Introduction to Motivational Interviewing Blended Learning Follow-up Skills Lab 02-03-2023

Pittsburgh, PA US
February 3, 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: 
12/13/2022
Course expires: 
03/03/2023
Event starts: 
02/03/2023 - 8:00am EST
Event ends: 
02/03/2023 - 12:00pm EST

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

Indira Stokes, MPH, CHES, NBCHWC

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

Indira Stokes, MPH, CHES, NBCHWC

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

Indira Stokes, MPH, CHES, NBCHWC

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

Indira Stokes, MPH, CHES, NBCHWC

 

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

 



Amanda Gabarda, EdD, MPH, NBC-WC

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.

Indira Stokes, MPH, CHES, NBC-HWC

Indira is a Clinical Engagement Coordinator at UPMC Health Plan where she is responsible for training and skill development of health coaches and care managers. She has a bachelor's degree in Biology and Economics and a master's in Public Health from the University of Pittsburgh. Indira is a Certified Health Education Specialist and a National Board-Certified Health and Wellness Coach. She has about 5 years of experience with 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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