Activating Behavior Change: Introduction to Motivational Interviewing

Pittsburgh, PA US
January 14, 2021

The purpose of this training is to enhance client centered communication approach and skills using the framework of Motivational Interviewing.

Schedule Day 1

Program begins at 9:30am  and adjourns at 3:30pm  Total Education Time:  5 hours

Day 1 1-12-21

Time

Content

Presenter

9:30am-10:30am

Welcome and opening activity 

Mike Connell & Jenna Valenza

10:30am-12pm

Spirit of MI and interactive practice / Principals of MI and interactive practice

Mike Connell & Jenna Valenza

12pm-1pm

Lunch

 

1pm-3pm

Principles of MI and interactive practice

Mike Connell & Jenna Valenza

3pm-4pm

Final activity and wrap up

Mike Connell & Jenna Valenza

 

Schedule Day 2

Program begins at 9:30am and adjourns at 3:30pm Total Education Time:  5 Hours

Day 2 1-13-21 

Time

Content

Presenter

9:30am to 10:30am

Welcome and opening activity 

Mike Connell & Jenna Valenza

10:30am to 12pm

Self-reflections activity and debrief on MI skills

Mike Connell & Jenna Valenza

12pm-1pm

Lunch

Mike Connell & Jenna Valenza

1pm-2pm

4 phases of MI review and demonstration 

Mike Connell & Jenna Valenza

2pm-3pm

Case study development and feedback

Mike Connell & Jenna Valenza

3pm to 3:30pm

Cumulating activity and wrap up

Mike Connell & Jenna Valenza

 

 Schedule Day 3

Program begins at 9:30am and adjourns at 3:30pm Total Education Time: 5 Hours

Day 3 1-14-21

Time

Content

Presenter

9:30am to 10:30am

Welcome and opening activity 

Mike Connell & Jenna Valenza

10:30am- 12pm

4 phases of MI skills and application

Mike Connell & Jenna Valenza

12pm-1pm

Lunch

Mike Connell & Jenna Valenza

1pm-3pm

Video demonstration review and group activities (Principles of MI and interactive practice)/ Standardized patient case studies in groups with practice and feedback. 

Mike Connell & Jenna Valenza

3pm to 3:30pm

Professional Development Plan and wrap up

Mike Connell & Jenna Valenza

Target Audience

RNs / SW / Health Coaches / Dieticians

Learning Objectives

1.  Identify core concepts and principles of motivational interviewing (MI) as applied to a healthcare setting.

2.  Describe the evidence that supports the efficacy of MI.

3.  Explain the importance of a client-centered approach in working with patients/members.

4.  Compare the traditional medical approach and the MI approach.

5.  Identify the worst case and best-case scenarios in health coaching.

6.  Demonstrate strategies to validate a member’s concerns and express empathy.

7.  Demonstrate strategies to ask open ended questions, affirm, reflect and summarize.

8.  Identify and recognize and respond to change talk.

9.  Demonstrate strategies to evoke change talk from a member.

10.  Explain in summary the basic principles of MI.

11.  Demonstrate awareness of current strengths and areas of growth in the MI skills-set.

12.  Demonstrate strategies and skills used in each of the phases of MI:  engaging, focusing, evoking, and planning. 

13.  Apply MI strategies and skills in a culminating activity.

14.  Apply and practice core concepts and principles of MI through case study with practice and feedback using standardized patients.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 15.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 15.00 ASWB
  • 15.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
01/11/2021
Course expires: 
02/11/2021
Event starts: 
01/14/2021 - 9:30am
Event ends: 
01/14/2021 - 3:30pm

Schedule Day 1

Program begins at 9:30am  and adjourns at 3:30pm  Total Education Time:  5 hours

Day 1 1-12-21

Time

Content

Presenter

9:30am-10:30am

Welcome and opening activity 

Mike Connell & Jenna Valenza

10:30am-12pm

Spirit of MI and interactive practice / Principals of MI and interactive practice

Mike Connell & Jenna Valenza

12pm-1pm

Lunch

 

1pm-3pm

Principles of MI and interactive practice

Mike Connell & Jenna Valenza

3pm-4pm

Final activity and wrap up

Mike Connell & Jenna Valenza

 

Schedule Day 2

Program begins at 9:30am and adjourns at 3:30pm Total Education Time:  5 Hours

Day 2 1-13-21

Time

Content

Presenter

9:30am to 10:30am

Welcome and opening activity 

Mike Connell & Jenna Valenza

10:30am to 12pm

Self-reflections activity and debrief on MI skills

Mike Connell & Jenna Valenza

12pm-1pm

Lunch

Mike Connell & Jenna Valenza

1pm-2pm

4 phases of MI review and demonstration 

Mike Connell & Jenna Valenza

2pm-3pm

Case study development and feedback

Mike Connell & Jenna Valenza

3pm to 3:30pm

Cumulating activity and wrap up

Mike Connell & Jenna Valenza

 

   Schedule Day 3

Program begins at 9:30am and adjourns at 3:30pm Total Education Time: 5 Hours

Day 3 1-14-21

Time

Content

Presenter

9:30am to 10:30am

Welcome and opening activity 

Mike Connell & Jenna Valenza

10:30am- 12pm

4 phases of MI skills and application

Mike Connell & Jenna Valenza

12pm-1pm

Lunch

Mike Connell & Jenna Valenza

1pm-3pm

Video demonstration review and group activities (Principles of MI and interactive practice)/ Standardized patient case studies in groups with practice and feedback. 

Mike Connell & Jenna Valenza

3pm to 3:30pm

Professional Development Plan and wrap up

Mike Connell & Jenna Valenza

UPMC Health Plan
600 Grant Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
United States

Amanda Gabarda, EdD, MPH, MS      

UPMC Health Plan, Sr. Director of Clinical Training  and Education

 

Jenna Valenza, MPH, NBHWC

UPMC Health Plan, Lead of clinical training operations : Clinical Training & Development

 

Michael J. Connell MS

UPMC Health Plan Clinical Engagement Coordinator

 

Daniel Watson, LPC, NBHWC

UPMC Health Plan QA Coordinator, Clinical Training and Development

 

 

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

As a Jointly Accredited Organization, University of Pittsburgh is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. University of Pittsburgh maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 15 continuing education credits.

Available Credit

  • 15.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 15.00 ASWB
  • 15.00 Attendance
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