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