Building Knowledge in Motivational Interviewing: Part I

Building Knowledge in Motivational Interviewing: Part I

About this course

Welcome to this self-paced course on Motivational Interviewing (MI). MI is defined as a collaborative conversation style for strengthening a person's own motivation and commitment to change. This evidence-based approach is relevant and valuable for practitioners of all disciplines in health and human services. Through the use of reading materials, video and audio clips, practice exercises, and quiz questions, participants will learn about the history and relevance of MI, definitions, intentions, and the mindset and heart-set of this approach. In addition, the course will cover key concepts of MI including the four processes, core interviewing skills, exchanging information, recognizing and eliciting change talk, and various methods to help strengthen motivation for making positive changes.

Learning Objectives

  • Explain how MI differs from most counseling approaches
  • Describe the four elements of the spirit MI
  • Name four core interviewing skills used in MI
  • Identify the four processes that guide MI conversations

Course facts

  • Subject: Motivational Interviewing (MI)
  • Practice level: Beginner
  • CE credit: 5 hours
  • Course type: Self-paced online 
  • Covered topics: Motivational Interviewing, change talk, motivating change, evidence-based practice, EBP, MI

ACCOMMODATIONS

If you need accommodations for disability, please contact C4’s Managing Director, Rachel Ehly, rehly@c4innovates.com. 

GRIEVANCES

If you would like to report a complaint, please email Ken Kraybill, C4 trainer, kkraybill@c4innovates.com; or C4 Managing Director, Rachel Ehly, rehly@c4innovates.com


C4 Innovates, Provider #1457, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of

C4 Innovations has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6576. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. C4 Innovations is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

This course has been approved by C4 Innovations  as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #100990, C4 Innovations is responsible for all aspects of their programing.

This program is approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval # 886478600-6637) for 5 continuing education contact hours. 

Lessons

  • Orientation
  • Welcome and Overview
  • Technology requirements
  • 1. WHAT IS MOTIVATIONAL INTERVIEWING? (Estimated time: 35 minutes)
  • Introduction
  • Reading: What is Motivational Interviewing?
  • Video: What is Motivational Interviewing?
  • Activity: Taste of MI
  • Video: Lifting the Burden in Motivational Interviewing
  • Reading: Three Communication Styles
  • Video: What is Motivational Interviewing
  • Quiz 1: What is MI?
  • 1. A. Avoiding the Righting Reflex (Estimated time: 20 minutes)
  • Reading: What does it mean to help?
  • Video: The Righting Reflex
  • Reading: The Gift of Presence and the Perils of Advice (Parker J. Palmer)
  • Video: The Righting Reflex
  • Reading: The Righting Reflex in Motivational Interviewing
  • Video: How NOT to do Motivational Interviewing in Dental Practice Addressing Tobacco Use
  • Video: Motivational Interviewing in Dental Practice Addressing Tobacco Use
  • Quiz 1.A: Avoiding the Righting Reflexes
  • 2. THE SPIRIT OF MOTIVATIONAL INTERVIEWING (Estimated time: 25 minutes)
  • Introduction
  • Reading: The Underlying Spirit of Motivational Interviewing
  • Video: Spirit of Motivational Interviewng
  • Activity: Quotable MI
  • Quiz 2: Embodying the Spirit of MI
  • 2. A. Spirit of Partnership (Estimated time: 20 minutes)
  • Reading: The Spirit of Partnership in MI
  • Video: What is Partnership in MI?
  • Article: Motivational Interviewing and Social Dominance
  • Quiz 2.A: Spirit of Partnership
  • 2. B. Spirit of Acceptance (Estimated time: 25 minutes)
  • Reading: Acceptance
  • Video: Spirit of Acceptance
  • Article: Is Low Therapist Empathy Toxic?
  • Video: Empathy - The Human Connection to Patient Care
  • Reading: Acceptance: Affirming Personal Strengths and Virtues
  • Quiz 2.B: Spirit of Acceptance
  • 2. C. Spirit of Compassion (Estimated time: 5 minutes)
  • Reading: The Spirit of Compassion
  • Quiz 2.C: Spirit of Compassion
  • 2. D. Spirit of Evocation (Estimated time: 5 minutes)
  • Reading: The Spirit of Evocation
  • Video: Spirit of Evocation
  • Video: What Evoking Sounds Like
  • Quiz 2.D: Spirit of Evocation
  • 3. THE CORE INTERVIEWING SKILLS OF MI (Estimated time: 2 minutes)
  • Introduction
  • Video: What Does the Acronym OARS Mean in Motivational Interviewing?
  • Quiz 3: Core Skills of MI
  • 3. A. Open Questions (Estimated time: 20 minutes)
  • Reading: Open Questions
  • Video: Open Questions
  • Activity: Asking Open Questions
  • Quiz 3.A: Open Questions
  • 3. B. Affirmations (Estimated time: 20 minutes)
  • Reading: Why Affirmations Matter
  • Reading: Affirmations
  • Activity: Little Miss Sunshine (opening sequence)
  • Video: Affirmations
  • Activity: Providing Affirmations
  • Quiz 3.B: Affirmations
  • 3. C. Reflective Statements (Estimated time: 25 minutes)
  • Reading: Reflective Listening
  • Video: Reflections
  • Video Examples: Motivational Interviewing: Reflective Listening in Challenging Conversations
  • Activity: Forming and Using Reflective Statements
  • Reading: Roadblocks to Listening
  • Video Example: Roadblocks to Listening
  • Quiz 3.C: Reflections
  • 3. D. Summaries (Estimated time: 25 minutes)
  • Reading: Summaries
  • Video: Summarizing
  • Reading: Examples of Three Types of Summaries
  • Activity: Forming Summaries
  • Quiz 3.D: Summaries
  • 3. E. Exchanging Information (Estimated time: 15 minutes)
  • Reading: Exchanging Information
  • Video 1: Elicit-Provide-Elicit (Topic: Vaccine conversation - Rachel Green)
  • Video 2: Elicit-Provide-Elicit (Topic: HIV Outreach)
  • Video 3: Elicit-Provide-Elicit (Topic: Nutrition and Fitness - Dawn Clifford)
  • Quiz 3.E: Exchanging Information
  • 4. THE FOUR PROCESSES OF MOTIVATIONAL CONVERSATIONS (Estimated time: 25 minutes)
  • Introduction
  • Reading: Four Processes of MI
  • Video: The Four Processes of Motivational Intervewing (Theresa Moyers)
  • Video: The Four Processes
  • Activity: Identifying the Four Processes in a Brief Motivational Conversation
  • Quiz 4: Four Processes of MI
  • 4. A. Engaging Process (Estimated time: 15 minutes)
  • Reading: The Engaging Process
  • Video: The Engaging Process
  • Activity: Engaging Statements
  • Quiz 4.A: Engaging
  • 4. B. Focusing Process (Estimated time: 20 minutes)
  • Reading: The Focusing Process
  • Video: Focusing
  • Focusing Activity: Developing Change Goals
  • Quiz 4.B: Focusing
  • 4. C. Evoking Process (Estimated time: 5 minutes)
  • Reading: The Evoking Process
  • Video: Evoking
  • Quiz 4.C: Evoking
  • 4. D. Planning Process (Estimated time: 20 minutes)
  • Reading: The Planning Process
  • Video: Planning
  • Activity: Change Plan Worksheet
  • Quiz 4.D: Planning
  • 4. E. Combining the Four Processes of MI (Estimated time: 35 minutes)
  • Video: MI with Survivors of Intimate Violence
  • Activity: A Guided Conversation across the Four Processes of MI
  • Resource: Selected Online MI Resources
  • Quiz 4.E: Combining the Four Processes

