Introduction to Motivational Interviewing Blended Learning Follow-up Skills Lab 04-28-2023

Pittsburgh, PA US
April 28, 2023

The purpose of this training is to enhance client-centered communication approach and skills using the framework of Motivational Interviewing. Attendees have completed 12 hours of self-paced asynchronous coursework and partner activities ahead of the live session and will debrief learnings and practice skills in this session.

Target Audience

RNs / SW / Health Coaches / Dieticians / EMTs/Paramedics

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe the core principles, micro skills, and "spirit" of motivational interviewing (MI)
  2. Demonstrate MI strategies used in the engaging, focusing, evoking, and planning phases through case study review
  3. Role-play using all the MI strategies and phases as a culminating activity
  4. Identify a plan of action or next steps in building a skill set in MI
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 3.50 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 3.50 ASWB
  • 3.50 Attendance
Course opens: 
03/20/2023
Course expires: 
05/26/2023
Event starts: 
04/28/2023 - 8:00am EDT
Event ends: 
04/28/2023 - 12:00pm EDT

Program begins at 8:30am and adjourns at 12:00pm Total Education Time:  3.5

 

Time

Content

Presenter

8:30am -9:30am

Presentation of the core principles, micro skills, and “spirit” of motivational interviewing (MI)

Michael J. Connell, MS
Renee Greenwald, MS, NBC-HWC

9:30am - 11:00am

Present and discuss MI strategies used in the engaging, focusing, evoking, and planning phases through case study review

Michael J. Connell, MS
Renee Greenwald, MS, NBC-HWC

11:00am - 11:30am

Introduction of case study and role play using all the MI strategies and phases as a culminating activity

Michael J. Connell, MS
Renee Greenwald, MS, NBC-HWC

11:30am-12:00pm

Review and discuss a plan of action or next steps in building a skill set in MI

Michael J. Connell, MS
Renee Greenwald, MS, NBC-HWC

 

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

 



Michael J. Connell MS
Mr. Connell is the Clinical Engagement Coordinator for UPMC Health Plan’s Clinical Education Team. Mr. Connell has a master’s degree in Exercise Physiology and a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Pittsburgh. Mr. Connell was a Health Coach at the UPMC Health Plan for six years where he had extensive experience coaching members to adopt healthy behaviors, including smoking cessation, physical activity, nutrition, stress management, and weight management. Mr. Connell was responsible for training the engagement and coaching skills of the lifestyle health coach team from 2010 to 2015. Mr. Connell is currently responsible for improving the engagement and Motivational Interviewing skills of clinical staff at the UPMC Health Plan, including RNs, Health Coaches, and Case Managers.
 

Renee Greenwald, MS, NBC-HWC

Renee Greenwald is the Manager of Clinical Training & Quality Assurance at UPMC Health Plan where she is responsible for supporting the Health Coach Academy team with developing the Motivational Interviewing skillset of UPMC Health Plan clinicians through various training and Quality Assurance Review. She has a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science from Slippery Rock University and a Master of Science in Exercise Science and Health Promotion, specializing in wellness and fitness and wellness coaching from PennWest California.  Renee is a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers and is a Nationally Board-Certified Health and Wellness Coach with about 5 years of experience in health coaching.

 

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.

Nursing (CNE)
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 3.5 contact hour(s).

This activity is eligible for endorsed credit for UPMC Health Plan EMTs and Paramedics.  Complete ETHOS course work, obtain the attendance certificate, and submit to EMS governing body for 3.5 CE credit(s).

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 3.5continuing education credit(s).

Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity

NOTE:   There are not CCM CEs available for this educational activity.

Available Credit

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