Motivational Interviewing: Advancing Skills: Winter 2020

Motivational Interviewing: Advancing Skills: Winter 2020

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, February 14 - March 13, 2020
    • The first and last weeks are for participants to record the actor encounter. The in between three weeks: Fridays, February 21-March 6 from 12:00-1:15 PM EST will be webcasts.
  • Time: 12:00-1:15 PM EST
  • Subject: Motivational Interviewing (MI)
  • Practice level: Advanced 
  • CE credit:
    • ASWB: 4.5 hours
    • NAADAC: 4.5 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 this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Strengthen their MI practice based on individualized coding, coaching and feedback on two recorded conversation samples 
  • Describe the intentions and strategies outlined in the Abbreviated Motivational Interviewing Competency Assessment (A-MICA)
  • Consistently use a partnering approach while guiding motivational conversations across the four processes
  • Demonstrate three approaches to increase autonomy support
  • Refine skills and timing in moving effectively from evoking to planning
  • Increase proficiency in softening sustain talk and cultivating change talk

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 NAADAC. 4.5 hours of continuing education credit will be awarded upon completion of this course through NBCC. 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 Innovates, Provider #1457, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education ACE program. C4 Innovates maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 10/17/2017 to 10/17/2020. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. Social workers participating in this course will receive 4.5 continuing education clock hours.

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, February 14, 2020 from 12:00 - 1:15 PM EST
  • Week 1 Quiz
  • Week 2: Intentions - Partnering, Guiding, Empathy
  • Week 2 Webcast: Friday, February 21, 2020 from 12:00 - 1:15 PM EST
  • 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, February 28, 2020 from 12:00 - 1:15 PM EST
  • 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, March 6, 2020 from 12:00 - 1:15 PM EST
  • Week 4 Quiz
  • Week 5: Final Recording: Coding, Coaching and Feedback
  • Week 5 Webcast: Friday, March 13, 2020 from 12:00 - 1:15 PM EST
  • 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, February 14 - March 13, 2020
    • The first and last weeks are for participants to record the actor encounter. The in between three weeks: Fridays, February 21-March 6 from 12:00-1:15 PM EST will be webcasts.
  • Time: 12:00-1:15 PM EST
  • Subject: Motivational Interviewing (MI)
  • Practice level: Advanced 
  • CE credit:
    • ASWB: 4.5 hours
    • NAADAC: 4.5 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 this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Strengthen their MI practice based on individualized coding, coaching and feedback on two recorded conversation samples 
  • Describe the intentions and strategies outlined in the Abbreviated Motivational Interviewing Competency Assessment (A-MICA)
  • Consistently use a partnering approach while guiding motivational conversations across the four processes
  • Demonstrate three approaches to increase autonomy support
  • Refine skills and timing in moving effectively from evoking to planning
  • Increase proficiency in softening sustain talk and cultivating change talk

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 NAADAC. 4.5 hours of continuing education credit will be awarded upon completion of this course through NBCC. 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 Innovates, Provider #1457, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education ACE program. C4 Innovates maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 10/17/2017 to 10/17/2020. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. Social workers participating in this course will receive 4.5 continuing education clock hours.

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, February 14, 2020 from 12:00 - 1:15 PM EST
  • Week 1 Quiz
  • Week 2: Intentions - Partnering, Guiding, Empathy
  • Week 2 Webcast: Friday, February 21, 2020 from 12:00 - 1:15 PM EST
  • 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, February 28, 2020 from 12:00 - 1:15 PM EST
  • 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, March 6, 2020 from 12:00 - 1:15 PM EST
  • Week 4 Quiz
  • Week 5: Final Recording: Coding, Coaching and Feedback
  • Week 5 Webcast: Friday, March 13, 2020 from 12:00 - 1:15 PM EST
  • Week 5 Quiz
  • Course Wrap-Up