Upcoming Events

  • Monarch Level 1 Motivational Interviewing & Coaching Workshop for the Windsor Essex Community Health Centre ~ 8 November 2018

    8th Nov 2018 9:00:am – 8th Nov 2018 4:00:pm

    This introductory full day session wiht health professionals in the Windsor Essex region of Ontario provides a meaningful overview of 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 participants to acquire applied techniques to use with your clients in day-to-day practices. Health practitioners will learn how to build motivation and transition that enhanced motivation into a strengthened and real commitment to healthier behaviours. We will teach you different ways to use such elements as presence, competence views, compelling questions, reflective listening, change talk, and tagging values onto desired behaviour changes, all in service of your clients’ health-related behaviours in lifelong care. The event will be held at Caesars Windsor and is hosted by the Windsor Essex Community Health Centre in Windsor, Ontario. For more inform, ation and/or to register, please contact Ms Christina Lepera, Chronic Disease Self Management Coordinator, Windsor Essex Community Health Centre. Phone: 519 997-2823 ext. 312; email: clepera@wechc.org

  • Monarch Level 3 Motivational Interviewing & Coaching Workshop for the Windsor Essex Community Health Centre ~ 9 November 2018

    9th Nov 2018 9:00:am – 9th Nov 2018 4:00:pm

    This is a Monarch Level 3 or Advanced, Progressive Motivational Interviewing (MI) workshop for health professionals in the Windsor-Essex area who have completed both levels 1 and 2 workshops hosted by Monarch (or equivalent). Level 3 builds on our previous workshop offerings and the learnings and practices participants have acquired in implementing MI professionally (and, to a certain extent, personally). Enrolment is capped at 40 participants in order for our staff to work integrally with participants in this very hands-on, participatory workshop. We want to expand your real-work health behaviour change issues in working with clients. Each workshop registrant is asked to submit (via email to us at info@monarchsystem.com) information, with examples, of your use of MI, specifically with regard to any issues, challenges, triumphs that have arisen for you in using MI with your clients/patients. We will be using this submitted information to structure the workshop to suit your needs. We need this information by Friday October 5th and we will contact you post-registration with the specific questions. The event is being held at Caesars Windsor. To register and/or to acquire more information about this Windsor Essex Community Health Centre-sponsored workshop, please contact Ms Christina Lepera, Chronic Disease Self Management Coordinator, Windsor Essex Community Health Centre. Phone: 519 997-2823 ext. 312; email: clepera@wechc.org

  • Monarch Level 1 Motivational Interviewing & Coaching Workshop for the Centre for Innovation in Autism & Intellectual Disabilities, Montreal, PQ ~ 14 November 2018

    14th Nov 2018 1:00:pm – 14th Nov 2018 8:00:pm

    This is a Monarch System, Level one workshop geared to the staff and affiliate staff of the Montreal-based See Things My Way: Centre for Innovation in Autism and Intellectual Disabilities. The workshop will utilize the Monarch System’s unique, applied approach to teaching the Motivational Interviewing process. Our system 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 participants to acquire applied techniques to use with your clients in day-to-day practices. The Centre's practitioners will learn how to build motivation and transition that enhanced motivation into a strengthened and real commitment to healthier behaviours among their clients/patients. We will teach different ways to use such elements as presence, competence views, compelling questions, reflective listening, change talk, and tagging values onto desired behaviour changes, all in service of your clients’ health-related behaviours in lifelong care. The event will be held at the Centre's office at 8000 boulevard Décarie, # 620, Montréal PQ from 1:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Wednesday 14 November 2018. This workshop is tailored specifically for the Centre; for more information, please contact Ms Carrie Mazoff, Senior Project Manager, Centre for Innovation in Autism and Intellectual Disabilities - email: carriem@seethingsmyway.org or 514-345-8833

  • Monarch Level 1 Motivational Interviewing Workshop for the Staff at the Children’s Mental Health of Leeds and Grenville, Brockville, ON ~ 6 December 2018

    6th Dec 2018 9:00:am – 6th Dec 2018 4:00:pm

    This is the Monarch System's Level One workshop on learning to use Motivational Interviewing and Coaching skills and processes geared to the staff associated with the Children's Mental Health of Leeds and Grenville located in Brockville, Ontario. This health agency deals with both you and adult addiction behaviours as well as mental health challenges. Their specific mission is to provide timely and effective mental health service to children and their families. The MI workshop will utilize the Monarch System’s unique, applied approach to teaching the Motivational Interviewing process. Our system 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 participants to acquire applied techniques to use with their clients in day-to-day practices. The health unit's practitioners will learn how to build motivation and transition that enhanced motivation into a strengthened and real commitment to healthier behaviours among their child and family clients. We will teach different ways to use such elements as presence, competence views, compelling questions, reflective listening, change talk, and tagging values onto desired behaviour changes, all in service of your clients’ health-related behaviours in lifelong care. The event will be held either in Brockville or Smith Falls, depending on site availability from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm on Thursday 6 December 2018. For more information, please contact Kim Burson, Program Director, Children’s Mental Health of Leeds and Grenville, 779 Chelsea Street, Suite BU, Brockville, ON K6V 6J8 (613) 498-4844 ext 3091 or email at kburson@cmhlg.ca