Atlanta, GA USA Intermediate/advanced

Mining for Change Talk An Intermediate/Advanced Training in Motivational Interviewing

**Want to boost your use of MI?

**Want to feel more confident in your MI delivery?


Mining for Change Talk
An Intermediate/Advanced Training in Motivational Interviewing


Angela R. Bethea-Walsh, Ph.D.
Licensed Psychologist
Member, Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers


This workshop is designed for individuals who have completed introductory MI training and who have practiced MI in an applied setting. Participants will be guided through a series of exercises progressing from an intermediate- to advanced-level of clinical skill. This workshop will include live demonstration, video demonstration, “real plays” or practice in small group exercises.

Training Objectives:

  1. Identify change talk.
  2. Utilize 3 MI principles or interviewing skills to elicit and strengthen change talk.
  3. Observe and discuss videotaped demonstrations of MI.
  4. Rate interventionists’ MI fidelity.
  5. Practice giving feedback to clinicians with a MI style.
  6. Develop a plan for how to integrate MI into clinical practice.

Target Audience:

Helping professionals or paraprofessionals who counsel clients or patients in making change (i.e., Mental Health and Addictions Counselors, Psychologists, Social Workers, Physicians, Nurses, Managers, Marriage and Family Therapists, Research Study Personnel, Probation/Corrections Officers and Counselors, Peer Recovery Support, Health/Life Coaches, Resident Assistants, Educators, Behavioral Specialists, Drug Court Providers, Pastoral Counselors, etc.).


9:00am to 4:30pm (Registration starts at 8:30am)


The Link Counseling Center (The House Next Door)
348 Mount Vernon Highway NE
Sandy Springs, Georgia 30328
**Just outside Atlanta!
**Free Parking!

Registration Includes:

  • Resource handouts and materials
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Morning and afternoon snacks
  • Tea and coffee breaks
    **Lunch will not be provided.

Continuing Education:

**6.0 Core contact hours approved by:

  • Licensed Professional Counselors Association of Georgia
  • Georgia Psychological Association
  • Georgia Society for Clinical Social Work


  • $125.00 (fee increases to $145.00 after October 18, 2019)

Register Now!

Refund Policy:

If you cancel prior to October 11, 2019, you will receive a refund of money minus a $25.00 processing fee.  Non-refundable thereafter.

For more information, contact:

Angela Bethea-Walsh, Ph.D. (404) 654-3614 or

Atlanta, Georgia
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