Monarch Level 1 Motivational Interviewing & Coaching Workshop for Memorial University PharmD Working Professionals Group ~ 8 September 2019, St John’s Newfoundland

This is a full-day, Level 1 Monarch System motivational interviewing workshop for working pharmacists in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador. The PharmD for Working Professionals is an innovative and accessible part-time option for practicing pharmacists to earn the Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) degree, with 3 or 4 year program duration options, while working. The program is intended for motivated and self-directed pharmacy professionals keen to achieve the Doctor of Pharmacy credential. The Monarch motivational interviewing workshop provides a meaningful and hands-on, practical exposure to MI using the Monarch System’s unique approach. Our method integrates MI with other impactful behaviour change practices such as coaching methods and key elements of behaviour change theories/applications. Most importantly, we will explore and help PharmD professionals to acquire applied techniques to use immediately with your clients in day-to-day encounters. Pharmacists will learn how to build motivation and transition that enhanced motivation into a strengthened and real commitment to healthier, changed behaviours. We will teach different ways to use such elements as presence, competence views, compelling questions, reflective listening, acknowledgements, change talk, and tagging values onto desired behaviour changes, all in service of your clients’ health-related behaviours in lifelong care. The workshop is closed to MUN PharmD students. If you want more information on the PharmD program, please contact Tiffany Lee, Assistant Professor, Program Development Lead, PharmD for Working Professionals, School of Pharmacy, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 300 Prince Phillip Drive, HSC, Room 1759A, St. John’s, NL, A1B 3V6, Phone: 709 864 8980 Email: tfahey@mun.ca. For more details on the Monarch System’s workshops, please visit our website.