Full course description
This course is eligible for RN/CHW CEs only.
Motivational interviewing (MI) is both a collaborative and goal-oriented treatment practice that can be used by community health workers for strengthening client motivation and commitment to a particular goal/change. Motivational Interviewing is considered an evidence-based treatment strategy for changing specific behaviors as well as an adjunct to other treatment modalities. This course will assist community health workers to identify the stages of behavioral change as a basis for motivational interviewing. It will examine motivational interviewing concepts and explore strategies for use in practice. It will also assist community health workers with the development of SMART goals for use with clients with substance use disorders.
During this training, the presenter will provide an overview of the current opioid crisis and the recovery process for clients with substance use disorder. Participants will earn about the process of motivational interviewing and will develop a skill set which will enables them to use strategies that are effective for strengthening motivation and a commitment to change.
This course qualifies for 2.78 nursing contact hours.
There is no conflict of interest for anyone with the ability to control content of this activity.
Participants must participate in each learning activity (listen, watch, do), pass the post test and submit course evaluation to qualify for nursing contact hours.
The Ohio State University College of Nursing is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Although this course is eligible for RN/CHW CEs only, social workers are welcome to enroll and complete this course for free CEs.
- Identify the stages of behavior change
- Explore the use of Motivational Interviewing strategies to use with clients with substance use disorder
- Develop SMART goals for use with clients with substance use disorders
If you have questions, please email CHWCE@osu.edu.
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