Fall 2018

Recorded Motivational Interviewing Lessons

Once the course is opened, you may access content and materials at any time. Students should watch each Lesson before participating in the related, live online practice session.

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

Live Active Practice Interactive Workshops All sessions run on Tuesdays, 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM Eastern Time

  • Location: Anywhere with a wired internet connection.
  • Required: landline or cell phone
  • 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.
Session 1 - September 4, 2018
The Spirit of Motivational Interviewing and Introduction to OARS
Session 2 -  September 18, 2018
Developing Motivational Interviewing Skills: OARS
Session 3 - October 16, 2018
Evoking Change Talk
Session 4 - November 6, 2018
Responding to Sustain Talk and Managing Discord
Session 5 - November 27, 2018
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.)

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