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Motivational Interviewing for Recovery Coaches

March 2, 2020 . 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Motivational Interviewing (MI) for Recovery Coaches offers participants a full day of unique opportunities to deepen their understanding, practice and proficiency with MI, a highly-regarded evidence-based practice for encouraging, facilitating and supporting behavior change as it may be specifically adapted for non-clinical uses by Recovery Coaches & Peers.


Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
  • Explain the concept of intrinsic motivation and its role in recovery & MI
  • Review the history and use of MI.
  • Understand the key points, processes and skills of MI.
  • Describe “change talk” and practice identifying it within MI interactions.
  • Articulate how/why MI aligns with the non-clinical lane of Recovery Coach/Peer.
  • Practice each of the skills (O-A-R-S)¬†with meaningful observer feedback.


Sheraton Springfield Monarch Place
One Monarch Place
Springfield, MA 01144 United States
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