Motivational Interviewing (MI) Intermediate-level Training

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Training Details

Event Dates and Timeframe
Tuesday, May 25, 2021 at 08:00 AM until noon
Location and Delivery Method
Delivery Method
Online / Web Delivered
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Cost Range
This four-hour training is capped at 40 participants, so register today!

Host And Instructor

National Council for Behavioral Health
Pam Pietruszewski
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Training Overview Description

This intermediate course is designed for individuals who have had MI training and use the process with some regularity. It’s is an excellent opportunity to hone your skills and jump right in to the deeper use of the MI spirit and how you can use OARS strategies -- open questions, affirmation, reflective listening and summary reflections – to identify and evoke change talk.

Event-specific Details

For individuals who have had prior MI training and want to hone their skills... We will jump right into the deeper use of spirit and OARS strategies to identify and evoke change talk.… Smaller group format to allow for multiple guided practice opportunities.

Curriculum pace and flow is intentionally designed to maximize engagement and interaction in a virtual environment.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Discuss current use of MI and understand common roadblocks.
  2. Deepen OARS skills through small group practice and use of basic coding.
  3. Transition from listening for change talk to actively promoting change talk.

Trainer: Pam Pietruszewski, Integrated Health Consultant, National Council for Behavioral Health

One participant per registration, participation via webcam with audio is required. A certificate of completion is available upon request.