Certificate Program Description:
This online certificate program is designed to provide not only the resources and information necessary for gaining MI knowledge through course content, but also the opportunity for practicing and improving actual MI skills. This will be accomplished through experiential learning activities, feedback and coaching. The structure of the course was created with the working professional in mind, using a variety of teaching methods including a combination of lecture, visual aids, practice exercises, and discussion.
Participants MI skills will be assessed prior to the first class and after program completion. This will provide participants with a concrete measure of their MI skill development from start to finish. With content covering topics from Core Concepts to Managing the “Mandated Client”, this program is appropriate for social workers with a range of prior MI knowledge and experience. Additionally, with sessions on ethics, supervision, and leadership, this program contains information relevant to social workers in direct practice or administration and management. To maximize individualized feedback and coaching opportunities, space is limited to select number of participants and only those enrolled in the program will be permitted to participate in the sessions.