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LIVE STREAMING:  Introduction to Motivational Interviewing

This online training series on Motivational Interviewing will provide an overview of the fundamentals of MI as well as the latest updates. This curriculum moves beyond the acronyms and into the physics of behavior change. This approach helps professionals learn how to impact sustained long-term behavior change through effective communication. Aside from a didactic approach, there will be video examples, audience participation, and skill practice.

Walk away with learning more about decreasing resistance, deepening your listening skills, and strategic responses for effecting change by helping folks align their behaviors with their values.

You will learn how to:

  • Recognize the stages of change to assess readiness to change
  • Identify how Equipoise affects the Motivational Interviewing Process
  • Deepen your empathy skills via strategic reflective statements
  • Recognize resistance talk, sustain talk and change talk
  • Decrease resistance and increase engagement


  • 10 hours Online course
  • Informational PDF handouts and worksheets to practice
  • Certificate of Completion

Class Dates/Times:  October 7, 2024 - October 10, 2024, from 9:00 am to 11:30 am Pacific Time

BONUS: Access to our MI+ Monthly Membership for one year (Value: $100) OR one coding/coaching session (Value: $250)

NOTE: Our monthly membership provides training and support through our online community. Join live monthly calls (training and Q&A) and take advantage of our extensive Motivational Interviewing library filled with skill-building worksheets, video courses, and more.

Whether you're taking this class for personal development or professional development, you won't regret it! Reserve your spot!

Next Course progression: Advanced Motivational Interviewing

Want more resources? IFIOC hosts a podcast called The Communication Solution on apple podcasts, where we discuss Motivational Interviewing and effective communication strategies. We also offer a FREE public Facebook group called Motivational Interviewing everyday where we post tips and create discussions. Visit our website for our BLOG, communication tips and more!

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LIVE STREAMING:  Introduction to Motivational Interviewing
7 Oct 2024 - 9:00am
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