The webinar will provide a clear presentation of Motivational Interviewing that is readily transferable to everyday clinical practice. Motivational Interviewing is a clinical style for engaging patients in treatment, enhancing motivation to reduce substance use, and supporting adherence to recommended behavioral or pharmacological treatments.
The webinar will present the origins of Motivational Interviewing; describe its fundamental concepts, such as spirit, processes, and core skills; demonstrate the use of Motivational Interviewing; offer practical ways to integrate MI with other psychosocial and pharmacological approaches; and discuss incorporating Motivational Interviewing as communication style in consultative, administrative, supervisory and educational settings. Participants will gain a practical foundation of Motivational Interviewing that can be readily applied and further enhanced with practice.
- General Member - Free
- Resident-Fellow Member - Free
- Medical Student Member - Free
- Non-Member - Free
- Describe the spirit, processes, and core skills of Motivational Interviewing.
- Use specific Motivational Interviewing approaches to help patients explore and resolve ambivalence.
- Integrate Motivational Interviewing with other psychosocial, as well as pharmacological interventions.
- Incorporate Motivational Interviewing into everyday practice, including administration and leadership.
Physicians who have a waiver to treat opioid use disorder in an office-based setting and other interested clinicians.
Estimated Time to Complete
Estimated Duration: 1 hour
Begin Date: May 9, 2017
End Date: May 9, 2020
How to Earn Credit
Participants who wish to earn AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™ or a certificate of participation may do so by completing all sections of the course including the evaluation. A multiple choice quiz is provided based on the content. A passing score of 70% must be achieved. Retakes are available for the test. After evaluating the program, course participants will be provided with an opportunity to claim hours of participation and print an official CME certificate (physicians) or certificate of participation (non-physicians) showing the event date and hours earned.
The American Psychiatric Association (APA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The APA designates this enduring CME activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Faculty and Planner Disclosures
- Petros Levounis, MD, MA, is Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School and Chief of Service at University Hospital in Newark, New Jersey. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
- Carla Marienfeld, MD, is Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Director of Addiction Services at University of California, San Diego, and Medical Director of the UCSD Addiction Recovery and Treatment Program in La Jolla, California. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
- Bachaar Arnaout, M.D., is Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Yale School of Medicine and Director of the Detoxification and Addiction Stabilization Service at VA Connecticut Healthcare System in West Haven, Connecticut. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
- Andrew Saxon, M.D., Professor, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences; Director, Addiction Psychiatry Residency Program, University of Washington; Director, Center of Excellence in Substance Abuse Treatment and Education (CESATE) VA Puget Sound Health Care System. Disclosure: Consultant: Neurocrine Biosciences, Grant/Research: Medicasafe, Inc.
- Beatrice Eld, Associate Director, Addiction Psychiatry, American Psychiatric Association. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
- Frances R. Levin, M.D., Kennedy Leavy Professor of Psychiatry at Columbia University Medical Center; Director, Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship, New York Presbyterian Hospital; Director of Clinical and Educational Activities for the Division on Substance Abuse, New York State Psychiatric Institute. Disclosure: Consultant: GW Pharmaceuticals, Grant/Research Support: US World Med.
- John A. Renner, Jr., M.D., Boston University School of Medicine, Director, Addiction Psychiatry Residency Training, Boston University Medical Center and VA Boston Healthcare System. Disclosure: Stock/other financial options: Johnson & Johnson and General Electric.
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