Motivational Interviewing: Advancing Skills: Spring 2021

Motivational Interviewing: Advancing Skills: Spring 2021

About this course

Overview:    

This intensive workshop will help you advance your own skills in Motivational Interviewing (MI) and provide ideas for you and your agency to establish an effective and sustainable community of practice for on-going skill development. You will receive personalized and individualized feedback on two conversation work samples, to fine-tune and strengthen your MI practice. Webcasts and between-sessions work will help you target key MI skills and strategies for taking your own MI practice to the next level.    

Suggested Prerequisites:    

It is recommended that you will have completed a high quality MI Introductory workshop within the past five years, in order to gain optimal value from this workshop. Self-study and intensive reading in MI are also good preparation. Eagerness to learn and grow in the MI model as well as interest in continuing your practice will help you make the most of this Advancing Skills workshop.   

Meet the Faculty:

Ali Hall (JD) is a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT) and an independent consultant and trainer. Ali has designed and facilitated over 900 Motivational Interviewing workshops for health care practitioners, behavioral health clinicians, psychologists, psychiatrists, and criminal/juvenile justice professionals, and provides training for trainers in evidence-based practices. Ali offers MI coding and skill development coaching, and provides consultation to systems for effective MI implementation.

Ken Kraybill (MSW) has worked in healthcare, behavioral health, homelessness and housing for the past 35+ years. He is a Senior Trainer for C4 Innovations, an organization dedicated to improving the quality of care provided to marginalized and vulnerable people. Ken has 18 years of experience working as a behavioral health practitioner in homeless services. For the past two decades, he has been developing curricula and facilitating in-person and online training nationally on topics including motivational interviewing, trauma-informed care, supervision, strengths-based case management, critical time intervention, and resiliency and renewal for care providers. He is a member of the international Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT). 

Course Facts:

  • Dates:
    • Fridays, May 28 - July 2, 2021; skipping June 19, 2021
  • Time: 12:00 - 1:15 PM EST
  • Subject: Motivational Interviewing (MI)
  • Practice level: Advanced 
  • CE credit:
    • ASWB: 4.5 hours
    • NAADAC: 10 hours
    • NBCC: 4.5 hours
  • Course type: Live online
    • 75 minutes weekly live webcast
    • roughly 35 minutes of weekly home study activities
  • Covered topics: Motivational Interviewing, Implementation of Best Practices

Learning Objectives:

As a result of completing this course successfully, participants will be able to:

  • Form effective responses to cultivate change talk
  • Form effective responses to soften sustain talk
  • Enhance abilities to navigate within and between the four processes
  • Identify three strategies for effectively repairing conversational discord
  • Identify three benefits of forming a community of practice or learning community

Training Certificates 

Certificates of Completion are awarded to participants who have attended the all five, live webcasts (or watched the webcast recording in their entirety), completed all required learning activities, scored higher than 80% on each weekly quiz, completed the course evaluation form, and the certificate request form. 4.5 hours of continuing education credit will be awarded upon completion of this course through ASWB and NBCC. 10 hours of continuing education credit will be awarded upon completion of this course through NAADAC. Certificates will be emailed directly to participants roughly two weeks after the completion of the final webcast.

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 Innovations, Provider #1457, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. C4 Innovations maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 10/17/2020 to 10/17/2023. Social workers completing this course receive 4.5 continuing education credits.

C4 Innovates 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 Innovates is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

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

Curriculum

  • Orientation
  • Welcome!
  • Course Overview
  • Technology Requirements
  • Week 1: Initial Recording: Coding, Coaching and Feedback
  • Week 1 Webcast: Friday, May 28, 2021 from 12:00 - 1:15 pm ET
  • Week 1 Quiz
  • Week 2: Intentions - Partnering, Guiding, Empathy
  • Week 2 Webcast: Friday, June 4, 2021 from 12:00 - 1:15 pm ET
  • Brief MI videos
  • Article: Examining motivational interviewing’s effect on confidence and commitment using daily data
  • Article: Is Low Therapist Empathy Toxic?
  • Week 2 Quiz
  • Week 3: Intentions - Evoking, Supporting Automomy and Activation
  • Week 3 Webcast: Friday, June 11, 2021 from 12:00 - 1:15 pm ET
  • Article: MI and Moving from Why to How with Autonomy Support
  • Week 3 Quiz
  • Week 4: Two Strategies - Cultivating Change Talk, Softening Sustain Talk
  • Week 4 Webcast: Friday, June 25, 2021 from 12:00 - 1:15 pm ET
  • Week 4 Quiz
  • Week 5: Final Recording: Coding, Coaching and Feedback
  • Week 5 Webcast: Friday, July 2, 2021 from 12:00 - 1:15 pm ET
  • Week 5 Quiz
  • Course Wrap-Up

About this course

Overview:    

This intensive workshop will help you advance your own skills in Motivational Interviewing (MI) and provide ideas for you and your agency to establish an effective and sustainable community of practice for on-going skill development. You will receive personalized and individualized feedback on two conversation work samples, to fine-tune and strengthen your MI practice. Webcasts and between-sessions work will help you target key MI skills and strategies for taking your own MI practice to the next level.    

