North Country Health Consortium

Motivational Interviewing

Professional training courses in Motivational Interviewing (MI)

What we offer: 

Various types of MI training in a choice of formats to best meet your needs. All training is provided by a MINT member. Professional continuing education credit is available.

What is MINT?

The Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT) is an international organization of trainers sharing an interest in improving the quality and effectiveness of counseling and consultations given to patients about behavior change.  Members participate in MINT after a formal training of trainers program and continue to improve the quality of their workshops through professional development.  NCHC's Motivational Interviewing trainer is a MINT member. 

What you can expect:

Motivational Interviewing: An overview ( 1 – 3 contact hours) –  This training is designed to familiarize participants with the basic concepts of Motivational Interviewing. The format is primarily didactic and may include video or demonstrations to provide attendees a “taste of MI”.

Introduction to MI Workshop ( 12 contact hours) – Participants will learn the fundamentals of Motivational Interviewing, including skill development.  The workshop includes a mix of didactic presentation, demonstration and practice exercises.

Intermediate and Advanced Training (6 to 12 contact hours ) – This is a skills-based workshop for those who have learned the fundamentals of Motivational Interviewing, practiced it over time, and seek more advanced training.  Experience and basic MI proficiency is assumed.  The training may involve demonstration, practice, and analysis and coding of audio or video MI examples.

Motivational Interviewing Coaching – Peer practice groups or individual consulting provides ongoing opportunities for additional practice and skills development.

Please contact us to explore options and pricing for MI training for you or your organization:

bmcenany@NCHCNH.org  or (603)259-3700 x254 

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