DIMENSIONS: Motivational Interviewing for Behavior Change

 

Program Cost
Each two-day training is $600. Breakfast and lunch will be provided.

Program Location
All trainings are held at the Health Sciences Library on the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. Click here for transportation and lodging information.

 

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Level I Training – February 28, 2017

 

DIMENSIONS: Motivational Interviewing for Behavior Change – Level I

 

In this two-day intensive training, participants will learn the fundamentals of Motivational Interviewing (MI), a collaborative conversational style that strengthens a person’s own motivation and commitment to change. Participants will be guided through a sequence of learning activities to support the development of proficiency in the application of MI. Through activities designed to facilitate a deep understanding of the core MI concepts, participants will have an opportunity to practice and implement basic MI skills and strategies to reinforce their learning.

Upcoming Trainings
The next DIMENSIONS: Motivational Interviewing for Behavior Change – Level I training will be held at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, Colorado on Monday, July 24 and Tuesday, July 25, 2017. REGISTER NOW!

Training Objectives
1)  Explore ways to enhance behavior change using the MI approach;
2)  Learn the key principles of MI, including the MI “heart” set and core processes;
3)  Learn core MI skills, including OARS;
4)  Engage in activities that illustrate the fundamental MI skills and strategies;
5)  Practice MI skills and strategies designed to evoke motivation for change.

Who should attend? Any healthcare professional who:
1)  Works with people to change their health behaviors;
2)  Is interested in translating their MI knowledge into practice;
3)  Wants a hands on opportunity to hone their MI skills.

 

DIMENSIONS: Motivational Interviewing for Behavior Change – Level II

 

This two-day intensive training will focus on advanced application of Motivational Interviewing (MI) for health care professionals, including methods for:
•  Strategically eliciting and strengthening change and commitment talk;
•  Decreasing and managing discord;
•  Deepening skills of engagement and evocation.

Upcoming Trainings
The next DIMENSIONS: Motivational Interviewing for Behavior Change – Level II training will be held at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, Colorado on Monday, August 28 and Tuesday, August 29, 2017. REGISTRATION COMING SOON!

Who should attend? Any healthcare professional who:
1)   Has prior training and reasonable proficiency in Motivational Interviewing; ;
2)   Is interested in taking your MI skill base to the next level in clinical care;
3)   Is fulfilling advanced training requirements for application to the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT).

This dynamic and experiential training will feature didactic material, trainer demonstrations, real-play exercises, and audio (or video) recorded practice, coding, and self-evaluation. Enrollment will be limited to 30 people. Co-facilitators and at least one training assistant will be present all day, each day to provide opportunity for personal attention to every participant.