Conference 2018 | Advanced Motivational Interviewing Training

Shoreline, WA US
March 30, 2018

Next Steps in Your Practice

Friday | March 30, 2018

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Target Audience

This workshop is for nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, staff nurses, school nurses, social workers, psychologists, case managers, physicians, physician assistants, occupational therapists, physical therapists, health educators and other interested healthcare professionals with basic Motivational Interviewing experience.



Take your Motivational Interviewing skills to the next level. Learn how to use Motivational Interviewing principles you already know and expand on them to achieve even better results in your practice. Learning activities include real life demonstrations, breakdown of video examples, “real-plays,” case studies, small group exercises and practice with feedback.


Objectives for Learning Outcomes

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be better able to:

  1. Apply the core elements of Motivational Interviewing (MI) to your area of practice.
  2. Identify the foundational skills of MI from demonstrations and video examples.
  3. Identify where you may “get stuck” using MI and develop strategies for overcoming obstacles.
  4. Demonstrate advanced MI strategies for eliciting and exploring clients’ own reasons for change.
  5. Use the four processes of MI for navigating clinical conversations in the direction of client change goals.
  6. Address/eliminate the key barriers to enhancing confidence and competence in applying the skills and strategies of MI in clinical practice.

Provided By

UW School of Nursing, Continuing Nursing Education



Virginia Mason
UW Medicine/University of Washington Medical Center



Clinical Researcher, University of Washington School of Social Work/School of Medicine; Adjunct Faculty, Seattle University College of Nursing; Private Consultant, J Tillman Training; Member, Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT)



  • Exchanging Information (Education, Advice, Feedback, Referral)
  • Identify Where Helping Professionals get Stuck in Practicing MI 
  • Negotiating a Change Plan
  • OARS Review
  • Offering Advice
  • Recognizing Readiness for Change
  • Strategic Reflective Listening: Guiding Towards Change Talk

Professional Credit

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Additional Information

Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 7.10 Contact hours
Event starts: 
03/30/2018 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
03/30/2018 - 4:30pm
Shoreline Conference Center
18560 1st Ave NE
Shoreline, WA 98155
United States

Available Credit

  • 7.10 Contact hours


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