Basic Motivational Interviewing - Fall 2019



9 am-4 pm


$150 Colorado residents, $250 out of state residents


Community First Foundation
5855 Wadsworth Bypass, Unit A
Arvada, CO   80003

Primary Competency

Communication Skills

Motivational interviewing is a patient-centered communication technique that helps people resolve ambivalent feelings and insecurities to find the internal motivation they need to change their behavior. In this interactive workshop, you will learn basic MI techniques you can use with patients to help support behavior change: open-ended questions, affirmations, reflective listening and summarizing.

Please note: This is the same content that is covered on Day 2 of the Health Navigation Fundamentals Course. It is designed for those new to MI or who would like a skills refresher.


The cost is $150 for Colorado residents and $250 for out of state participants.

Please contact Erin Martinez at if you or your employer will send a check for your registration fee. 

Lunch will be provided. 

Learning Objectives
  • Define Motivational Interviewing
  • Identify the four key MI skills (OARS)
  • Understand basic strategies that will enhance patient readiness to change.
  • Demonstrate the use of basic MI skills.
Registration Information

Please ensure you receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive a confirmation, your registration was not processed.

Please note our refund and cancellation policy:

  • If you are unable to attend the course, you must cancel your registration at least 14 days (2 weeks) before the first day of training in order to receive a full refund.
  • If you cancel with less than 14 days (2 weeks) notice, you will be subject to a $75 cancellation fee.
  • To cancel, you must send an email to
  • No-shows will not be granted a refund.
  • Refunds will be issued on the original card used for payment OR as a credit toward a future course. 

Please note: The PNTC requires a minimum number of students registered to hold a course. If the minimum enrollment is not reached 10 days prior to the course date, the course may be cancelled. Participants will be notified via email and registrations will be refunded in full.

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