Introduction to Motivational Interviewing Blended Learning Follow-up Skills Lab 05-26-2023

Pittsburgh, PA US
May 26, 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: 
04/24/2023
Course expires: 
06/23/2023
Event starts: 
05/26/2023 - 8:00am EDT
Event ends: 
05/26/2023 - 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)

Amanda Gabarda, EdD, MPH, NBC-HWC
Brittany Chapman, MSW, NBC-HWC

9:30am - 11:00am

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

Amanda Gabarda, EdD, MPH, NBC-HWC
Brittany Chapman, MSW, NBC-HWC

11:00am - 11:30am

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

Amanda Gabarda, EdD, MPH, NBC-HWC
Brittany Chapman, MSW, NBC-HWC

11:30am-12:00pm

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

Amanda Gabarda, EdD, MPH, NBC-HWC
Brittany Chapman, MSW, NBC-HWC

 

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

 


Amanda Gabarda, EdD, MPH, NBC-HWC

Dr. Gabarda is the Senior Director of Clinical Training & Development at UPMC Health Plan where is responsible for the creation, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of training and skill development of lifestyle health coaches and care managers. She has a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Exercise Science from Slippery Rock University, a Master of Public Health from Walden University, and a Doctor of Education in Health and Physical Activity from the University of Pittsburgh.  Ms. Gabarda is a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers, a National Board-Certified Health & Wellness Coach, and a Certified Health Education Specialist and has 15+ years of experience in health and wellness coaching.

Brittany Chapman, MSW, NBC-HWC

Brittany is a Clinical Engagement Coordinator at UPMC Health Plan. Her responsibilities include professional skill development and training of care managers and health coaches. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Psychology from Wright State University and a Master's degree in Social Work from the University of Southern California. Brittany is also a National Board-Certified Health and Wellness Coach with about 6 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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