October 22, 2015

1.)  Introduction to Motivational Interviewing – Bill Matulich, PhD

In this slide presentation, Dr. Matulich talks about the basic concepts of Motivational Interviewing (MI). After a brief definition, topics include: the Spirit of MI, the four basic OARS skills, and the “processes” of MI.

2.)  Motivational Interviewing: Brief Explanation

3.)  Core Clinician Skills: Introducing OARS – National Heart Foundation of Australia

  • Develop an understanding of the fundamental spirit and principles of motivational interviewing.
  • Gain up-to-date information regarding the research and evidence of motivational interviewing.
  • Develop an understanding of empathic counselling skills, central to using the technique.
  • Learn when and how to use advice and other more directive elements of motivational interviewing.
  • Observe elements of motivational interviewing, including how motivational interviewing can be used to roll with resistance, resolve ambivalence , encourage change and commitment talk, and help people carry through changes to health behaviors.

4.)  Motivational Interviewing – TheIRETAchannel 

Alan Lyme, LCSW, ICADC, ICCS, MINT, is the Clinical Supervisor for the Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) grant program at the Medical Center of Central Georgia. Mr. Lyme has provided trainings nationally on Motivational Interviewing, clinical supervision, and skills on working with men. He is a MINT (Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers) recognized MI trainer, an Internationally Certified Clinical Supervisor, and an Internationally Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor.

5.)  Motivational Interviewing: Facilitating Change Across Boundaries – Teachers College, Columbia University with William R. Miller, PhD 

6.)  Motivational Interviewing: Brief Therapy for Addictions – PsychotherapyNet with William R. Miller, PhD

MI founder William Miller talks about how Motivational Interviewing helps people resolve their ambivalence about changing addictive behaviors. Watch the full video here.

7.)  Increasing Importance in Motivational Interviewing – PsychotherapyNet with Cathy Cole, LCSW

Learn how Motivation Interviewing is applied to working with addictions in this video with Motivational Interviewing expert and trainer Cathy Cole, LCSW. Watch the full video here.

8.)  Substance Abuse (Marijuana): Motivational Interviewing OARS Skills Case Presentation

This video role-play is part of an online training for which EUs are available for re-credentialing CASACs and members of NASW. You can register for the training at the www.bestpracticetrainers.org website. In the role-play, the therapist is using Motivational Interviewing OARS skills with a client who is using marijuana.