Motivational interviewing is a client centered behavioral approach focused on establishing a mutually trusting and respectful relationship to help foster motivation and move an individual toward healthy behavior change. This highly interactive session will introduce providers to components of motivational interviewing that can help enhance worker confidence in decision making and planning for positive return to work or health outcomes.
At the end of the training, participants will be able to-
1. Describe the 4 components of Motivational Interviewing
2. Provide an Occupational Health specific example of each of the components
3. Recognize 5 different narrative indicators for change.
Intended Audience: Licensed healthcare professionals including Physical and Occupational Therapists, Physical and Occupational Therapist Assistants, Athletic Trainer, Certified/Registered Kinesiologist. Consideration of other licensed health/safety personnel based on space and background.
Additional course information
Program Level (AOTA): Introductory
AOTA Classification Category: Occupational Therapy Service Delivery
Delivery: Online (live, interactive)
Student Ratio: 12:1
General Teaching Method Overview: Webinar Lecture, Group Activities
Duration: 2 hours, 2 contact hours
Completion Requirements: Attend entire course session, class participation / engagement in learning activities including group activities, and completion of course evaluation.
Course Outline & Agenda
Outline Content Areas Learning Method/content
15 Min Purpose of Motivational Interviewing Power point
15 Min Theoretical underpinnings of MI Power point
30 Min Practical components of MI Power point, video case demo, breakout sessions, polls
15 Min Narrative Medicine introduction Power point
15 Min Narrative indicators of change Power point
30 Min Example applications to occupational health Handout, breakout session
Equipment for Implementation: None specific to training.