The Motivational Interviewing (MI) training program is designed to provide MI training to Community Health Workers and Patient Navigators throughout the state of Virginia. Participants will be introduced to the theoretical foundations of MI, the role of ambivalence in behavior change, basic MI skills, and how to identify and elicit change talk with clients. The trainings will provide an opportunity to learn and practice MI skills, followed by a demonstration of the student’s proficiency in MI skills.
Understand the history and development of MI.
Define ambivalence and describe the role it plays in client behavior.
Describe the spirit of MI and guiding principles.
Demonstrate proficiency in basic MI skills (e.g., OARS).
Identify and cultivate change talk in interactions with clients.
Course Delivery & Requirements
This course is designed for Community Health Workers, Patient Navigators, and others working with those living with or at risk for HIV/AIDS. This registration is for Part One of the MI certification process. After successful completion of the classroom training, participants will be given the opportunity to participate in a one on one client simulation where they can demonstrate skills to trainers and recieve feedback. For questions regarding the dates, times, and location of training opportunities, please email email@example.com or call 804.828.2475. For questions regarding VDH requirements, please contact your contract monitor.
Motivational Interviewing Certification
MI Certification will be provided to those who complete both the in-person and client simulation parts of this training.
A variety of the listed topics will be discussed at this event.