Motivational interviewing is a counseling method that helps people resolve ambivalent feelings and insecurities to find the internal motivation they need to change their behavior. It is a practical, empathetic, and short-term process that takes into consideration how difficult it is to make life changes. This 2-hour training is designed to teach participants of all experience levels how to apply the general principles of Motivational Interviewing, learn to identify the core skills, and explain the rationale for Motivational Interviewing as it relates to evoking behavioral change. The participants will also learn to identify the basic methods of Motivational Interviewing (OARS) and learn to spot clients’ ambivalence.
- Apply the general principles of Motivational Interviewing.
- Identify the core skills of Motivational Interviewing.
- Explain the rationale for Motivational Interviewing in facilitating behavioral change.
- Identify the basic methods of Motivational Interviewing: OARS.
- Spot clients’ ambivalence.
Target Audience: Psychologists, Social Workers, Addiction Counselors, & Licensed Professional Counselors
Content level: Beginner to intermediate
2 CE hour credits approved by NAADAC & NBCC
- Lectures 2
- Quizzes 1
- Skill level Beginner to Intermediate
- Language English
- Students 1005
- Certificate Yes
- Assessments Self
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Wednesday, April 14, 2021, at 6:30- 8:30 PM EST. 5:30-7:30 PM Central Time