Portland, OR Intermediate/Advanced

Intermediate/Advanced 2 Day Intensive

This 2-day intensive workshop is devoted to deepening MI learning and skills. Workshop participants will have previous MI training and practice in applied settings. The workshop will focus on deepening and varying reflective listening skills, as well as growing eliciting and responding to change talk skills, change planning, and dancing with discord. Participants will be supported to develop learning plans and objectives for ongoing MI practice and growth.

Intermediate/Advanced MI - Learning Goals

  • Explore new materials from the MI-3
  • Deepen OARS skills
  • Deepen your ability to recognize, elicit, and respond to change talk
  • Grow your dancing with discord skills
  • Learn strategies for if, when, how to initiate a change plan with a client
  • Learn how to grow MI skills

Target Audience

These trainings are appropriate for helping professionals in the role of supporting individuals to make and sustain behavior changes: social workers, physicians, nurses, health educators, care managers, dieticians, counselors, psychologists, life coaches, clergy, probation/corrections officers, personal trainers, school counselors, etc.

What’s included in the Workshops (Intro. to MI, Intermediate/Advanced MI)

  • 14 hours of high-level training
  • Coffee Breaks/Light Snacks
  • University venue with local food carts within walking distance
  • 13 Social Work CEUs (6.25 and 6.75 Hours)


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Portland, Oregon, USA
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22 Oct 2015 - 7:30am to 23 Oct 2015 - 3:30pm
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