Motivational Interviewing

Principles and Practice of Motivational Interviewing Part I: Theory and Spirit


Format: Online, 30 minutes, 1 CEU from the approval bodies below.
Author: Dr. Jonathan Fader
Description:This course on Motivational Interviewing was designed for the learner to become familiar with the principles and grounding theory of Motivational interviewing. Through our conversation, exercises and watching some video, we will begin our process of understanding the basis for this method for discussing health behavior. Additionally, we will be trying to cultivate an appreciation for the Spirit of MI which refers to the essence of this non-judgmental, non-confrontational approach.

Objectives: At the completion of this program, participants should be able to:

Identify the principles of Motivational Interviewing,
Understand the grounding theory of Motivational Interviewing,
Know the techniques involved, and
Understand the spirit of this approach within the learner.

Price: $20.00

Approval Bodies:
NAADAC, National Association for Addiction Professionals
National Board for Certified Counselors
Professional Development
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Principles and Practice of Motivational Interviewing Part II: Techniques


Format: Online, 30 minutes. 1 CEU from the approval bodies below.
Author: Dr. Jonathan Fader
Description: This module will focus on the specific OARS Techniques of MI: Open ended questions, Affirmations, Reflective listening and Summaries. After we have reviewed these techniques, we will watch a video demonstration of MI that will help to differentiate them and give examples how they are used.

Objectives: At the completion of this program, participants should be able to:

Know the Motivational Interview Technique;
Understand the OARS technique as it applies to Motivational Interviewing; and
Identify it’s use during an example interview with a client.

Price: $20.00

Approval Bodies:
NAADAC, National Association for Addiction Professionals
National Board for Certified Counselors
Professional Development
Sign up for this course here