Advanced Clinical Practice: Motivational Interviewing

CLI SB701 - Advanced Clinical Practice: Motivational Interviewing

Credits: 2

This course provides continuing development and practice of Motivational Interviewing and related evidenced-based approaches to clinical intervention. Designed for students who have already had a basic introduction to MI, the course presents current theory and research in Motivational Interviewing with particular focus on the recognition, elicitation, and selective reinforcement of change talk. Students will study and practice the application of MI to a wide array of clinical problems across client groups varying in age and ethnicity. Open only to students in the doctoral program in Clinical Psychology. Pre-requisite: SB522; or permission of the instructor (the student must be able to audio-record and transcribe actual client sessions - the course requires the presentation of current clinical recordings).