Why do MI (Motivational Interviewing)?

Why do MI (Motivational Interviewing)?

Posted on December 20th, 2021

December 28th, 2021: 9:00 AM- 11:00 AM CST

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This interactive learning community conversation focuses the misconception that Motivational Interviewing is a ‘technique’ to get people to do what we (workers & providers) want them to do. This way of thinking about MI could not be further from the truth. Join the learning community to explore the benefits of practicing MI, even if it’s not magic, mesmerism, or manipulation.

Goal(s): To address misconceptions about why, when, and how to use/practice Motivational Interviewing.

Learning Objectives:
1. Distinguish between Client Centered Counseling, the Stages of Change Model, and MI.
2. Identify when and when not to practice MI.
3. List the benefits of practicing MI.
4. Demonstrate execution of the EPE exchange method of offering information & feedback.

Hosted by: Northeast & Caribbean ATTC