Boise, ID USA Introductory/Intermediate S. Dopart

This 2 day in person training will not only introduce you to the spirit and skills of MI but give lots of practice and exercises to quickly advance your skills.

The training will be in Eagle, a town located next to Boise with 2 hotels within walking distance, restaurants, shops and approximately 20 minutes to Boise airport.

This workshop is packed with powerful information that will introduce you to the skills and language of Motivational Interviewing and cover the updates in MI4:

  • Introduction to the 4 Tasks of MI: Engagement, Focusing, Evoking and Planning

  • Recognizing “change talk” versus “sustain talk” or “discord” –  the 3 types of “talk” in MI

  • Creating the working alliance with clients to help with behavior change

  • Changing the “fixing reflex” to skillful advice giving – the skill of Ask-Offer-Ask

  • Recognizing practitioner traps that lower motivation in clients

  • Introduction and advanced practice of the “micro-skills” of MI:  Open-ended questions, affirmations, reflections and summaries

  • Generating conversations that have equal partnership, cultivate change talk, and soften sustain talk - the spirit and foundation of MI

  • Intro to the MITI 4.2.1 coding system and practice with coding which increases MI skills more quickly

Target Audience:

This workshop is geared towards for professionals working with clients with goals of health related behavior change: physicians, nurses, health educators, care managers, dietitians, social workers, counselors, psychologists, life coaches, mediators, clergy, dentists, dental hygienists, probation/corrections officers, personal trainers, etc.

CEU's for RD's only  - 12 hours for this workshop

In process of working on CEU's for other professionals in Idaho.


Boise/Eagle, Idaho
Category title: 
Event language: 
Official event: 
2 Day In Person Training in Boise, Idaho
25 Apr 2024 - 9:00am to 26 Apr 2024 - 4:30pm
Go to top