Suggested Prerequisites:    

It is recommended that you will have completed a high quality MI Introductory workshop within the past five years, in order to gain optimal value from this workshop. Self-study and intensive reading in MI are also good preparation. Eagerness to learn and grow in the MI model as well as interest in continuing your practice will help you make the most of this Advancing Skills workshop.   

Meet the Faculty:

Ali Hall (JD) is a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT) and an independent consultant and trainer. Ali has designed and facilitated over 900 Motivational Interviewing workshops for health care practitioners, behavioral health clinicians, psychologists, psychiatrists, and criminal/juvenile justice professionals, and provides training for trainers in evidence-based practices. Ali offers MI coding and skill development coaching, and provides consultation to systems for effective MI implementation.

Ken Kraybill (MSW) has worked in healthcare, behavioral health, homelessness and housing for the past 35+ years. He is a Senior Trainer for C4 Innovations, an organization dedicated to improving the quality of care provided to marginalized and vulnerable people. Ken has 18 years of experience working as a behavioral health practitioner in homeless services. For the past two decades, he has been developing curricula and facilitating in-person and online training nationally on topics including motivational interviewing, trauma-informed care, supervision, strengths-based case management, critical time intervention, and resiliency and renewal for care providers. He is a member of the international Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT). 

Course Facts:

  • Dates:
    • Fridays, May 28 - July 2, 2021; skipping June 19, 2021
  • Time: 12:00 - 1:15 PM EST
  • Subject: Motivational Interviewing (MI)
  • Practice level: Advanced 
  • CE credit:
    • ASWB: 4.5 hours
    • NAADAC: 10 hours
    • NBCC: 4.5 hours
  • Course type: Live online
    • 75 minutes weekly live webcast
    • roughly 35 minutes of weekly home study activities
  • Covered topics: Motivational Interviewing, Implementation of Best Practices

Learning Objectives:

As a result of completing this course successfully, participants will be able to:

  • Form effective responses to cultivate change talk
  • Form effective responses to soften sustain talk
  • Enhance abilities to navigate within and between the four processes
  • Identify three strategies for effectively repairing conversational discord
  • Identify three benefits of forming a community of practice or learning community

Training Certificates 

Certificates of Completion are awarded to participants who have attended the all five, live webcasts (or watched the webcast recording in their entirety), completed all required learning activities, scored higher than 80% on each weekly quiz, completed the course evaluation form, and the certificate request form. 4.5 hours of continuing education credit will be awarded upon completion of this course through ASWB and NBCC. 10 hours of continuing education credit will be awarded upon completion of this course through NAADAC. Certificates will be emailed directly to participants roughly two weeks after the completion of the final webcast.

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 Innovations, Provider #1457, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. C4 Innovations maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 10/17/2020 to 10/17/2023. Social workers completing this course receive 4.5 continuing education credits.

C4 Innovates 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 Innovates is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

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

Curriculum

  • Orientation
  • Welcome!
  • Course Overview
  • Technology Requirements
  • Week 1: Initial Recording: Coding, Coaching and Feedback
  • Week 1 Webcast: Friday, May 28, 2021 from 12:00 - 1:15 pm ET
  • Week 1 Quiz
  • Week 2: Intentions - Partnering, Guiding, Empathy
  • Week 2 Webcast: Friday, June 4, 2021 from 12:00 - 1:15 pm ET
  • Brief MI videos
  • Article: Examining motivational interviewing’s effect on confidence and commitment using daily data
  • Article: Is Low Therapist Empathy Toxic?
  • Week 2 Quiz
  • Week 3: Intentions - Evoking, Supporting Automomy and Activation
  • Week 3 Webcast: Friday, June 11, 2021 from 12:00 - 1:15 pm ET
  • Article: MI and Moving from Why to How with Autonomy Support
  • Week 3 Quiz
  • Week 4: Two Strategies - Cultivating Change Talk, Softening Sustain Talk
  • Week 4 Webcast: Friday, June 25, 2021 from 12:00 - 1:15 pm ET
  • Week 4 Quiz
  • Week 5: Final Recording: Coding, Coaching and Feedback
  • Week 5 Webcast: Friday, July 2, 2021 from 12:00 - 1:15 pm ET
  • Week 5 Quiz
  • Course Wrap-Up