Dr. Denise Ernst

Motivational Interviewing Training Series

Denise Ernst, Ph.D.

Stéphanie Wahab, Ph.D., M.S.W.

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Two-Day Introduction to Motivational Interviewing (MI)

May 3-4, 2018 – $450

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This 2-day intensive workshop will introduce participants to the principles, processes, and skills associated with motivational interviewing. Participants will be guided through a sequence of learning activities to explore and shape their own behavioral change practices to be more in line with MI. Learning activities will include: real-life demonstrations, video-tape examples, real-plays, case studies, and small group exercises, with plenty of opportunities for participant practice with feedback. This workshop is appropriate for helping professionals with no prior or minimal to moderate exposure.

Learning Goals

  1. Describe the spirit, key principles and four processes of Motivational Interviewing (MI)
  2. Critically engage MI demonstrations via videos and live examples
  3. Demonstrate and practice the spirit and primary skills associated with MI, with specific attention to evoking change talk
  4. Become familiar with the range of skills used in MI to engage with clients, focus the scope of the work, evoke change talk, dancing with discord and negotiate a change plan

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Advanced Topics: Cultivating Change Talk

June 26, 2018 – $225

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Limited to 30 participants—register TODAY!

In this 1-day workshop you will:

  • Deepen your ability to recognize change talk and sustain talk
  • Practice cultivating change talk and softening sustain talk
  • Deepen your ability to evaluate your own skills of cultivating and responding to change talk

Target Audience

This training is appropriate for helping professionals with previous MI and practice experience in the role of supporting individuals to make and sustain behavior changes: social workers, physicians, nurses, health educators, care managers, dietitians, counselors, psychologists, life coaches, clergy, probation corrections officers, personal trainers, and educators.

Included in the Workshop

  • 7 hours of high-level training from very experienced national and international MINT trainers
  • Light breakfast/coffee breaks/light snacks
  • University venue with local food carts and hotels within walking distance
  • 6.5 Social Work CEUs from NASW

Held in beautiful Portland, OR at Portland State University

  • Smith Memorial Student Union, Cascade Room 238
  • 1825 SW Broadway, Second Floor
  • Located in the heart of downtown Portland in the middle of campus
  • Easily accessible via public transportation, with a host of nearby accommodations and restaurants

Limited to 30 participants—register TODAY!

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Two-Day Intermediate/Advanced MI

October 26-27, 2017 (offered again in Oct. 2018) – $450

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This 2-day intensive workshop is devoted to deepening MI learning and skills. Workshop participants will have previous MI training and practice in applied settings. The workshop will focus on deepening and varying reflective listening skills, as well as growing eliciting and responding to change talk skills, change planning, and dancing with discord. Participants will be supported to develop learning plans and objectives for ongoing MI practice and growth.

Intermediate/Advanced MI – Learning Goals

  1. Explore new materials from the MI-3
  2. Deepen OARS skills
  3. Deepen your ability to recognize, elicit, and respond to change talk
  4. Grow your dancing with discord skills
  5. Learn strategies for if, when, how to initiate a change plan with a client
  6. Learn how to grow MI skills

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All workshops held in beautiful Portland, Oregon at Portland State University

Only $1,000 for Complete Series or Purchase Individually

Limited to 40 participants–Register TODAY!

Target Audience for Workshops in the MI Series

These trainings are appropriate for helping professionals in the role of supporting individuals to make and sustain behavior changes: social workers, physicians, nurses, health educators, care managers, dietitians, counselors, psychologists, life coaches, clergy, probation/corrections officers, personal trainers, school counselors, etc.

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Stephanie Wahab, Ph.D., M.S.W.