Conference 2019 | Motivational Interviewing

Seattle, WA US
June 17, 2019

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Focusing on Practical Applications

Already know the basics of Motivational Interviewing (MI), yet want to deepen your effectiveness in applying your MI skills? Enjoy a day of honing your core MI skills, learning about updated research and participating in ten practice opportunities! Leave with a personal, specific plan for further skill development. This advanced workshop is designed for individuals who have participated in introductory training in MI. It goes beyond a basic understanding to focus on advanced clinical skillfulness and to develop competency in your work specialty. Learning activities will include real life demonstrations, breakdown of video examples, “real-plays”, case studies, small group exercises and practice with feedback.

Target Audience

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.

Objectives for Learning Outcomes

After attending this workshop, you 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 & competence in applying the skills & strategies of MI in clinical practice.

Additional Information

Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 7.30 Contact hours
Event starts: 
06/17/2019 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
06/17/2019 - 4:30pm

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UW Center for Urban Horticulture
3501 NE 41st Street
NHS Hall
Seattle, WA 98105
United States

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Hotels Nearby

Residence Inn near UW.


Hotel Website
4501 12th Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98105
Local Phone: 206-322-8887
One block from UW Tower. One mile from UW Center for Urban Horticulture. For UWCNE participants only: Click on the hotel website link and choose the Corporate/Promotional drop down box and enter code UWD to get the UW discount.

Silver Cloud Inn near UW.


Hotel Website
5036 25th Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98105
Local Phone: 206-526-5200 - Ask for UW Continuing Nursing Education Rate
Approximately 1.4 miles from UW Tower. 0.8 mile from UW Center for Urban Horticulture.

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Professional Credit

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Available Credit

  • 7.30 Contact hours


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