Motivational Interviewing Series-Introduction


Motivational Interviewing - Introductory Level

This is the first of three in the series which provides the opportunity to practice at every level and includes introductory, intermediate and advanced-level practice. Participants will have the opportunity to practice MI skills with the support of the trainer, using “role-play”, “real play” and experiential approach. Using presentations, videos and demonstrations, the trainer will guide participants in learning the important components of the spirit and skills for effective use of MI.

August 9, 2019

Time: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Location:  Re:solve Crisis Network

333 N Braddock Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15208

Registration Fee: $100/day

UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital Employees: Waived Fee (please use your UPMC e-mail address and use code: 


Instructions for registering:

  1. Click on ‘Register Now’ (small box at bottom of
  2. If ‘Motivational Interviewing’ appears under
    ‘Shopping Cart’, click on ‘Checkout’ (think of this as ‘continue’).
  3. Register as a new registrant or sign in if you
    already have an account (username is your e-mail). You do not have to add in information about your insurance.
  4. When ‘Motivational Interviewing’ appears again, click on
    ‘Checkout’ (again, think of this as ‘continue’)
  5. Please answer the questions (date of birth and continuing education - use dropdown).
  6. Add credit card information and click on ‘Process
  7. Complete Transaction and print your receipt.

Continuing Education Credit 


UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital is approved by the American Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This program is being offered for 6.5 continuing education credits.


UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5059.  Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified.  UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital is solely responsible for all aspects of this program.  This program is being offered for 6.5 continuing education hours.  

Licensed/Clinical Social Workers, Licensed Professional Counselors, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists: LSW/LCSW/LPC/LMFT

This program is offered for 6.5 hours of social work continuing education. The indicated number of clock hours of continuing education is provided through UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital's Office of Education and Regional Programming, a PA-approved provider of social work continuing education in accordance with all the applicable educational and professional
standards of the Pennsylvania State Board of Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapist.  These clock hours satisfy requirements for LSW/LCSW, LPC and LMFT renewal.  For more information, call (412) 204-9085.

Other Healthcare Professionals

Nurses and other health care professionals are awarded .65 Continuing Education Units (CEU's). One CEU is equal to 10 contact hours. Nurses: For attending this program you will receive a Certificate of Attendance confirming 6.5 hours of continuing education. These hours may be considered eligible for completing the 30 hours of continuing education required for biannual nursing re-licensure in Pennsylvania. Peer Specialists: This program fulfills requirements for Certified Peer Specialist continuing education. 

Please complete the online survey that you will receive at the training. Keep your certificate in a safe place once you receive it.  Replacement certificates cost $30.

We encourage participation by all individuals.  If you have a disability or require special accommodations, advance notification of any special needs will help us better serve you.  Please notify us of your needs at least two weeks in advance of the program by contacting Billie Jo Smith at [email protected].


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