Center for Motivational Interviewing (MI)

MI Training To Serve Agencies

Developing the Next Generation of MI Professionals

Because you and your organization care, you institute approaches and a framework where practitioners, their supervisors and training staff possess skills for confidently serving their recipients of services the right way.

Joyfields' Center for MI is uniquely equipped to help agencies build expertise and supports in Motivational Interviewing skills. Through our unique staff development system an organization can methodically develop its internal capacity and establish an approach for continually enhancing and supporting the staff; 

  • Practitioners and Client facing teams are trained
  • Supervisors are trained to support and develop their teams following their initial training, and
  • Agency trainers are also for trained to sustain ongoing training in-house as well as train new employees coming into the organization.

It is a unique system designed to strengthen an agency's in-house capacity and not be too reliant on external trainers.

For Practitioners

Training Modules

Motivational Interviewing Skills: Core Skills

This is a formal training to teach skills Motivational Interviewing skills. This particular course introduces learners to the skills and is designed for the basic level practitioners.

Motivational Interviewing Skills: Advanced Skills

This is a formal training to teach skills Motivational Interviewing skills. This program is designed for the advanced practitioner as well. MI Core Skills training is required.

Motivational Interviewing & Cognitive Behavioral (CBT) Approaches Combined: Core Skills for Durable Client Contact Moments

This is a formal training to teach skills for combining the two methods. Clinical trials demonstrate that CBT combined with MI is four times more effective.

For Supervisors & Trainers

Training Modules

Motivational Interviewing Skills for Supervisors & Managers (MIA:STEP)

Train supervisors and management on skills for coaching staff to become effective practitioners in the use of MI skills.  MI Core Skills training is a prerequisite.

Motivational Interviewing Skills Trainer (MIST) Training

Train trainer on the skills for training agency staff the Motivational Interviewing method.  MI Core & Advance Skills training are prerequisites.

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