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Motivational Interviewing

Course Number: 10520191
Credits: 3.00

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Course Description

10-520-191 MOTIVATIONAL INTERVIEWING ...Ascertain fundamental building block skills in Motivational Interviewing. Apply the Spirit and basic Motivational Interviewing interventions in therapeutic sessions. Evaluate performance through real play counseling sessions and personal experience reflections. Recognize ambivalence and motivation to change. Determine differences between sustain and change talk. Apply collaborative goal setting. Determine client direction using focus techniques. Apply reflective practitioner techniques. (Prerequisite: 10-550-206 Intro to Interview & Counsel.)

Course Typically Offered

  • Fall
  • Spring

Course Competencies

  1. Identify the fundamental building block skills to use in conducting a motivational or basic interview.
  2. Apply the Spirit and basic Motivationl Interviewing interventions in therapeutic sessions.
  3. Evaluate performance through real play counseling sessions and personal experience reflections.
  4. Recognize ambivalence and motivation to change.
  5. Determine differences between sustain and change talk.
  6. Apply collaborative goal setting.
  7. Determine client direction using focus techniques.
  8. Apply reflective practitioner techniques.