Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a client-centered communications approach, which enhances intrinsic motivation for making behavior changes by exploring and resolving ambivalence.
Presented by Kelly Burda, Allegheny Health Choices Inc.
--Understand and feel the "Spirit" of MI
--Learn and practice the person-centered foundational skills of MI using open-ended questions, affirmations, reflective listening and summarizing skills (OARS)
--Apply MI in an interactive learning environment while discovering new perspectives on ways to interact with individuals to enhance their confidence and commitment to change.