Durham, NC USA Intermediate-Advanced

Motivational Interviewing Continued Skill Development

Motivational Interviewing (MI) is an evidence-based therapeutic technique designed to help people identify and act on their readiness, willingness and ability to make meaningful change in their lives.  This training will further develop MI skills. Participants need to have previous Motivational Interviewing training.   Exercises and personalized feedback will help professionals to refine their ability to use MI to support individuals and families. .  Focus will be on four processes; complex reflections, evoking change talk, amplifying change talk, and genuineness.  This skill building training will strengthen the ability of professionals to utilize Motivational Interviewing as a communication style in the face of sustain talk in a variety of settings.

Learning Objectives:

Upon Completion of this workshop, participant should be able to:

  • Describe benefits of the Four Processes as a guide when using Motivational Interviewing
  • Demonstrate the ability to ask open ended questions, affirm, reflect, summarize, and evoke change talk in both client role plays and real plays
  • Discuss next steps to support implementing Motivational Interviewing in the face of ambivalence or resistance


Exchange Family Center, Durham, NC
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5 Jun 2018 - 9:30am
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