This course is only open to supervisors, trainers, QI and other management-level employees.
The course is designed to provide a structure for implementing and teaching others the core skills and principles of Motivational Interviewing. Motivational Interviewing is a collaborative, person-centered approach to treatment designed to strengthen personal motivation for behavior change. This training will provide behavioral health professionals with the skills to help establish interactive communications which promote the process for behavior change. Through interactive activities, attendees will become equipped to recognize and utilize the clinical techniques, and practical application of Motivational Interviewing. The final day of the training is the teach back portion where attendees will learn how to train their coworkers in the core skills and principles of Motivational Interviewing. Additionally, there is a follow-up conference call required of all attendees.