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For helpers who have completed Introductory training and who have practiced MI

Investment: 1 to 3 days

This training provides a brief overview of MI Spirit, key principles, and MI methods. The presenter will introduce and discuss change and sustain talk. Didactic presentation, demonstration and transcript analysis are used to recognize and respond to the different levels of strength in change and sustain talk in a directive and strategic manner.  Multiple exercises will be conducted to teach participants how to roll with sustain talk and relationship discord, and to elicit and strengthen change talk.  Videotape analysis and will be used to facilitate learning. Participants will practice how to offer effective feedback to others about their use of MI methods using a MI "Spirit". This training is not designed to develop audience members' competency in using MI.

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