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(CANCELLED) Motivational Interviewing Foundational Training - Cohort #3: Feb. 2-3; March 2-3; July 10-11

Information Details
Start Date Thursday, February 02, 2023
End Date Friday, February 03, 2023
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*Note: This new M.I. Foundational Cohort Series is designed for those who are new to Motivational Interviewing or have never had formal M.I. training; if you are looking for more advanced M.I. trainings, please see the M.I. College trainings on the CMHA website.

Registration closes 5 business days prior to the first training.  

Registrants commit to participating in all training date sets in their cohort to receive CEs and completion certificate.  See program breakdown for details.
Feb. 2-3, 2023 - Virtual Basic Skills Training
March 2-3, 2023 - Virtual Advanced Skills Training
July 10-11, 2023 - In-Person Capstone (tentatively Traverse City region)


Training Description:

The Motivational Interviewing Training Cohort is an opportunity for individuals to develop and strengthen skills in Motivational Interviewing (MI). Participants will learn and review basic and advanced elements of MI as well as receive small group coaching to assist with the implementation of skills and knowledge into practice. This training will provide a solid foundation to develop fluency in MI. Participants will build confidence and skills in demonstrating use of MI.

Basic MI:  This two-day training will cover five training modules (The Foundation of MI; Motivation to Change: Ambivalence, Discord, & Sustain Talk; Recognizing & Eliciting Change Talk; and Client-Centered Interviewing Skills). Training participants will learn the origins of MI and its development as an evidence-based method.

Advanced MI: This two-day training will cover four training modules (Review of the Spirit of MI; Change Talk: Recognizing, Evoking, & Strengthening; Engagement with Client Centered Interviewing Skills; Responding to Discord & Sustain Talk)

MI Coaching: Cohorts will participate in three one-hour coaching sessions to practice, demonstrate, and trouble shoot the use of MI. Participants will identify experienced successes and barriers with facilitating Motivational Interviewing conversations and receive coaching from trainer toward overcoming barriers.

Capstone: This two-day training will address topics from coaching calls, integrating information from entire series, address barriers to utilizing MI in practice.

This live, remote, instructor-led course series consists of two-day basic training, two-day advanced training, three one-hour coaching sessions, and a two-day capstone for a total of 36 instructor-led hours. (The cohort will be offered live through videoconference except for potential of in-person training for the capstone. Please check with your cohort to see if the capstone is in-person.

Who Should Attend?  This event is sponsored by the adult mental health block grant and ARPA SUD funding and is intended for persons who serve adults only with SMI, SUD, and/or co-occurring disorders through the mental health and substance abuse provider network (SUD providers, CMHSPs, and/or their contract agencies) in the state of Michigan.  It contains content appropriate for CEOs, COOs, clinical directors, supervisors, case managers, support coordinators, therapists, crisis workers, peer support specialists, and any other practitioners at the beginning, advanced and supervisory levels of practice.

Program Format Overview:

Pre-training: Complete virtual VASE-R assessment.
Month 1: Basic Skills Training (2-day virtual workshop). 
Month 2: Advanced Skills Training (2-day virtual workshop).  Participants complete VASE-R assessment at end of workshop (Day 2). Each participant receives an emailed report containing VASE-R results with individualized suggestions for review and practice.
Month 3: Participants participate in first virtual coaching session with their small-group learning community.  Participants identify experienced successes and barriers with facilitating Motivational Interviewing conversations and receive coaching from trainer toward overcoming barriers. 
Month 4: Participants participate in second virtual coaching session with their small-group learning community.
Month 5: Participants participate in final virtual coaching session with their small-group learning community.
Month 6: Capstone Training (2-day workshop—check with your cohort to see if this is in-person). Only trainees who have completed all requirements may attend. 

Virtual Participation Guidelines:  You are expected to actively participate in the virtual training with the same attention and vigor as an in-person training. See below for additional information about virtual education recommendations and requirements. 

  • After registering through the CMHA website, you will receive a confirmation email.
  • Payment must be received no later than 5 business days prior to the training.
  • One week prior to the training, we will send you an email which will include a link to register for the training in Zoom. You will only be sent this link if you have paid for the training.
  • Your Zoom confirmation email will include the link to access the training for the dates scheduled, these links are specific to the registrant, each individual will need their own unique link. It is recommended that you save the Zoom link in your calendar for easy access the day of the training.
  • You must watch the virtual training LIVE to receive credit for the training.
  • A computer or tablet is required for participating in this virtual training. Cell phones are not acceptable due to size limitation when viewing the PowerPoint slides and participating in polls. Phone audio only option is not acceptable.
  • Only 1 participant per Zoom link/device—each registrant will need to log in individually for accurate CE participation tracking.
  • In order to receive credit for this training attendees must be on video via their own device, showing the individual throughout the entire training (unless otherwise directed by the presenter) and be situated in a way that is sufficient for active engagement and learning as determined by CMHA.
  • Technology challenges: It is the attendee’s responsibility to ensure that their technology is working and that they are familiar with Zoom. CMHA Staff will not be able to assist you with IT challenges during the training. Click here to access detailed instructions and videos if you are unfamiliar with zoom.
  • Chat Feature: Lack of response to multiple chats directly from moderators may impact your ability to receive continuing education credits. After 3 failed attempts to reach the attendee via chat, you will not be eligible to receive continuing education credits.
  • We do not allow for training participants to be in their automobile/driving during trainings due to Michigan Distracted Driving Laws. Here is a link that has more information on Distracted Driving.
  • It is recommended that attendees log into the Zoom waiting room at least 15 minutes before the training begins.
  • Registration reports will indicate arrival and departure times (note for continuing education you must be logged into the virtual training within 5 minutes of the start of the training).
  • Polls will be randomly given with a limited time for attendees to respond. This is required for continuing education.
  • Internet: A strong internet connection is highly recommended. If your internet service is not able to stream videos, it will likely not be strong enough to support a virtual training. You will want a minimum upload speed of 5mbps. If technology may be an issue for you, please contact CMHA at 517-374-6848 to discuss options further.
  • Each training takes place in the time zone of its location and all agenda times reflect that.
  • After confirmation that you have fully participated in this training, completed the polls and evaluation, your Continuing Education Certificate will be emailed to you within 30 days of the training.
Fees
$150 per person.  The fee includes electronic training materials and CEs, and breakfast & lunch at in-person capstone.
Agenda
BASIC Training - Virtual
Day 1
8:30–9 a.m. Zoom log-in
9–10:30 a.m. Introduction-Science of Human Behavior Change: Strength-based vs Deficit-based; History of MI
10:30–10:45 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m.–noon The Foundation of MI (The Spirit of MI): Values & Importance; Four processes in Motivational Interviewing
Noon–1 p.m. Lunch Break
1–2 p.m. The Foundation of MI and Four Processes Continued
2–2:30 p.m. Motivation to Change: Ambivalence, Discord, & Sustain Talk
2:30–2:45 p.m. Break
2:45–4:15 p.m. Motivation to Change: Ambivalence, Discord & Sustain Talk (cont.)
Adjourn

Day 2
8:30–9 a.m. Zoom log-in
9–10:30 a.m. Review Day 1; Change Talk
10:30–10:45 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m.–noon Change Talk (cont.)
Noon–1 p.m. Lunch Break
1–2:30 p.m. Listening Skills (OARS)
2:30–2:45 p.m. Break
2:45–3:45 p.m. Listening Skills (OARS) cont.; Informing and Advising
3:45–4 :15 p.m. Questions + How to Progress in using MI
Adjourn

ADVANCED Training - Virtual
Day 1
8:30–9 a.m. Zoom log-in
9–10:30 a.m. Review: The Foundation (The Spirit of MI); Discussion of trainee’s experience with using MI since previous training
10:30–10:45 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m.–noon Review: The Foundation (The Spirit of MI)
Noon–1 p.m. Lunch Break
1–2 p.m. Engaging
2–2:30 p.m. Focusing: How goals and values fit in with ambivalence & behavior change
2:30–2:45 p.m. Break
2:45–4:15 p.m. Change Talk: Recognizing, Evoking, and Strengthening
Adjourn

Day 2
8:30–9 a.m. Zoom log-in
9–10:30 a.m. Review/Listening Skills (OARS): Taking a Deeper Dive
10:30–10:45 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m.–noon Listening Skills (OARS: How Fits in with Processes)
Noon–1 p.m. Lunch Break
1–2:30 p.m. Responding to Discord & Sustain Talk
2:30–2:45 p.m. Break
2:45–3:45 p.m. Responding to Discord & Sustain Talk/ Planning 3:45–4:15 p.m. Questions/Session Ending Reflections
Adjourn

