An Introduction to Motivational Interviewing in Public Health Education

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An Introduction to Motivational Interviewing in Public Health Education

Speakers: Amanda Gabarda, EdD, MPH, NBC-HWC and Renee Greenwald, MS, NBC-HWC

Motivational Interviewing is a guiding style of communication that facilitates the natural process of change. It’s designed to empower individuals through their own motivation and capacity for change. These three-part, 30-minute sessions will overview the importance of attending to the language of change, three types of client talk discord, sustain talk, and change talk), and how health educators can respond and evoke strategically to motivate and empower change in health education settings.

A Taste of Motivational Interviewing in Health Education

Health behavior change can be difficult, and as public health professionals, we are often called upon to support individuals across a variety of settings in improving their health and wellbeing. Motivational interviewing is a collaborative conversation style that promotes and strengthens an individual’s own commitment to change. It is used across a variety of settings to support engagement, activation, and positive health behavior change. This session will overview the basics of Motivational Interviewing in health education and the benefits of using it.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Recall the importance of health behavior change in public health (5.1.1)
  2. Describe Motivational Interviewing and its use in health education (6.3.1)
  3. Identify core concepts and principles of Motivational Interviewing as applied to health education settings (6.5.4)

Motivational Interviewing and Attending to the Language of Change in Health Education

Motivational Interviewing is a guiding style of communication that facilitates the natural process of change. It’s designed to empower individuals through their own motivation and capacity for change. This session will overview the importance of attending to the language of change, three types of client talk (discord, sustain talk, and change talk), and how health educators can respond and evoke strategically to motivate and empower change in health education settings.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe the best case and worst-case scenario in health education (6.3.1)
  2. Recall types of client talk in health behavior change conversations (6.3.3)
  3. Identify change talk and how it is supportive in health education (demonstration) (8.1.5)

Motivational Interviewing in Practice: A Case Study of Vaccine Hesitancy in Health Education

There is strong evidence and support for the use of Motivational Interviewing across a wide range of challenging behaviors, including vaccine hesitancy. In this session, we will focus on how MI principles and strategies can be leveraged to address vaccine hesitancy. The session will review how health educators can use Motivational Interviewing in conversations about vaccines and will include a demonstration of core skills in practice.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe vaccine hesitancy and the role health educators play in public health settings (6.2.1)
  2. Identify core Motivational Interviewing Concepts that can be applied to vaccine hesitancy (6.3.1)
  3. Summarize how Motivational Interviewing can support health educators in conversations about vaccines (6.2.3)
  • A Taste of Motivational Interviewing for Health Education

    Product not yet rated Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    In this micro-learning session, participants will learn about the uses of motivational interviewing--a collaborative conversation style that promotes and strengthens an individual’s own commitment to change. This session will overview the basics of Motivational Interviewing in health education and the benefits of using it.

    A Taste of Motivational Interviewing for Health Education

    Speakers: Amanda Gabarda, EdD, MPH, NBC-HWC & Renee Greenwald, MS, NBC-HWC

    Health behavior change can be difficult, and as public health professionals we are often called upon to support individuals across a variety of settings in improving their health and wellbeing. Motivational interviewing is a collaborative conversation style that promotes and strengthens an individual’s own commitment to change. It is used across a variety of settings to support engagement, activation, and positive health behavior change. This session will overview the basics of Motivational Interviewing in health education and the benefits of using it.

    Learning Objectives

    By the end of this microlearning session, participants will be able to:

    1. Recall the importance of health behavior change in public health (5.1.1)
    2. Describe Motivational Interviewing and it’s use in health education (6.3.1)
    3. Identify core concepts and principles of Motivational Interviewing as applied to health education settings (6.5.4)

    Dr. Amanda R. Gabarda, EdD, MPH, MS, CHES®

    Senior Director, Clinical Training & Education

    UPMC Health Plan

    Dr. Gabarda is the Senior Director of Clinical Training & Development at UPMC Health Plan where is responsible for the creation, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of training and skill development of lifestyle health coaches and care managers. She has a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Exercise Science from Slippery Rock University, a Master of Public Health from Walden University, and a Doctor of Education in Health and Physical Activity from the University of Pittsburgh. Ms. Gabarda is a National Board-Certified Health & Wellness Coach a Certified Health Education Specialist, and a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers.

    Renee Greenwald, MS, NBC-HWC

    Quality Assurance Coordinator

    UPMC Health Plan

    Renee Greenwald is a Quality Assurance Coordinator at UPMC Health Plan where she is responsible for training, empowering, and the skill development of health coaches and care managers. She has a bachelor’s in Exercise Science from Slippery Rock University and a master’s in Exercise Science and Health Promotion, specializing in wellness and fitness and wellness coaching from California University of Pennsylvania. Renee is a Nationally Board-Certified Health and Wellness Coach.

