Easily implement small coaching groups to continue skills development for staff

  • 20 Companion Workbooks for our Motivational Interviewing Web Courses 
  • Structures 20, 40 or 80 weeks of practice time to help model sustainability

Each Workbook corresponds to the Motivational Interviewing Web Course and includes:

  • Review of the course objectives 
  • Selection of key learning transfer points 
  • Multiple efforts to practice key learning 
    • Discussions 
    • Role plays / Real plays 
    • Exercises / Complete the Dialogue 
  • Answer Keys

Color coded key helps structure and guide the hour-long session and includes four sections:

  • Purple is what the “Leader” says. (You can also rotate who reads this if you wish.) 
  • Orange contains special instructions for the “Leader” that doesn’t need to be read –but can be if you want. 
  • Blue indicates section headings for each concept or skill being explored. 
  • Yellow is for “doing” or “discussion” breaks that fall in the midst of a given exploration or exercise 
  • Green is the Answer Key on the final page(s) of the workbook.

Recognizing that agency staff are busy - often moving from one appointment or meeting to the next, these companion resources are organized in such a way that a group leader can pick up and facilitate without a lot of preparation time.

Multiple group leader configurations are possible: 

  • Groups can be led by an MI Trainer 
  • Groups can be led by an elected group leader – where leadership assignment could be rotating or fixed, or 
  • Groups could be “leaderless” where group members rotate who reads the purple section within the same hour session.

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I love the skill-building resources. To have the “Peer Group 20” companion resources means my staff can begin to learn Motivational Interviewing but can also begin to work to build their skills.

- John Dommett
  CEO

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Try some real-world interactive examples from several of our current modules.

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