Intermediate Online S. Dopart

This 4 hour virtual workshop only requires you have a computer to log in to to see the information and videos and be able to remotely have conversations with those at the workshop.

This intermediate workshop is packed with powerful information that will build upon the introduction  to the skills and language of Motivational Interviewing and cover:

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

  • How to explore and resolve ambivalence with behavior change and pull for a client’s values

  • How to pull for “change talk” versus “sustain talk” or “discord” as a key indicator of movement towards change

  • Introduction to the key components of helping behavior change – accurate empathy, genuineness and evoking

  • Advancing your “micro-skills” of MI:  Open-ended questions, affirmations, reflections and summaries

  • Advanced exercises to further your use of affirmations and complex reflections

  • Practicing conversations that have equal partnership, cultivate change talk, and soften sustain talk

  • Introduction to the MITI 4.2.1 coding system to allow for increased learning of MI

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.

**You will receive a link to the training 1 week ahead of time with materials and instruction.

CEU's for RD's only  - 4 hours for this workshop



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Advancing your MI skills
9 Jul 2024 - 8:30am to 12:30pm
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