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The ASAM Virtual Motivational Interviewing Workshop
Tuesday, October 19, 2021
10:00 am – 5:30 pm ET
The ASAM Motivational Interviewing Workshop is an engaging and interactive practice-based workshop designed to introduce and expand participants' knowledge and competence utilizing Motivational Interviewing (MI) in addiction treatment settings. MI is a goal-oriented, collaborative counseling style that evokes a person's own motivations for and commitment to change.
Physicians, clinicians, counselors, and all those speaking with patients with addiction often find that one of the main barriers to effective treatment is the patients' perceived lack of motivation to make changes. Without motivation on the patient's part, making or sustaining progress with treatment goals frequently stalls. MI is one technique that treatment clinicians can utilize to help patients make positive changes. Participants of this workshop will be introduced or reintroduced to the key concepts and skills of MI and explore ways to effectively integrate MI into addiction treatment to help promote positive patient outcomes.
Who Should Attend
Clinicians working with patients with addiction who are interested in an introductory workshop that reviews the core skills of Motivational Interviewing (MI) should attend. This workshop is designed for those with little to no prior experience with MI and for those with some prior exposure to MI. Participants of previous MI workshops who would like to continue their practice of fundamental MI skills with similar material are also welcome to attend.
Upon completion of this educational activity, participants should be able to:
- Apply the spirit of MI to clinical practice.
- Compare and contrast MI congruent interactions with MI dissonant interactions.
- Recognize change talk and apply the basic MI skills of open-ended questions, affirmations, reflective listening, and summaries to selectively reinforce change talk.
- Identify further training opportunities for practicing the skills of MI.
- Welcome and Workshop Introduction
- Capturing the Spirit: An Introduction to MI
- Building the Foundation: The Four Processes
- It's all about Skills: Using OARS, Informing, and Advising
- It's all about Change: Recognizing and Reinforcing Change Talk
- Overcoming the Barriers: Where We Get Stuck and Ways Out
- It's Your Journey: Learning MI, Overcoming Barriers, and Creating a Practice Implementation Plan
Program Planning Committee
Brian Hurley, MD, MBA, DFASAM, Chair
Carla Marienfeld, MD, Vice-Chair
Jeffrey Devido, MD, MTS
Caridad Ponce-Martinez, MDCredits & Maintenance of CertificationACCME Accreditation Statement
The American Society of Addiction Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. AMA Credit Designation Statement
The American Society of Addiction Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. American Board of Medical Specialties MOC Approval Statement
Through the American Board of Medical Specialties (“ABMS”) ongoing commitment to increase access to practice relevant Continuing Certification Activities through the ABMS Continuing Certification Directory, The ASAM Virtual Motivational Interviewing Workshop has met the requirements as a MOC Part II CME Activity (apply toward general CME requirement) for the following ABMS Member Boards: Allergy and Immunology, Anesthesiology, Colon and Rectal Surgery, Family Medicine, Medical Genetics and Genomics, Nuclear Medicine, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Plastic Surgery, Preventive Medicine, Psychiatry and Neurology, Radiology, Thoracic Surgery, Urology. American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)
The AAFP has reviewed The ASAM Virtual Motivational Interviewing Workshop and deemed it acceptable for AAFP credit. Term of approval is from 04/19/2021 to 04/19/2022. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. AMA/AAFP Equivalency
AAFP Prescribed credit is accepted by the American Medical Association as equivalent to AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™ toward the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award. When applying for the AMA PRA, Prescribed credit earned must be reported as Prescribed, not as Category 1. American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA)
This activity has been reviewed by the AAPA Review Panel and is compliant with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 6.5 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. Approval is valid from 4/19/2021 to 4/19/2022. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation. AAPA reference number: CME-201976. NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals
This activity has been approved by the American Society of Addiction Medicine, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #295, ASAM is responsible for all aspects of the programming. California Association for Drug/Alcohol Educators (CAADE)
This educational program is approved by CAADE: #CP40 999 1222. California Association of DUI Treatment Centers (CADTP)
This educational program is approved by CADTP: #205. California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP)
This educational program is approved by CCAPP: #OS-20-330-1222. Continuing Education Credits (CEUs)
Non-physician participants will receive a certificate of attendance upon completion of the activity and an online evaluation confirming their participation. Participants should submit his/her certificate of attendance to their professional organization/institute. American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM)
The American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM) has approved this activity for a maximum of 6.5 LLSA credits towards ABPM MOC Part II requirements. American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA)
This activity contributes to the CME component of the American Board of Anesthesiology’s redesigned Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology TM (MOCA®) program, known as MOCA 2.0®. American Board of Pediatrics (ABP)
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the activity, with individual assessments of the participant and feedback to the participant, enables the participant to earn a maximum of 6.5 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABP MOC credit. American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 6.5 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credits. American Board of Surgery (ABS)
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the learner to earn credit toward the CME and/or Self-Assessment requirements of the American Board of Surgery’s Continuous Certification program. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit learner completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABS credit. American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN)
Successful completion of this CME activity can be used to satisfy the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology’s (ABPN) CME requirement for Maintenance of Certification program. American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM)
Successful completion of this activity can be used to satisfy the American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM) for Tmoc as credits towards ABAM LLSA Part II requirements. Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC)
Royal College Fellows can use participation in Accredited Continuing Medical Education to earn Section 3 Credits. Program Planning Committee and Presenter Disclosure Information
In accordance with disclosure policies of ASAM and the ACCME, the effort is made to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all CME activities. These policies include mitigating all possible relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies for the Planning Committees and Presenters. All activity Planning Committee members and Faculty have disclosed relevant financial relationship information. The ASAM CME Committee has reviewed these disclosures and determined that the relationships are not inappropriate in the context of their respective presentations and are not inconsistent with the educational goals and integrity of the activity.