Portland, OR USA Introductory

Introduction to MI Workshop 2020

The Introduction to Motivational Interviewing Workshop is for providers that are curious about how to integrate MI into their current practice. Attendees include clinical, counseling, integrated behavioral health psychologists, neuropsychologists, public health practitioners, licensed mental health and family counselors, psychiatrists, nurse practitioners, dentists, physical therapists, substance use counselors, nutritionists, diabetes educators, and or graduate students within each of respective arena.

The Introduction to Motivational Interviewing Workshop[1] [16 hours] combines didactic material, video reviews, observational learning, small and large group discussions, and skills practice for attendees to learn MI basics consistent with Motivational Interviewing [MI] principles and research from Miller & Rollnick’s Motivational Interviewing [3rd Edition][2] as well as others[3].  The Introduction to Motivational Interviewing Workshop uses an adult learning combining direct MI skills demonstration and practice within a supportive small workshop format. This workshop provides attendees 1] the opportunity to learn the initial steps toward enactive mastery of MI skills, 2] materials to facilitate MI adherent practice, and 3] plenty of conceptual scaffolding to help attendees learn the processes within respective practice arenas.  

Workshop/Course Learning Goals and Objectives

  1. Describe the mindset and heart set of Motivational Interviewing [Spirit].
  2. Discuss how MI approaches compares to a Client Centered Counseling.
  3. Explain how and why MI focuses on a guiding approach.
  4. Describe the directive aspects of MI practice.
  5. Describe Motivational Interviewing processes [Engage, Focus, Evoke, Plan].
  6. Practice use of OARS [focused listening skills].
  7. Describe how to convert closed questions to open questions.
  8. Describe the differences between normal and evocative open-ended questions.
  9. Demonstrate basic application of OARS skills.
  10. Describe the importance of change talk and sustain talk in MI practice.
  11. Describe how to respond to change talk in clinical conversations.
  12. Define “resistance” and discord in current MI practice.
  13. Discuss and practice softening patient sustain talk with OARS skills.
  14. Utilize an MI adherent approach to share professional expertise/information [EPE].
  15. Compare situations in which deploying MI is counter-productive.
  16. Develop a self-directed MI learning plan.

Location: 

World Forestry Center [Mount Hood Room] 4033 Southwest Canyon Road, Portland, Oregon 97221

 

 

Location: 
World Forestry Center, Mount Hood Room
Category title: 
Introductory
Cost: 
450
Event language: 
English
Official event: 
No
Summary: 
Introduction to MI Workshop
Date: 
29 Jan 2020 - 9:00am to 31 Jan 2020 - 1:00pm
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