About this course

Welcome to this self-paced course on Motivational Interviewing (MI). MI is defined as a collaborative conversation style for strengthening a person's own motivation and commitment to change. This evidence-based approach is relevant and valuable for practitioners of all disciplines in health and human services. Through the use of reading materials, video and audio clips, practice exercises, and quiz questions, participants will learn about the history and relevance of MI, definitions, intentions, and the mindset and heart-set of this approach. In addition, the course will cover key concepts of MI including the four processes, core interviewing skills, exchanging information, recognizing and eliciting change talk, and various methods to help strengthen motivation for making positive changes.

Learning Objectives

  • Explain how MI differs from most counseling approaches
  • Describe the four elements of the spirit MI
  • Name four core interviewing skills used in MI
  • Identify the four processes that guide MI conversations

Course facts

  • Subject: Motivational Interviewing (MI)
  • Practice level: Beginner
  • CE credit: 5 hours
  • Course type: Self-paced online 
  • Covered topics: Motivational Interviewing, change talk, motivating change, evidence-based practice, EBP, MI

ACCOMMODATIONS

If you need accommodations for disability, please contact C4’s Managing Director, Rachel Ehly, rehly@c4innovates.com. 

GRIEVANCES

If you would like to report a complaint, please email Ken Kraybill, C4 trainer, kkraybill@c4innovates.com; or C4 Managing Director, Rachel Ehly, rehly@c4innovates.com


C4 Innovates, Provider #1457, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of

C4 Innovations has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6576. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. C4 Innovations is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

This course has been approved by C4 Innovations  as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #100990, C4 Innovations is responsible for all aspects of their programing.

This program is approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval # 886478600-6637) for 5 continuing education contact hours. 

