Motivational Interviewing Basics

Sponsor: Choices Addiction & Recovery Education

Course Description: Motivational interviewing is evidence-based and is integral in counseling to initiate movement toward behavior change. Peer recovery support workers and peer coaches utilize motivational interviewing and conversation in alignment with their role of reducing power differentials. Our course offers foundational learning to implement these powerful skills.


  • Learn the spirit of motivational conversation.
  • Implement concepts of active listening.
  • Identify ambivalence.
  • Learn the fundamentals of Open-Ended Questions, Affirmations, Reflective Listening, and Summarizing (OARS).

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Event Details

December 6, 2023
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Virtual by Zoom
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