Motivational Interviewing Skill Building Series

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Motivational Interviewing Skill Building Series

December 7 @ 9:30 am - December 16 @ 3:00 pm

Take your knowledge of Motivational Interviewing and turn it into a well-practiced skill!

This is an Online Training Series composed of 4 meetings at the following dates and times:

12/7/21 and 12/9/21 from 9:30am to 12:00pm Pacific Time and 12/14/21 and 12/16/21 from 12:30pm to 3:00pm Pacific Time

Do you want to take your knowledge of Motivational Interviewing and turn it into skill? We all know that learning concepts is one thing, but using them day to day takes intentional effort and practice. If you want to increase your skills around Motivational Interviewing, then this is the right step!

Course Description: If you’ve secured your working knowledge of Motivational Interviewing (and have taken our Introduction to Motivational Interviewing course) and are ready to dive deeper into skill development, this is your course. There will be a significant focus on skill practice activities to build your competency and confidence in Motivational Interviewing. We will be using the Motivational Interviewing Competency Assessment (MICA) as a tool to assess and progress developing skills. Each participant will also submit two audio recorded MI conversations and receive private individual coaching and feedback. This live streaming online training format will provide multiple opportunities to practice what you learn in coaching and apply in real-time. The registration fee for this course includes both the training and the two coding/coaching sessions (discounted over $100). This class can fill up fast. Reserve your spot today! There will be video examples, audience participation, and skill practice, creating a very interactive training experience.

Includes a BONUS: Post training support through our online membership. Find practice worksheets, skill building videos and access a monthly live webcast to ask questions from the IFIOC team.

You will learn how to/Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize and accurately demonstrate the 4 processes of Motivational Interviewing
  • Identify and practice real world application of Motivational Interviewing skills
  • Receive feedback from Motivational Interviewing fidelity reporting & then practice skills related to the feedback

Included in this course:

  • Handouts and Worksheets
  • 2 MICA coding/coaching submissions with coaching
  • BONUS: 30 day trial of IFIOC Gold membership

Next Course progression: IFIOC’s Advanced Motivational Interviewing, Immersion course, MICA coding and coaching

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.

Motivational Interviewing Skill building 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), through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. IFIOC maintains responsibility for the program. Social workers participating in this training will receive 10 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: $250

Accessibility Accommodations: Please reach out to

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

Registration Deadline: The day the course begins!

Additional questions: Reach out to


December 7 @ 9:30 am
December 16 @ 3:00 pm


John Gilbert
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