appropriate use, advantages and disadvantages of various teaching and facilitation methods. 2-B
8G Applies the principles of behavioural change to diabetes management. 2-A

Social proof: reviews

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it relates with how client is motivated t o change, and how we engage to motivate them

Sonia Hernandez

makes me reflect on my practice, what I am doing and what do I need to improve..

makes me reflect on my practice, what I am doing and what do I need to improve..

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Defining Motivational Interviewing & Communication Styles

Denis Rodrigue

Excellent information that I stated to apply in my practice.

Excellent information that I stated to apply in my practice.

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  • Will I be able master MI skills in this training?

    Motivational Interviewing is a skill that you master over time. You will need to practice & with time you will be able to master it. You will need to consiously integrate it into your practice to gain more confidence.

  • Can I call myself a Certified MI trainer after this training?

    You are welcome to share your skill with your peers/colleagues. However you cannot call yourself a Certified MI Trainer.

  • Can one become certified in MI?

    Currently, there is no officially recognized certification in MI. Unfortunately, certain trainers may advertise that trainees, upon completion, can become “certified” in MI. Technically, however, it is important to know that such a certification is ONLY endorsed through the specific trainer and NOT an officially endorsed certification by MINT or by the creators of MI. After this training you will receive a certification of completion with the total number of training hours completed.

  • Do I need to buy any resources or books for the training?

    Although not required, we do recommend that participants purchase and read Motivational Interviewing: Helping People Change (3rd edition) by Miller and Rollnick. This resource will provide a good foundation for the workshop.