Motivational Interviewing Practitioner's Playground: Enhance Your MI Skills

Motivational Interviewing Practitioner's Playground: Enhance Your MI Skills

About this course

Are you eager to work with other MI practitioners for mutual skill development? Ready to practice responding to MI challenges across the four processes, like engaging with people experiencing trauma, finding and refining a focus, strategically responding to change talk, using structured interventions to strengthen change, trying creative planning approaches, conversation repair, sharing new and disconfirming information with those we serve, deciding what to do with limited time, and more? Looking for new ideas and activities to bring to your community of practice? This highly interactive virtual workshop will give you the space and personalized guidance to support your own and others' MI skill development.

Facilitators: 

Ali Hall, JD, is a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT) and an independent consultant and trainer. Ali serves on the MINT Board of Directors, focusing on professional skill development for MI practitioners and trainers. She served as a Lead Trainer for the International MINT Training for New Trainers in Warsaw, (2019), New Orleans (2018), and Berlin (2015). Ali has designed and facilitated more than 2,000 MI workshops for health care practitioners, health coaches, child welfare professionals, social service providers, behavioral health clinicians, social workers, psychologist, and psychiatrists. She provides MI coding training, coding services, and skill development coaching as well as training for trainers in evidence-based practices. Ali is the co-developer of the MICA. She also provides consultation to systems for establishing communities of practice and effective, sustainable MI implementation. 

Ken Kraybill, MSW, has worked in healthcare, behavioral health, homelessness, and housing for more than 35 years. 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, outreach and engagement, case management, critical time intervention, and supervision. He also has experience facilitating strategic planning processes and providing staff retreats focused on finding resiliency and renewal for care providers. Ken is a member of the international Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT). He has a Master of Social Work degree from the University of Washington.

Who Would Benefit from Participating:

  • Those who
    • Have completed a recent introductory or advancing skills workshop in MI
    • Want to improve their MI skills
    • Want to help others improve their MI skills
    • Are looking to strengthen an eventual application to the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT)
    • Are:
      • Supervisors
      • Key leaders or managers implementing MI
      • Community of Practice leaders and members

Course facts:

  • Dates: 
    • January 29, 2021
    • February 26, 2021
    • March 26, 2021
    • April 23, 2021
    • May 28, 2021
    • June 25, 2021
  • Time: 2-3:30 pm ET
  • Practice level: Intermediate, advanced
  • Covered topics: Motivational Interviewing

Monthly Agenda:

  1. Specific challenges in engaging
  2. Specific challenges in focusing
  3. Specific challenges in evoking
  4. Specific challenges in planning
  5. Conversation repair across the four process
  6. MI under time constraints

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.

Curriculum

  • Orientation
  • Welcome!
  • Technology Requirements
  • RingCentral Tech Support
  • Session 1: Specific challenges in engaging
  • Session 1: Friday, January 29, 2021 from 2-3:30 pm ET
  • Session 2: Specific challenges in focusing
  • Session 2 Webcast: Friday, February 26, 2021 from 2-3:30 pm ET
  • Session 3: Specific challenges in evoking
  • Session 3: Friday, March 26, 2021 from 2-3:30 pm ET
  • Session 4: Specific challenges in planning
  • Session 4: Friday, April 23, 2021 from 2-3:30 pm ET
  • Session 5: Conversation repair across the four process
  • Session 5: Friday, May 28, 2021 from 2-3:30 pm ET
  • Session 6: MI under time constraints
  • Session 6: Friday, June 25, 2021 from 2-3:30 pm ET
  • Resources

About this course

Are you eager to work with other MI practitioners for mutual skill development? Ready to practice responding to MI challenges across the four processes, like engaging with people experiencing trauma, finding and refining a focus, strategically responding to change talk, using structured interventions to strengthen change, trying creative planning approaches, conversation repair, sharing new and disconfirming information with those we serve, deciding what to do with limited time, and more? Looking for new ideas and activities to bring to your community of practice? This highly interactive virtual workshop will give you the space and personalized guidance to support your own and others' MI skill development.

Facilitators: 

Ali Hall, JD, is a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT) and an independent consultant and trainer. Ali serves on the MINT Board of Directors, focusing on professional skill development for MI practitioners and trainers. She served as a Lead Trainer for the International MINT Training for New Trainers in Warsaw, (2019), New Orleans (2018), and Berlin (2015). Ali has designed and facilitated more than 2,000 MI workshops for health care practitioners, health coaches, child welfare professionals, social service providers, behavioral health clinicians, social workers, psychologist, and psychiatrists. She provides MI coding training, coding services, and skill development coaching as well as training for trainers in evidence-based practices. Ali is the co-developer of the MICA. She also provides consultation to systems for establishing communities of practice and effective, sustainable MI implementation. 

Ken Kraybill, MSW, has worked in healthcare, behavioral health, homelessness, and housing for more than 35 years. 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, outreach and engagement, case management, critical time intervention, and supervision. He also has experience facilitating strategic planning processes and providing staff retreats focused on finding resiliency and renewal for care providers. Ken is a member of the international Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT). He has a Master of Social Work degree from the University of Washington.

Who Would Benefit from Participating:

  • Those who
    • Have completed a recent introductory or advancing skills workshop in MI
    • Want to improve their MI skills
    • Want to help others improve their MI skills
    • Are looking to strengthen an eventual application to the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT)
    • Are:
      • Supervisors
      • Key leaders or managers implementing MI
      • Community of Practice leaders and members

Course facts:

  • Dates: 
    • January 29, 2021
    • February 26, 2021
    • March 26, 2021
    • April 23, 2021
    • May 28, 2021
    • June 25, 2021
  • Time: 2-3:30 pm ET
  • Practice level: Intermediate, advanced
  • Covered topics: Motivational Interviewing

Monthly Agenda:

  1. Specific challenges in engaging
  2. Specific challenges in focusing
  3. Specific challenges in evoking
  4. Specific challenges in planning
  5. Conversation repair across the four process
  6. MI under time constraints

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.

Curriculum

  • Orientation
  • Welcome!
  • Technology Requirements
  • RingCentral Tech Support
  • Session 1: Specific challenges in engaging
  • Session 1: Friday, January 29, 2021 from 2-3:30 pm ET
  • Session 2: Specific challenges in focusing
  • Session 2 Webcast: Friday, February 26, 2021 from 2-3:30 pm ET
  • Session 3: Specific challenges in evoking
  • Session 3: Friday, March 26, 2021 from 2-3:30 pm ET
  • Session 4: Specific challenges in planning
  • Session 4: Friday, April 23, 2021 from 2-3:30 pm ET
  • Session 5: Conversation repair across the four process
  • Session 5: Friday, May 28, 2021 from 2-3:30 pm ET
  • Session 6: MI under time constraints
  • Session 6: Friday, June 25, 2021 from 2-3:30 pm ET
  • Resources