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Fall 2022

Recorded Motivational Interviewing Lessons

You may access content and materials at any time. Students should watch each Lesson before participating in the related, live online practice session (known as Learning Labs). The Learning Labs are mandatory in attendance to receive full course credit. We acknowledge that we will not award variable credit for partial attendance. 

*We are not responsible for any participants' phone charges/overages/internet usage*

Live Active Practice Interactive Workshops 

  • Location: Anywhere with a wired internet connection.
  • Required: landline/cell phone/computer/mic/speakers
  • International Students: Please be sure to let us know the location you will be calling in from; we will give you a toll-free international call-in number; a landline may be needed to avoid cell phone carrier fees in many countries--please check with your carrier.

All sessions run on Tuesdays, 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM Eastern Time

Learning Lab 1 - September 13, 2022
The Spirit of Motivational Interviewing and Introduction to OARS
Learning Lab 2 -  October 4, 2022
Developing Motivational Interviewing Skills: OARS
Learning Lab 3 - October 25, 2022
Evoking Change Talk
Learning Lab 4 - November 15, 2022
Responding to Sustain Talk and Managing Discord
Learning Lab 5 - December 6, 2022
Developing a Change Plan and Consolidating Patient Commitment
Additional Required Individual Training

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. (Instructions on how to schedule will be provided during the first session.) These are part of the requirements of the course, if you miss a call you will not receive credit for the course. 

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