Motivational Interviewing Skills for COVID-19 Conversations: Vaccine Hesitancy



10 am-Noon MT


No Cost Colorado Residents, $25 out of state

Primary Competency

Communication Skills

Targeted Patient Navigator Knowledge and Skills for COVID-19 Conversations

This virtual workshop builds on the fundamental motivational interviewing concepts and basic skills learned in the Health Navigation Fundamentals course/Basic MI course. In this course, you will expand your skills related to the strategic use of MI and other communication skills when working with patients who are vaccine hesitant. 

Workshop topics include:

  • A review of COVID-19 information relevant to patients making decisions about testing, treatment and prevention (vaccination)
  • A review of basic MI and other communication skills targeted specifically to common COVID-19 concerns
  • MI-spirited patient navigator conversations for Covid-19 vaccine hesitancy 

A certificate of completion is available if you attend and actively participate in the full workshop.

Audience: Patient navigators, health navigators and care coordinators working in clinical and community health settings 

Prerequisite: Basic Motivational Interviewing training (either through the Level 1: Health Navigation Fundamentals in-person training, Basic Motivational Interviewing Online course or Taste of Motivational Interviewing workshop

Length of Learning Opportunity
2 hours
Registration Information

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Development Partner(s)
This training is offered at no cost to Colorado residents due to COVID-19 training funds from the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment. Out of state participants are $25.
Prerequisites / Learning Level
Basic Motivational Interviewing
Technical Requirements
Webcam with microphone

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