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Create conversations that empower the people you treat to make meaningful changes with motivational interviewing (MI). This evidence-based approach helps people living with mental illness, addictions and other chronic conditions make positive behavioral changes to support their overall health.

Your entire staff will get an overview of this effective tool and to apply it to their daily interactions without impacting your clients care by allowing you to split attendance across two time frames. Participants will learn about the four fundamental processes of MI — engaging, focusing, evoking and planning — and have an opportunity to practice with brief activities and demonstrations.

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Bring Motivational Interviewing to Your Organization

Organizations can choose between a full or half-day onsite motivational interviewing training. A series of booster session phone calls are also available, and includes ongoing coaching, feedback and supplementary study materials to enhance skills and develop sustainability. For more information on pricing, building your own consulting service or to schedule a training, please contact us to learn more.


Learning Objectives

This training uses a variety of methods including videos, paired and small group exercises, self-reflection activities and observation. Participants will:

  • Learn how to apply the four fundamental processes of MI.
  • Observe and practice how to prompt behavior change using MI strategies.
  • Leave with practical ideas and plans for integrating MI into their daily work.

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