Facilitator-led Online Introductory

Motivational Interviewing 100 Workshop 

is aimed at providers with limited to no exposure to MI. Participants can include psychologists, providers from public health, counselors, LMFT’s, psychiatrists, NP’s, dentists, PT’s, ND’s, substance-abuse counselors, nutritionists, diabetes educators, and graduate students from any of these or collateral fields. Motivational Interviewing 100 Workshop is a VIRTUAL WORKSHOP run on a Secure ZOOM VIDEO, and it wil be 3 hours every 2 weeks for 4 weeks [12 Hours CE total] This will combine a didactic overview of MI, practicing basic MI skills in dyads, triads, and small or large groups in breakout rooms. Attendees will engage in small group discussions about MI topics and consider how apply the skills. MI 100 provides participants 1] the opportunity to learn MI basics [e.g. OARS], 2] an overview of the MI Conceptual Framework and 3] materials/exercises to see how MI might translate to their workplace, and 4] opportunities to begin an MI learning process. MI 100 is consistent with principles and practices elucidated in Miller & Rollnick’s Motivational Interviewing, 3rd edition and more recent works. MI 100 Workshop/Course Learning Goals and Objectives. MI 100 will be limited to 12 attendees. 

To be held on 4 dates

July 10th 11 AM - 3 PM Pacific Daylight Time 

July 24th 11 AM - 3 PM Pacific Daylight Time 

August 7th 11 AM - 3 PM Pacific Daylight Time 

August 21st 11 AM - 3 PM Pacific Daylight Time 

Workshop Goals 

  1. Describe the mindset and heart set of Motivational Interviewing [Spirit].
  2. Discuss how MI approaches differs from Client Centered Counseling, and others.
  3. Describe the guiding and directive approaches within MI.
  4. Describe Motivational Interviewing processes [Engage, Focus, Evoke, Plan].
  5. Practice use of OARS [focused listening skills] to avoid the Righting Reflex
  6. Demonstrate basic application of OARS skills.
  7. Describe the importance of change talk and sustain talk in MI practice.
  8. Describe how to respond to change talk in clinical conversations.
  9. Define “resistance” and discord in current MI practice.
  10. Detail some personal roadblocks in learning MI for individuals.
  11. Compare situations in which deploying MI is counter-productive.
  12. Begin to detail a personal MI learning plan.
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MI 100 - Intro Level MI Training -- Virtual --
10 Jul 2020 - 11:00am to 3:00pm
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