This presentation will discuss the Motivational interviewing (MI) approach MI defined as an evidence-based collaborative, person-centered conversation style that strengthens a person’s own motivation for change and commitment to make a behavioral change. This approach is characterized by acceptance, empathy, and unconditional positive regard and, in turn, minimizes discord and fosters hope and optimism in clinical encounters.
- Describe a contemporary understanding of Motivational Interviewing (MI) and the evidence base
- Discuss the spirit, processes, and core skills and strategies of MI
- Identify challenges in learning and implementing MI in clinical practice
Antoine Douaihy, MD
Professor of Psychiatry and Medicine
University of Pittsburgh
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- 6.00 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
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