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An Introduction to Motivational Interviewing: Focus on Tobacco Use and Dependence

Motivational Interviewing can be an effective tool employed by health practitioners to help patients come to their own decisions and plans about quitting smoking

This webinar, provided by the Smoking Cessation Leadership Centre, in collaboration with the American Academy of Family Physicians, will:

  • Describe how the “spirit” or underlying perspective of motivational interviewing can be applied to smokers
  • Explain how to speak with smokers who may not be ready to quit
  • Describe how to elicit “change talk” from tobacco users

Date and Registration

The webinar will take place on Wednesday, July 22, 2015 from 2 pm to 3:30 pm EDT.

To register or learn more, visit the Smoking Cessation Leadership Centre website.

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