2020-2021 Catalog

HSVC 350 Change Theory and Motivational Interviewing

This course provides an introduction to motivational interviewing theory and practice. Students will learn and apply the four processes of motivational interviewing: engaging, focusing, evoking, and planning. They will hone their reflective listening skills while paying particular attention to identifying and reinforcing change talk. As result of this course, students will be able to help clients move from a place of ambivalence to making change.