Join Drs. William Miller, Theresa Moyers and Stephen Rollnick and learn how to engage with your clients in a practical way to help them find and build their own motivation for change.
Each week includes carefully crafted video lessons and demonstrations that show you not just what to do but how to do it, plus animations and interactive quizzes designed to both entertain you and reinforce key learning points.
Your Motivational Interviewing training course also includes a library of resources and readings for you to delve more deeply into this broadly applicable clinical method of motivation and change.
To complete your learning experience, the course also includes a forum where you can share your experiences and ask questions week by week, supported by leading experts.
Motivational Interviewing is an evidence-based treatment method that has been evaluated in more than a thousand controlled clinical trials.Preview This CourseWho can do the course?
The method of Motivational Interviewing can be used in many areas including counseling and psychotherapy, health care, social work, corrections, education and sport. It is now being used in more than 50 languages around the world.Course Goals
- Learn an effective alternative to trying to persuade clients to change
- Help your clients find their own motivations for positive change
- Tune your clinical ear to hear aspects of client speech that tell you as the session is happening whether you are moving in the right (or wrong) direction
- Incorporate the underlying person-centered spirit of MI in your everyday work with clients
- Discover how to use questions, reflections, and summaries selectively to facilitate change
- Observe how reflective listening can help you when emotions run high, as when a client is upset or angry
- Understand what to do differently when you choose to remain neutral about a client decision
- Learn how to respond when the problem seems to be low confidence
- Relieve frustrations that you may feel about trying to make people change
At the end of the course, participants will be better able to:
- Identify and recognize key components of Motivational Interviewing (MI)
- Use person-centered “OARS” skills to engage clients in treatment
- Negotiate clear goals (focus) of treatment
- Evoke clients’ own motivations for change, using questions, reflections, and summaries selectively to facilitate change
- Form reflective listening responses as statements rather than questions
- Recognize aspects of client speech that indicate whether a session is headed in the right (or wrong) direction
- Use MI skills and strategies to increase client confidence
- Avoid responses such as persuasion that elicit client resistance
- Explain how different strategies are appropriate when a clinician’s goal is to remain neutral
There are 10 CE/CME hours available. Prior to registering pleaseclick hereto review complete CE/CME details, course objectives, speaker/planner conflict of interest disclosures and more.