Motivational Interviewing and States of Change
At the end of this activity learner should be more competent in understanding and applying motivational enhancement techniques to overcome patient resistance to change, including:
- The philosophy of motivational interviewing techniques, including development of MET in the context of Transtheoretical Model of Stages of Change
- Efficacy of MET in various populations and substance use disorders, including discussion of the evidence base for treatment.
- Efficacy of MI in various settings (office based, hospital, correctional, etc)
- Become familiar with MI strategies (Rolling with Resistance, Change Talk, etc)
Sharone Abramowitz, MD
Dr. Abramowitz is a senior faculty member, and the Behavioral and Addiction Medicine Director, for Highland Hospital's internal medicine residency. She began the nation's first premedical student health coach project, which will now include UCSF medical students. She is a long-time member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers and provides MI training for clinicians who treat patients with chronic diseases and addictions. She also has a psychiatry and addiction medicine private practice in the East Bay and San Francisco. She is a member of CSAM's executive council, chaired our 2013 State of the Art Conference, and is this conference's vice-chair.
Dr. Abramowitz has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
- 0.50 California Board of Behavioral Sciences
- 0.50 NCCPA
- 0.50 AAPA
- 0.50 AMA Category 1
- 0.50 CAADAC