In Person 2014/2015

* space is limited *


All sessions are Mondays, 1PM to 5PM Eastern Time

Participate IN PERSON at UMass Medical School

Location: UMass Medical School, Room S2-310 

Session 1 - October 27, 2014
The Spirit of Motivational Interviewing and Introduction to OARS
Session 2 -  December 1, 2014
Developing Motivational Interviewing Skills: OARS
Session 3 - January 12, 2015
Evoking Change Talk
Session 4 - January 26, 2015
Responding to Sustain Talk and Managing Discord
Session 5 - March 9, 2015 
Developing a Change Plan and Consolidating Patient Commitment


Additional Required Individual Training

(Directions to schedule will be provided during the first session.)

To receive a certificate for the course all learners must complete two Acting Patient Encounters and two Individual Coaching Sessions. Each of these individual learning experiences is completed by telephone. 

Acting Patient Encounter 1: Completed between Group Learning Sessions 1 and 2

Individual Coaching Session 1: Completed 2-4 weeks after Acting Patient Encounter 1

Acting Patient Encounter 2: Completed within 30 days following Group Learning Session 5

Individual Coaching Session 2: Completed 2-4 weeks after Acting Patient Encounter 2


(Please note: It is the responsibility of each learner to work with CITMI’s Acting Patients and Coach to schedule the experiences above.)