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Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a person-centered counseling style for addressing the common problem of ambivalence about change.

This class introduces the major concepts of MI to the new learner and is also a great “refresher” for those already familiar with MI.  Taught in a learn-see-do format with plenty of discussion and real- life applications, you will leave this class inspired to bring the Spirit of MI into your work.

At the conclusion of the class, you will be able to:

  • Define Motivational Interviewing (MI)
  • Describe the principles of MI
  • List the four processes that guide MI conversations
  • Explain the importance of the MI Spirit to MI
  • Describe MI skills

Continuing Education: 

  • The Center for Community Dialogue & Training is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®. This program is valid for 3 PDCs for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit shrmcertification.org.
  • Approval of this program for 3 CEs by the Arizona Psychological Association (AzPA) is pending. AzPA is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. AzPA maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

About the Trainer: Founder and owner of Motivational Interviewing Learning Exchange, Mary Dillon, MA (MINT 2008) has provided customized MI training to thousands of helping professionals.  Her highly practical training style emphasizes specific strategies and skills that can be put to use right away. To learn more about adapting MI training to your workplace contact mdillon@milearningex.com.

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