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Dominican University of California, Counseling Psychology Department

CE Workshop: Motivational Interviewing

Date: June 8th, 2019

Time: Registration: 8:30am – 9:00am Workshop: 9:00am - 4:00pm

Venue: Dominican University, Room TBD

Course Synopsis:

Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a person-centered, goal-oriented method of communication for eliciting and strengthening intrinsic motivation for positive change. In this brief workshop, we will explore how MI can help be more effective in clinical work. Using collaboration, evocation and autonomy support, we will discuss and practice skills for guiding change-focused client conversations.

Learning Objectives:

Participants will be able to:

  • Define Motivational Interviewing as a counseling style
  • Define the 4 principles of Motivational Interviewing
  • Demonstrate skill with OARS
  • Demonstrate at least 2 methods to elicit change talk

Course Overview:

  • Definitions and overview of Motivational Interviewing
  • “Spirit” of Motivational Interviewing
  • Principles of Motivational Interviewing
  • Case vignettes & videos

Instructor: Andreas Bollinger, Ph.D.

Andreas Bollinger, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist who has been practicing, researching, teaching, and writing about psychotherapy for more than two decades. He is co-author of treatment manuals on MI, PTSD, and substance use disorders, and also lectured on their clinical and research applications nationally and internationally. Dr. Bollinger has served as a consultant, investigator, and trainer/supervisor for the Department of Public Health and Fire Department of New York for first responders after September 11, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center for bone marrow transplant survivors, Boston Center for Refugee Health and Human Rights for Bosnian survivors of torture & trauma, Center for Disease Control & Prevention in China, and Boston University School of Medicine for HIV+ individuals with PTSD.


Early registration discount up to 14 days before the workshop. Early registration discounts ends May 24, 2019.

General: $180/$150 early registration

Dominican alumni: $150/$120 early registration

Dominican students and faculty: $100/$80 early registration

Please note: Cancellations are subject to a $50.00 processing fee and must be received 14 days prior to be eligible for a refund.

Enrollment may be limited and is accepted in the order completed registration are received. Actual enrollment is confirmed via email two weeks prior to start of course. All courses are subject to minimum enrollment - early registration is encouraged.

Those who attend this workshop in full and complete the appropriate evaluation form will receive CE credits. Please note that credit will only be granted to those who attend the entire workshop. Those arriving more than 15 minutes after the start time or leaving before the workshop is completed will not receive CE credit. No credit is given for partial attendance.

The Department of Counseling Psychology at Dominican University of California, is approved by the California Psychological Association to provide continuing professional education for Psychologists. Dominican University maintains responsibility for this program and its content. The Board of Behavioral Sciences now recognizes CPA PAS CE credit for MFT and LCSW license renewal.

Questions? Contact Rani Devadasan, rani.devadasan@dominican.edu 415-485-3266

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