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Motivational Interviewing: Fueling the Fire for Change

9.75 CE Hours Available

Dr. Zuckoff illustrates using live and video demonstration, how Motivational Interviewing can help clients change. Participants will also have the opportunity to engage in guided practice of select MI strategies and techniques.


J&K Seminars does not provide NBCC credit for this program.

All orders include the entire presentation with handouts and a CE test.
Streaming videos and audio downloads will be available immediately after checkout
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Participants will be able to describe:

  • The MI model of motivation for change
  • The Spirit and Four Processes of MI
  • How to avoid traps and engage clients using the core OARS skills
  • How to collaboratively develop a focus for an MI conversation
  • How to increase importance and confidence for change by recognizing, responding to, and eliciting change talk
  • How to recognize and distinguish sustain talk and discord and how to respond effectively to reduce them
  • How to recognize and strengthen readiness


Foundations of Motivational Interviewing

  • Ambivalence and motivation for change
  • Talking with people about change: The interpersonal nature of resistance

The MI Model of Facilitating Change

  • The Spirit of MI
  • The Four Processes of MI

The Process of Engaging

  • Avoiding Traps
  • Open Questions, Affirmation, Reflection, Summary: Using the core OARS skills

The Processes of Focusing and Evoking, Part 1: Change Talk

  • Setting the agenda and establishing direction
  • Recognizing change talk
  • Responding to change talk

Reframing Resistance: Sustain Talk and Discord

  • Distinguishing sustain talk and discord from each other
  • Responding to sustain talk
  • Responding to discord

The Process of Evoking, Part 2: Building Importance of Change

  • Developing discrepancy in MI
  • Strategies for evoking desire, reasons, and need for change
  • The Values Card Sort

The Process of Evoking, Part 3: Building Confidence for Change

  • Strengthening self-efficacy in MI
  • Strategies for evoking ability to change
  • Scaling importance and confidence

The Process of Planning

  • Recognizing readiness and strengthening commitment to change
  • Developing an MI change plan
  • Effective advice-giving: When and How