Motivational Interviewing Practitioner's Playground: Stretching our MI Skillset: Fall 2021

Motivational Interviewing Practitioner's Playground: Stretching our MI Skillset: Fall 2021

About this course

This lively and interactive four session practitioners' playground will give us opportunities to work through a targeted challenge for each of the MI processes. We will work on navigating from discord to engaging, creating focus umbrellas to set the agenda, grapple with the fear factor in evoking motivation for change, and identify repairs for planning setbacks. 

Learning Objectives:

As a result of this playground, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify three strategies for navigating discord
  2. Facilitate an "umbrella" focusing session
  3. Identify three strategies for helping people through fear
  4. Identify three planning process repairs

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

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.

Course facts:

  • Dates: 
    • Friday, October 22, 2021
    • Friday, October 29, 2021
    • Friday, November 12, 2021
    • Friday, November 19, 2021
  • Time: 12:00 - 1:30 pm ET
  • Practice level: Intermediate, Advanced
  • Covered topics: Motivational Interviewing

Monthly Agenda:

  1. Identify three strategies for navigating discord
  2. Facilitate an "umbrella" focusing session
  3. Identify three strategies for helping people through fear
  4. Identify three planning process repairs

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
  • Session 1: Identify three strategies for navigating discord
  • Session 1: Friday, October 22, 2021 from 12:00-1:30 pm ET
  • Reading: The Engaging Process
  • Activity: Engaging Statements
  • Session 2: Facilitate an "umbrella" focusing session
  • Session 2: Friday, October 29, 2021 from 12:00-1:30 pm ET
  • Vignette: Sara
  • Reading: The Focusing Process
  • Agenda Setting Activity with Examples
  • Worksheets: Blank Agenda Setting Forms
  • Session 3: Identify three strategies for helping people through fear
  • Session 3: Friday, November 12, 2021 from 12:00-1:30 pm ET
  • Video: No Motivation Here
  • Activity: Sandwiching Change Talk
  • Session 4: Identify three planning process repairs
  • Session 4: Friday, November 19, 2021 from 12:00-1:30 pm ET
  • Reading: Eliciting Change Talk
  • Activity: Finding "Hidden" Change Talk
  • Activity: Responding to "Hidden" Change Talk
  • Reading: Exploring Goals, Values, and Priorities
  • Activity: A Guided Conversation across the 4 Processes of MI
  • Follow Up

About this course

This lively and interactive four session practitioners' playground will give us opportunities to work through a targeted challenge for each of the MI processes. We will work on navigating from discord to engaging, creating focus umbrellas to set the agenda, grapple with the fear factor in evoking motivation for change, and identify repairs for planning setbacks. 

Learning Objectives:

As a result of this playground, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify three strategies for navigating discord
  2. Facilitate an "umbrella" focusing session
  3. Identify three strategies for helping people through fear
  4. Identify three planning process repairs

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

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.

Course facts:

  • Dates: 
    • Friday, October 22, 2021
    • Friday, October 29, 2021
    • Friday, November 12, 2021
    • Friday, November 19, 2021
  • Time: 12:00 - 1:30 pm ET
  • Practice level: Intermediate, Advanced
  • Covered topics: Motivational Interviewing

Monthly Agenda:

  1. Identify three strategies for navigating discord
  2. Facilitate an "umbrella" focusing session
  3. Identify three strategies for helping people through fear
  4. Identify three planning process repairs

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
  • Session 1: Identify three strategies for navigating discord
  • Session 1: Friday, October 22, 2021 from 12:00-1:30 pm ET
  • Reading: The Engaging Process
  • Activity: Engaging Statements
  • Session 2: Facilitate an "umbrella" focusing session
  • Session 2: Friday, October 29, 2021 from 12:00-1:30 pm ET
  • Vignette: Sara
  • Reading: The Focusing Process
  • Agenda Setting Activity with Examples
  • Worksheets: Blank Agenda Setting Forms
  • Session 3: Identify three strategies for helping people through fear
  • Session 3: Friday, November 12, 2021 from 12:00-1:30 pm ET
  • Video: No Motivation Here
  • Activity: Sandwiching Change Talk
  • Session 4: Identify three planning process repairs
  • Session 4: Friday, November 19, 2021 from 12:00-1:30 pm ET
  • Reading: Eliciting Change Talk
  • Activity: Finding "Hidden" Change Talk
  • Activity: Responding to "Hidden" Change Talk
  • Reading: Exploring Goals, Values, and Priorities
  • Activity: A Guided Conversation across the 4 Processes of MI
  • Follow Up