CAPSTONE Class - In-person (tentatively Traverse City region)
Day 1
8:30–9 a.m. Registration & Continental Breakfast
9–10:30 a.m. Incorporating MI: Successes and Obstacles; Discussion of trainee’s experience with using MI since previous training
10:30–10:45 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m.–noon Complex Reflections to Respond to Disengagement/Discord/Obstacles
Noon–1 p.m. Lunch
1–2:30 p.m. Recognizing Processes within MI Conversations
2:30–2:45 p.m. Break
2:45–4:15 p.m. Practicing MI Conversations
Adjourn

Day 2
8:30–9 a.m. Registration & Continental Breakfast
9–10:30 a.m. Review of MI Concepts and Processes
10:30–10:45 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m.–noon MI and Values
Noon–1 p.m. Lunch
1–2:30 p.m. Moving Values and Goals into Treatment Planning/Documentation
2:30–2:45 p.m. Break
2:45–4:15 p.m. Ways to Use Coding/Feedback to Improve Competency
Adjourn
Presenter(s)

Heidi Wale Knizacky, MS, LLP, is the CEO of APPRECOTS – Applied Research Consultants. While she was earning an M.S. degree in Clinical Psychology from Eastern Michigan University, Heidi worked in the office of the Michigan Level of Functioning Project and was introduced to the CAFAS®. This experience awakened her passion for using measurement to enrich communication, support clinical practices, and improve service programs. In addition to working as a therapist, Heidi has worked with organizations across North America to support staff and care for individuals by integrating evidence-based measurement and best-research practices into programming. Clinical topics Heidi especially enjoys are Motivational Interviewing, applied behavioral management practices, and provision of safe and appropriate services to LGBTQ+ youth. Heidi is a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT).

Meghan Perrault, MA, LPC, CAADC, has been training Motivational Interviewing curriculums for thirteen years and is a Member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT). She has a certificate in Marriage and Family Therapy and experience providing treatment to children, teens, adults, couples, families and groups. She has worked with several criminal justice programs, assisting people navigate legal concerns while addressing mental health and substance use concerns. She is part of the State of Michigan Fidelity Assistance Support Team, providing program-specific MI training to agencies. She also worked with the Opioid STR Grant, helping implement and improve MI skills at Medicated Assisted Treatment Clinics throughout the state.

CEUs 36 Continuing Education Hours:
Social Workers: This course qualifies for a maximum of 36 Continuing Education hours. The Community Mental Health Association is an approved provider with the Michigan Social Work Continuing Education Collaborative. Approved Provider Number: MICEC 060818. Qualifies as “face-to-face (in-person) education.”
Substance Use Disorder Professionals: CMHA is approved by Michigan Certification Board for Addiction Professionals (MCBAP). CMHA maintains the responsibility for the program and content. Substance Use Disorder Professionals participating in this training may receive a maximum of 36 related contact hours. It is important that attendees keep a copy of the training brochure containing the descriptions along with their attendance record form.
Certificate Awarded: After confirmation that you have fully participated in this training (see Virtual Participation section), completed the polls and evaluation, your Continuing Education Certificate will be emailed to you within 30 days of the training.
Certificate Issued By: Christina Ward, Director of Education & Training; cward@cmham.org; 517-374-6848
Evaluation/Grievance: There will be an opportunity for each participant to complete an evaluation of the course and the instructor. If you have any issues with the way in which this conference was conducted or other problems, you may note that on your evaluation or you may contact CMHA at 517-374-6848 or through our webpage at www.cmham.org for resolution.
Virtual Training Accommodations: If you need accommodations to attend this virtual training, please email your request to bberry@cmham.org at least 10 business days prior to the event. Information will be updated as applicable.
*National Accreditation rules indicate that if you are over five minutes late or depart early, you forfeit your CEs for the entire training. Please note that this is a National rule that CMHA must enforce or we could lose our provider status to provide CEs in the future. This rule will be strictly followed.
Cancellation Policy
Substitutions are permitted up to 5 business days prior to the training. No-shows will be billed at the full training rate. Cancellations must be received in writing at least 10 business days prior to the conference for a full refund less a $25 administrative fee. If cancellation is received less than 10 business days prior to the training, no refund will be given. Refunds will be issued within 90 days of the training. You will receive a refund receipt to the email address provided when the original payment was made. If you have not received a receipt, please email your request to dferguson@cmham.org with registrant and organization name, training name and date, and order number.
Grant Funding/Sponsors
Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, through the Michigan Association of Community Mental Health Boards, has provided funding for this initiative through Federal Community Mental Health Block Grant.