This course focuses on motivational interviewing (MI) skills. Students consider the theory, research base and practice of MI. Building on this knowledge, students are guided through practice exercises and skill-building sessions. These include recording and coding of mock counseling sessions, which are designed to build student proficiency in utilization of this key component of alcohol and drug counseling.
2 Graduate credits
Effective December 13, 2015 to present
- Understands the key foundational components of Motivational Interviewing (i.e. spirit, four processes, core counseling skills, change talk and addressing discord).
- Explore the scientific research with underpins the theory and practice of Motivational Interviewing, as an evidence-based practice.
- Demonstrate a collaborative, person-centered, goal-oriented counseling style of communication to address a person's ambivalence about change by attending to their language of change and strengthening their own motivation and commitment to change.
- Demonstrate continued counseling skills development by critically analyzing personal counseling style according to the MITI and applying culturally appropriate applications, professional ethics, anti-oppressive practices, and individualization to specific client characteristics.
|50||Advanced Motivational Interviewing: Practice and Supervision||Bruner, Molly Kay||Books for HSCD-602-50 Spring 2023||Course details for HSCD-602-50 Spring 2023|
|51||Advanced Motivational Interviewing: Practice and Supervision||Carlson, Steven Alan||Books for HSCD-602-51 Spring 2023||Course details for HSCD-602-51 Spring 2023|