CfEE Webinar: Integrating Motivational Interviewing within Employment Services for BC Employment and Income Assistance Recipients

This webinar showcases the innovative approach of integrating motivational interviewing within employment services for BC Employment and Income Assistance recipient.

In this presentation, Dr. Reuben Ford of the Social Research and Demonstration Corporation, shares findings from the Making Change Project. This project implements and tests an intervention that engages and motivates income assistance (IA) clients using employment services in British Columbia to improve their work readiness and participation in the labour market. The recently completed project includes a rigorous evaluation of the proposed intervention, randomizing both participants and case managers to the treatment, so that clear lessons for policy and practice can be learned and disseminated.

Check out the webinar recording below to learn about the research findings and the benefits of this potentially powerful approach to improve client outcomes. To find out more about motivational interviewing and client success stories, click here.