Motivational Interviewing (Web Course) - Event supported by AdCare Educational Institute of Maine, Inc.

Event Details

Motivational Interviewing is a way of collaborating with clients emphatically and in a person-centered way that helps clients to find their own motivations for change.  In this course students will learn the fundamentals of motivational interviewing and will have the opportunity to practice intensively within the context of the social work profession.  Students will learn core principles of motivational interviewing including expressing empathy and avoiding arguing, developing discrepancy, rolling with resistance, and supporting self-efficacy. They will explore enhancing strategies for promoting individual change in primary healthcare settings and the use of motivational interviewing in achieving better healthcare outcomes.