Motivational Interviewing: Helping Others with Change
Motivational interviewing is an evidence-based approach utilizing person-centered conversation that supports individuals in making behavior changes. This collaborative, non-judgmental approach honors the autonomy of the individual. Motivational interviewing can be a powerful tool in helping clients discover their own reasons for making a change. Effective motivational interviewing takes time and practice to master, but there are plenty of simple techniques that providers can adopt to better assist their clients.
This online, self-paced eLearning module will provide you with a working knowledge of motivational interviewing and foundational skills to integrate motivational interviewing into your practice.
- Describe how OARS can be used as a tool in motivational conversations
- Define the 8 stages to acquire expertise using motivational interviewing
- Explain the Stages of Change/Transtheoretical Model
- Identify strategies for using motivational interviewing with a client
1.0 hr, CME/CE, AMA, AAPA, ANCC, APA, ASWB, ACPE are available for this offering free of charge.