Module 1 (webinar): (6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. EST)
Introduction to Motivational interviewing in primary care settings
A two-hour interactive webinar provides an overview of the concept's philosophy, spirit and skills and strategies, which can significantly influence your collaboration with clients/patients.
Please note: Module 1 is a pre-requisite for Module 2
Module 2 (classroom): (8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
Motivational interviewing for brief interventions in primary care settings
Through the use of mock clinical scenarios you will gain practice reflective techniques and other strategies that will increase your ability to explore your clients' feelings of ambivalence, and to reduce their resistance to change. This learning experience offers immediate feedback that can increase your clinical skill in the practice of motivational interviewing.
Module 3 (teleconference): (6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.)
Post-course feedback and coaching on practice performance (1 hour teleconference)
Participants share their experiences with integrating motivational interviewing skills into their clinical practices, while course facilitators provide feedback and supportive coaching.