West Chester, PA USA Introductory, Level 1

Introduction to Motivational Interviewing: Level 1

A great MI start for anyone who has minimal or no prior MI training. Training will be useful to professionals in higher education, healthcare, social work, counseling or secondary education. 

  • Spirit of MI: what, why and how.
  • 4 key skills for effectively engagement (OARS)
  • Major roadblocks and how to avoid them (RULES)
  • Diffusing defensiveness: What does research tell us?
  • Reflections: strategic and simple
  • Interactive practice opportunities to try it all out, using examples from healthcare, higher education and substance use treatment.

Participants will leave the training with a beginning level understanding about MI and identify their own interest in trying it out and learning more. Can be combined with the level 2 training for those preparing to work with the BASICS (Brief Alcohol Screening and Intervention) program on a higher education campus.

Time: 8:45AM-4:00 PM with lunch break

Cost: $90 with a limited number of space for graduate students at $45

West Chester, PA (Philly area)
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Introduction to MI with option of 1 or 2 days
26 Sep 2019 - 8:45am
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