Intermediate/Advanced Training
  • Are you a helping professional at a complete loss when your clients get stuck?
  • Do you want to stop being the cheerleader for change and have your clients take an active role with their desired goals?
  • Do you often wonder if your techniques match and evolve with your client’s needs?
  • Would you like to be able to help facilitate healthy behavior change in a way that really works?

These are some of the tools this Motivational Interviewing workshop will equip you with:

  • How to roll with resistance with clients who are ambivalent with change
  • Identifying the back-story of what the client may not be telling you
  • Helping the client identify their desired goals
  • Strategies and techniques that create momentum for change
  • Intermediate exercises and training in MI
  • Differentiate and practice simple and complex reflections
  • Practice skills to elicit, recognize and reinforce change talk
  • Recognize and identity MI skills through role plays
  • Advance in all MI skills with focus on reducing client resistance to changing behavior
  • Learn some basics of the MITI 4.2.1 coding system and have the opportunity to have one of your MI conversations coded with feedback

Target Audience:

This workshop is geared towards for professionals working with clients with goals of health related behavior change: physicians, nurses, health educators, care managers, dietitians, social workers, counselors, psychologists, life coaches, clergy, probation/corrections officers, dentists, dental hygienists, personal trainers, etc.

What?s included in registration:

12 hours of training in Intermediate Training in MI
Resource materials
Beverages and Snacks

Next Workshop:  Delayed till 2021 due to COVID

9am – 4pm

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