  • Motivational Interviewing and Attending to the Language of Change in Health Education

    Product not yet rated Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    In this microlearning session, participants will learn the importance of importance of attending to the language of change, three types of client talk, and how health educators can respond and evoke strategically to motivate and empower change in health education settings.

    Motivational Interviewing and Attending to the Language of Change in Health Education

    Speakers: Amanda Gabarda, EdD, MPH, NBC-HWC & Renee Greenwald, MS, NBC-HWC

    Motivational Interviewing is a guiding style of communication that facilitates the natural process of change. It’s designed to empower individuals through their own motivation and capacity for change. This session will overview the importance of attending to the language of change, three types of client talk (discord, sustain talk, and change talk), and how health educators can respond and evoke strategically to motivate and empower change in health education settings.

    Learning Objectives

    By the end of this webinar, participants will be able to: 

    1. Describe the best case and worst-case scenario in health education (6.3.1)

    2. Recall types of client talk in health behavior change conversations (6.3.3)
    3. Identify change talk and how it is supportive in health education (demonstration) (8.1.5)

    Dr. Amanda R. Gabarda, EdD, MPH, MS, CHES®

    Senior Director, Clinical Training & Education

    UPMC Health Plan

    Dr. Gabarda is the Senior Director of Clinical Training & Development at UPMC Health Plan where is responsible for the creation, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of training and skill development of lifestyle health coaches and care managers. She has a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Exercise Science from Slippery Rock University, a Master of Public Health from Walden University, and a Doctor of Education in Health and Physical Activity from the University of Pittsburgh. Ms. Gabarda is a National Board-Certified Health & Wellness Coach a Certified Health Education Specialist, and a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers.

    Renee Greenwald, MS, NBC-HWC

    Quality Assurance Coordinator

    UPMC Health Plan

    Renee Greenwald is a Quality Assurance Coordinator at UPMC Health Plan where she is responsible for training, empowering, and the skill development of health coaches and care managers. She has a bachelor’s in Exercise Science from Slippery Rock University and a master’s in Exercise Science and Health Promotion, specializing in wellness and fitness and wellness coaching from California University of Pennsylvania. Renee is a Nationally Board-Certified Health and Wellness Coach.

  • Motivational Interviewing in Practice: A Case Study of Vaccine Hesitancy in Health Education

    Product not yet rated Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    In this micro-learning session, we will focus on how MI principles and strategies can be leveraged to address vaccine hesitancy. The session will review how health educators can use Motivational Interviewing in conversations about vaccines and will include demonstration of core skills in practice.

    Motivational Interviewing in Practice: A Case Study of Vaccine Hesitancy in Health Education

    Speakers: Amanda Gabarda, EdD, MPH, NBC-HWC & Renee Greenwald, MS, NBC-HWC

    There is strong evidence and support for the use of Motivational Interviewing across a wide range of challenging behaviors, including vaccine hesitancy. In this session, we will focus on how MI principles and strategies can be leveraged to address vaccine hesitancy. The session will review how health educators can use Motivational Interviewing in conversations about vaccines and will include a demonstration of core skills in practice.

    Learning Objectives

    By the end of this micro-learning session, participants will be able to:

    1. Describe vaccine hesitancy and the role health educators play in public health settings (6.2.1)
    2. Identify core Motivational Interviewing Concepts that can be applied to vaccine hesitancy (6.3.1)
    3. Summarize how Motivational Interviewing can support health educators in conversations about vaccines (6.2.3)

    Dr. Amanda R. Gabarda, EdD, MPH, MS, CHES®

    Senior Director, Clinical Training & Education

    UPMC Health Plan

    Dr. Gabarda is the Senior Director of Clinical Training & Development at UPMC Health Plan where is responsible for the creation, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of training and skill development of lifestyle health coaches and care managers. She has a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Exercise Science from Slippery Rock University, a Master of Public Health from Walden University, and a Doctor of Education in Health and Physical Activity from the University of Pittsburgh. Ms. Gabarda is a National Board-Certified Health & Wellness Coach a Certified Health Education Specialist, and a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers.

    Renee Greenwald, MS, NBC-HWC

    Quality Assurance Coordinator

    UPMC Health Plan

    Renee Greenwald is a Quality Assurance Coordinator at UPMC Health Plan where she is responsible for training, empowering, and the skill development of health coaches and care managers. She has a bachelor’s in Exercise Science from Slippery Rock University and a master’s in Exercise Science and Health Promotion, specializing in wellness and fitness and wellness coaching from California University of Pennsylvania. Renee is a Nationally Board-Certified Health and Wellness Coach.