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COCC offers workshops throughout the year for practitioners to learn and build motivational
Continuing Education Approval
California Board of Nursing: Our Motivational Interviewing courses are approved by the California Board of Nursing based on the number of hours in each course. This approval may meet continuing education requirements for other licensed professionals. Please check with your licensing board.
Mental Health & Addiction Certification Board of Oregon (MHACBO): The courses below have been approved by MHACBO for accredited continuing education for Addiction Counselors. Each workshop is approved for 7 hours.
Motivational Interviewing: Introduction
Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a conversation style that supports change in a manner congruent with a person’s own values and concerns using collaborative, goal-orientated methods of communication. This introduction covers the spirit, core skills and processes of MI, as well as the most current research of MI use and effective practice. Professionals from a wide array of helping roles such as education, dental care, addictions, healthcare, social services and counseling can benefit from learning MI. For those with some MI experience, this workshop provides updated information in this evolving practice.
Heather Lynch Bend BEC 154 $169
8/7 F 8:30am-4:30pm - Registration/refund deadline is 7/27
Please add your name to our Motivational Interviewing Interest List for future classes. Information will be sent as it becomes available.
For more information about Motivational Interviewing, go to http://motivationalinterviewing.org.
Heather Lynch holds a MA in Counseling Psychology, completed the Motivational Interviewing
Network of Trainers (MINT) Train New Trainers course and has been learning and teaching
MI since 2006. She has created and facilitated many levels and types of MI training
during this time period.
As one of her colleagues stated: I've seen Heather skillfully facilitate MI learning activities, facilitate MI discussion and engage trainees in a way that makes learning complex skills fun. She currently uses her skills in practice as a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor.