Motivational interviewing Foundation: Relational skills

The Great Lakes PTTC offers this training to behavioral health and prevention practitioners in HHS Region 5: IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, and WI.

All sessions will take place from 8:30–11:30 AM CST

Motivational Interviewing is an evidence-based practice used to help people overcome their ambivalence about change. In this interactive, skills-based workshop, participants will have the opportunity to learn about and practice the spirit of MI and relational skills. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe Motivational Interviewing: purpose, benefits and limitations
  • Summarize each of the four processes in Motivational Interviewing
  • Recognize differences between engagement helps and harms
  • Prepare to apply the spirit of Motivational Interviewing to patient interactions
  • Observe and practice fundamental skills: Listening, open-ended questions, affirmations, reflective listening, and summarization

Zoom Link
All participants will receive a Zoom link before the first session.  You will use the same link for all sessions.


Participants who attend all three sessions are eligible for 9 NAADAC CEUs. Partial credit will not be awarded.


Starts: Mar. 17, 2021 8:30 am
Ends: Mar. 31, 2021 11:30 am
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