Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a style of person-centered counseling developed to facilitate change in health-related behaviors that is being used across an increasingly broad range of healthcare services – including care management and wellness initiatives. Specific training topics and upcoming training opportunities are highlighted below.   Training Topics:

  • Conversations about change
  • Spirit of motivational interviewing
  • Issue resistance and practical reasoning (sense making)
  • The method of MI
  • Listening: Understanding the person’s dilemma
  • Core Interviewing Skills: OARS
  • Exploring Values and Goals
  • Exchanging information

Who Should Attend?
Psychologists, social workers, drug and alcohol counselors, probation officers, domestic violence counselors and advocates, physicians, physicians assistants, nurses, dieticians, physical therapists, occupational therapistsAfter the training, participants will:

  • Understand the spirit and method of MI
  • Feel prepared to work with clients on behavior change issues
  • Listen and respond to Change Talk
  • Respond to Sustain Talk and Discord
  • Evoke hope and confidence

Hear what our customers have to say…

Quote from The Salvation Army of Greater Rochester Attendee,

“First of all, I would like to let you know how much I learned in MI training part 1, A LOT!  It was probably the most informative training that I have ever had.  Thank you!”

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