PLEASE NOTE: Due to the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency this class has transitioned from a 1-Day, in-person class to a virtual classroom setting. The program will now be offered across three zoom sessions. Attendance at each of the three sessions is required to receive credit.
Monday, February 22nd, 1-5pm
Tuesday, February 23rd, 1-5pm
Wednesday, February 25th, 1-5pm
Registered students will recieve a seperate email with a link to the Zoom session.
Course Description: This course will cover intermediate MI concepts and practices via didactics, case discussion, and demonstrations/practice. The training will be highly interactive and participants will receive real-time feedback on MI skills.
Learning objectives: Participants will:
Develop a working knowledge of MI concepts and practices
Understand the key issues in evoking client motivation to change
Develop awareness and basic skills in using broader MI counseling strategies
Be able to use key MI communication techniques OARS
Understand the four processes of MI – engaging, focusing, evoking and planning
Experience/observe MI counseling practice
Prerequisite: Successful completion of "Introduction to Motivational Interviewing" and a one-on-one client simulation are required prior to being admitted into this course. For more information about this requirement, please email Misty.Johnson@vcuhealth.org
This program is being offered at no cost through funding from the MidAtlantic AIDS Education and Training Center (MAAETC) and the Virginia HIV/AIDS Resource and Consultation Center (VHARCC). As such, preference will be given to those funded under Ryan White, CDC, VDH, and HRSA funding to provide Case Management Services to people living with HIV/AIDS. If you are not funded under such grants, your registration for this class may be rejected. For any questions regarding course eligibility, please email email@example.com.
A variety of the listed topics will be discussed at this event.