Spring 2015 (on-line)

All sessions run on Wednesdays, 12 PM to 4 PM Eastern Time


Participate LIVE via your PC

Location: Anywhere with a wired internet connection, USB  microphone is required

Orientation is February 4, 2015, 12-1pm EST

Session 1 - February 11, 2015
The Spirit of Motivational Interviewing and Introduction to OARS
Session 2 -  March 4, 2015
Developing Motivational Interviewing Skills: OARS
Session 3 - March 25, 2015
Evoking Change Talk
Session 4 - April 15, 2015
Responding to Sustain Talk and Managing Discord
Session 5 - May 6, 2015 
Developing a Change Plan and Consolidating Patient Commitment
* Snow Date: May 13, 2015 

Additional Required Individual Training

(Directions to schedule will be provided during the first session.)

To receive a certificate for the course all learners must complete two Acting Patient Encounters and two Individual Coaching Sessions. Each of these individual learning experiences is completed by telephone. 

Acting Patient Encounter 1: Completed between Group Learning Sessions 1 and 2

Individual Coaching Session 1: Completed 2-4 weeks after Acting Patient Encounter 1

Acting Patient Encounter 2: Completed within 30 days following Group Learning Session 5

Individual Coaching Session 2: Completed 2-4 weeks after Acting Patient Encounter 2


(Please note: It is the responsibility of each learner to work with CITMI’s Acting Patients and Coach to schedule the experiences above.)