Motivational Interviewing (MI) can be simply described as a collaborative conversation style for strengthening a person’s own motivation and commitment to change. Using MI, a professional strategically guides a conversation so the person hears themselves talk about possibilities and advantages of change. Research is clear that an effective MI conversation can improve targeted outcomes in multiple behavioral domains by helping people reduce ambivalence and hear their own thoughts about change.
This 14-hour (12 instructional hours) course is presented in four sessions starting June 15th. At the end of the course, participants will have a new skill that can to help them partner with their consumers and their families in order to encourage change.
Participants must attend all 4 sessions with your video on, in addition to the terms in the certificate policy, in order to receive a certificate of attendance. No refunds will be issued for cancellations after 8:00AM on June 15, 2021.
About Our Trainer
Mary Jane Rogan, MSN, is a nurse practitioner with extensive experience in clinical application of Motivational Interviewing, and MI training for professionals employed in substance use treatment, healthcare, counseling, social work, OT, PT, and educational settings. She is a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT), and holds a certificate in Drug and Alcohol Counseling from Villanova University and a certificate in Nicotine Dependence Training from the Mayo Clinic. Mary Jane Rogan served from 2005-2018 as the Coordinator of Alcohol and Drug Education Programs at West Chester University where she spent used MI techniques to work with students about alcohol/drug use and general lifestyle choices.