MICA Coding

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MICA Coding

September 6 @ September 6 - September 29 @ September 29

A hands-on course helps you to understand the coding process of the MICA (Motivational Interviewing Competency Assessment).

This is an Online Training Series composed of 5 meetings at the following dates and times:

September 6-8, 2023, September 22, 2023 and September 29, 2023 from 9:00am to 12:00pm Pacific Time

Course Description:

This live streaming online training series is a hands on course that will help you to understand the coding process of the MICA (Motivational Interviewing Competency Assessment. It helps you answer the question; Does the communication method of this practitioner demonstrate a level of competency representative of Motivational Interviewing (MI)?

As Motivational Interviewing continues to evolve, there is an increasing demand for training in the use of coding tools for providing practical feedback to professionals in any service field on how to build their skill-set in Motivational Interviewing. This training of the MICA coding manual requires that you have a strong working knowledge of Motivational Interviewing since it is used as for both coding and coaching. Required prerequisites include our Introduction to Motivational Interviewing and Advanced Motivational Interviewing.

The coding class is multiple shorter trainings, to give you time to learn the MICA, practice by listening to audio’s of conversations and then collaborate and learn as a group again. There will be video examples, audience participation, and skill practice, creating a very interactive training experience.

This class is designed for those wanting to learn coding, it is very helpful in the process of learning Motivational Interviewing also, as you better understand what a true “good Motivational Interviewing” conversation sounds like.

Includes a BONUS: Post training support through our MI PLUS+ online community. Find micro-courses, live monthly (training & Q & A) events and a Motivational Interviewing library filled with skill building worksheets, videos and more.

You will learn how to/Learning Objectives:

  • Identify the process of coding and coaching with the MICA manual
  • Analyze Motivational Interviewing Microskills & verbal interventions accurately
  • Recognize demonstrations of Motivational Interviewing intentions & strategies
  • Develop a tangible decision tree for using the MICA and the MICA report system

Included in this course:

  • 15 hour online course
  • Worksheets and handouts
  • Full licensed use of the MICA manual
  • BONUS: 7 day trial of MI PLUS+

Next Course progression: IFIOC’s skill building series or Immersion course

Want more resources? IFIOC hosts a podcast called The Communication Solution on apple podcasts, where we discuss Motivational Interviewing and effective communication strategies. We also offer a FREE public Facebook group called Motivational Interviewing everyday where we post tips and create discussions. Visit our website for our BLOG, communication tips and more!

Completing this training allows you full licensed use of the MICA manual and will give you the tools you need to provide professionals easily digestible, structured, and specific feedback regarding their effort to use MI with their clients.

An evaluation is included with your handouts for the course; please complete and return to IFIOC. Once the completed evaluation is returned a Certificate of Completion will be sent out via your registered email address within 5 business days.

MICA coding and Coaching Course Agenda

Instructions for addressing grievances

Requirements to receive Continuing Education Certificate link

This training is designed for social workers and behavioral health professionals. IFIOC #1485 is approved as a provider for work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. IFIOC maintains responsibility for the program. Social workers participating in this training will receive 15 continuing education clock hours. Professionals should contact their individual regulatory board to review current continuing education requirements for licensure renewal. ASWB Approval Period: 05/30/2021 to 05/30/2024.

Learn more about our trainers Casey and John by checking out their bios!

Total Class cost: $600

Accessibility Accommodations: Please reach out to jan.grothe@ifioc.com

System Requirements: This course is run through the platform zoom, a link will be provided once registered. No need to download anything.

Refunds/Cancellations: Please reach out to jan.grothe@ifioc.com

Registration Deadline: The day the course begins!

Additional questions: Reach out to jan.grothe@ifioc.com


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