MI Learning Objectives

Articulate key concepts from W. R. Miller & S. Rollnick’s Motivational Interviewing. Third Edition (Guilford, 2013).

Experience 4 processes: Engaging; Focusing; Evoking; Planning.

Practice “OARS” skills.

Respond effectively to sustain talk, discord and change talk.

Code sample video demonstrations from 2013 DVDs.

Write reflective responses to patients’ statements.

Develop additional skills for helping patients to explore and resolve their ambivalence about health behavior change.

Adapt the MI method and spirit to best fit participants’ current practice setting and caseload.