Lessons

  • Orientation
  • Welcome and Overview
  • Technology requirements
  • 1. WHAT IS MOTIVATIONAL INTERVIEWING? (Estimated time: 35 minutes)
  • Introduction
  • Reading: What is Motivational Interviewing?
  • Video: What is Motivational Interviewing?
  • Activity: Taste of MI
  • Video: Lifting the Burden in Motivational Interviewing
  • Reading: Three Communication Styles
  • Video: What is Motivational Interviewing
  • Quiz 1: What is MI?
  • 1. A. Avoiding the Righting Reflex (Estimated time: 20 minutes)
  • Reading: What does it mean to help?
  • Video: The Righting Reflex
  • Reading: The Gift of Presence and the Perils of Advice (Parker J. Palmer)
  • Video: The Righting Reflex
  • Reading: The Righting Reflex in Motivational Interviewing
  • Video: How NOT to do Motivational Interviewing in Dental Practice Addressing Tobacco Use
  • Video: Motivational Interviewing in Dental Practice Addressing Tobacco Use
  • Quiz 1.A: Avoiding the Righting Reflexes
  • 2. THE SPIRIT OF MOTIVATIONAL INTERVIEWING (Estimated time: 25 minutes)
  • Introduction
  • Reading: The Underlying Spirit of Motivational Interviewing
  • Video: Spirit of Motivational Interviewng
  • Activity: Quotable MI
  • Quiz 2: Embodying the Spirit of MI
  • 2. A. Spirit of Partnership (Estimated time: 20 minutes)
  • Reading: The Spirit of Partnership in MI
  • Video: What is Partnership in MI?
  • Article: Motivational Interviewing and Social Dominance
  • Quiz 2.A: Spirit of Partnership
  • 2. B. Spirit of Acceptance (Estimated time: 25 minutes)
  • Reading: Acceptance
  • Video: Spirit of Acceptance
  • Article: Is Low Therapist Empathy Toxic?
  • Video: Empathy - The Human Connection to Patient Care
  • Reading: Acceptance: Affirming Personal Strengths and Virtues
  • Quiz 2.B: Spirit of Acceptance
  • 2. C. Spirit of Compassion (Estimated time: 5 minutes)
  • Reading: The Spirit of Compassion
  • Quiz 2.C: Spirit of Compassion
  • 2. D. Spirit of Evocation (Estimated time: 5 minutes)
  • Reading: The Spirit of Evocation
  • Video: Spirit of Evocation
  • Video: What Evoking Sounds Like
  • Quiz 2.D: Spirit of Evocation
  • 3. THE CORE INTERVIEWING SKILLS OF MI (Estimated time: 2 minutes)
  • Introduction
  • Video: What Does the Acronym OARS Mean in Motivational Interviewing?
  • Quiz 3: Core Skills of MI
  • 3. A. Open Questions (Estimated time: 20 minutes)
  • Reading: Open Questions
  • Video: Open Questions
  • Activity: Asking Open Questions
  • Quiz 3.A: Open Questions
  • 3. B. Affirmations (Estimated time: 20 minutes)
  • Reading: Why Affirmations Matter
  • Reading: Affirmations
  • Activity: Little Miss Sunshine (opening sequence)
  • Video: Affirmations
  • Activity: Providing Affirmations
  • Quiz 3.B: Affirmations
  • 3. C. Reflective Statements (Estimated time: 25 minutes)
  • Reading: Reflective Listening
  • Video: Reflections
  • Video Examples: Motivational Interviewing: Reflective Listening in Challenging Conversations
  • Activity: Forming and Using Reflective Statements
  • Reading: Roadblocks to Listening
  • Video Example: Roadblocks to Listening
  • Quiz 3.C: Reflections
  • 3. D. Summaries (Estimated time: 25 minutes)
  • Reading: Summaries
  • Video: Summarizing
  • Reading: Examples of Three Types of Summaries
  • Activity: Forming Summaries
  • Quiz 3.D: Summaries
  • 3. E. Exchanging Information (Estimated time: 15 minutes)
  • Reading: Exchanging Information
  • Video 1: Elicit-Provide-Elicit (Topic: Vaccine conversation - Rachel Green)
  • Video 2: Elicit-Provide-Elicit (Topic: HIV Outreach)
  • Video 3: Elicit-Provide-Elicit (Topic: Nutrition and Fitness - Dawn Clifford)
  • Quiz 3.E: Exchanging Information
  • 4. THE FOUR PROCESSES OF MOTIVATIONAL CONVERSATIONS (Estimated time: 25 minutes)
  • Introduction
  • Reading: Four Processes of MI
  • Video: The Four Processes of Motivational Intervewing (Theresa Moyers)
  • Video: The Four Processes
  • Activity: Identifying the Four Processes in a Brief Motivational Conversation
  • Quiz 4: Four Processes of MI
  • 4. A. Engaging Process (Estimated time: 15 minutes)
  • Reading: The Engaging Process
  • Video: The Engaging Process
  • Activity: Engaging Statements
  • Quiz 4.A: Engaging
  • 4. B. Focusing Process (Estimated time: 20 minutes)
  • Reading: The Focusing Process
  • Video: Focusing
  • Focusing Activity: Developing Change Goals
  • Quiz 4.B: Focusing
  • 4. C. Evoking Process (Estimated time: 5 minutes)
  • Reading: The Evoking Process
  • Video: Evoking
  • Quiz 4.C: Evoking
  • 4. D. Planning Process (Estimated time: 20 minutes)
  • Reading: The Planning Process
  • Video: Planning
  • Activity: Change Plan Worksheet
  • Quiz 4.D: Planning
  • 4. E. Combining the Four Processes of MI (Estimated time: 35 minutes)
  • Video: MI with Survivors of Intimate Violence
  • Activity: A Guided Conversation across the Four Processes of MI
  • Resource: Selected Online MI Resources
  • Quiz 4.E: Combining the Four Processes