Motivational Interviewing

Anchorage, Alaska

Motivational Interviewing is a person-centered, goal-oriented counseling approach to change. This course is designed to provide participants with intermediate to advanced knowledge and skills in Motivational Interviewing and the Stages of Change model. Scenarios and case studies are tailored to medical and behavioral health professionals to use with patients who are struggling with and resisting positive behavioral change. The class teaches providers how to converse, collaborate, and empower their patients to strengthen their patients’ individual motivations to change. Through lecture, discussion, and hands-on skills practice, health care professionals will learn and practice actual communication tools and techniques, based on best practices, to employ in their health care settings.

NEXT TRAINING

Oct. 22-23, 2018

$1,600 per person

(only $600 as an add-on to Behavioral Health Integration or Integrated Primary Care Team trainings)

Breakfast and lunch provided

Motivational Interviewing is eligible for 15 continued medical education (CME) hours. Southcentral Foundation is a National Association for Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC) approved education provider and the continuing education credits provided for this course will be accepted toward national credentialing by the NCC AP.

AGENDA

DAY 1

Setting the Learning Space

  • Introductions, Housekeeping, and Agenda
  • SCF Mission, Vision, Goals, Customer‐Ownership, Operational Principles
  • Core Concepts – The Spirit of Motivational Interviewing
  • Self‐Reflection on Behavioral Change

Introduction to Motivational Interviewing

  • Video & Discussion (Ineffective MI Interview)
  • Introduction to Motivational Interviewing
  • O.A.R.S. – Basic Skills of Motivational Interviewing: open‐ended questions, affirmations, reflective listening, summarizing
  • Video debrief (Ineffective Motivational Interview)
  • Video & Discussion (Effective Motivational Interview)
  • O.A.R.S. Practice

Introduction to the Five Stages of Change

  • Five Stages of Change: pre‐contemplation, contemplation, preparation, action, maintenance
  • Stages of Change and Kantor’s 4‐Player Model: move, follow, oppose, by‐stand
  • Stages of Change Practice

LUNCH

Setting the Learning Space

  • Recap & Review
  • Check‐In: Self‐Reflection on Behavioral Change

Clinic Practice Debrief & Coaching

  • O.A.R.S.: open‐ended questions, affirmations, reflective listening, summarizing
  • Stages of Change: pre‐contemplation, contemplation, preparation, action, maintenance

Motivational Interviewing Techniques

  • G.R.A.C.E. – Basic Techniques Of Motivational Interviewing: generate a gap, roll with resistance, avoid arguing, can do, express empathy
  • G.R.A.C.E. Practice
  • The First Stage of Change: Pre‐contemplation
  • Rolling with Resistance: reluctance, rebellion, resignation, rationalization
  • Rolling with Resistance Practice

Closing & Review

DAY 2

Setting the Learning Space

  • Review Daily Agenda
  • Check‐In: Self‐Reflection on Change

Clinic Practice Debrief & Coaching

  • G.R.A.C.E.: generate a gap, roll with resistance, avoid arguing, can do, express empathy
  • Rolling with Resistance: reluctance, rebellion, resignation, rationalization

Stages of Change

  • The Second Stage of Change: Contemplation
  • Advocacy and Inquiry

Motivational Interviewing Techniques

  • Advocacy and Inquiry Practice
  • The Third Stage of Change: Preparation

S.M.A.R.T. Goals Practice

LUNCH

Setting the Learning Space

  • Recap & Review
  • Check‐In: Self‐Reflection on Change

Clinic Practice Debrief & Coaching

  • Advocacy and Inquiry
  • Stages of Change: pre‐contemplation, contemplation, preparation, action, maintenance

Stages of Change

  • The Fourth Stage of Change: Action
  • The Fifth Stage of Change: Maintenance

Review of all Motivational Interview Tools: Each group presents on a topic and facilitates discussion

  • O.A.R.S.: open‐ended questions, affirmations, reflective listening, summarizing
  • G.R.A.C.E.: generate a gap, roll with resistance, avoid arguing, can do, express empathy
  • Stages of Change, Change Talk, 4‐Player
  • Resistance, Ambivalence, SMART Goals, Advocacy and Inquiry

Putting It All Together Practice / Role Play

  • Groups of three: 1) employee, 2) customer‐owner, 3) observer
  • Two behavioral change role plays: 1) customer‐owner, 2) personal
  • Acknowledgement of Potential for Burnout

Closing & Feedback

AT THE END OF THIS TRAINING EXPERIENCE, YOU WILL BE ABLE TO:

  • Explain the principles of Motivational Interviewing and the Stages of Change
  • Demonstrate proficiency in the fundamental skills of Motivational Interviewing
  • Describe the techniques used to balance Advocacy and Inquiry in conversations that can lead to change
  • Demonstrate the ability to “roll with resistance” as you guide patients through the Stages of Change

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:

  • Providers
  • Registered nurses
  • Mental and behavioral health professionals

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