course »Motivational Interviewing, Part I

Date: 6/1/2016, 9:00 am—5:00 pm
County: Alameda County
CEUs: 7
Location: Oakland
Sponsor: Fred Finch Youth & Family Services
Phone: 510-482-2244
Participants will be guided through a sequence of learning activities to explore and shape MI practice behavior, and to support the on‐going process for developing proficiency in MI. Learning activities will include: demonstrations, videotape examples, “real‐plays”, case studies, small group exercises, and significant participant practice with feedback.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Describe the “spirit” and key principles of Motivational Interviewing (MI)
  2. Observe and debrief demonstrations and videotape examples of MI
  3. Demonstrate and practice the interpersonal style and primary skills for evoking intrinsic motivation for positive behavior change in brief clinical encounters
  4. Receive individual feedback in MI practice behavior
  5. Develop a personal plan for practicing and incorporating the primary skills and strategies of MI into clinical practice behavior