Professional Education Programs
Introduction to Motivational Interviewing
This is an introductory course for clinicians with minimal experience or training in motivational interviewing. This workshop will help clinicians to: 1) understand the spirit of motivational interviewing, 2) gain proficiency in client-centered counseling skills using the OARS, 3) recognize different forms of change talk, 4) use MI strategies to elicit change talk and strengthen commitment to change, and 5) use MI consistent strategies to work through sustain talk and discord. The training will include didactics, video presentation, demonstrations, and small group practice.
Eric Devine, PhD, Assistant Professor, Boston University School of Medicine, Member, Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT)
October 8th, 2014 // 9am-4pm // 6 CECs // $110