Author: Jassin M. Jouria, MD
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Course Created: 2014
Practice Level: Intermediate to Advanced
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Jassin M. Jouria, MD
Jassin M. Jouria is a medical doctor, professor of academic medicine, and medical author. He graduated from Ross University School of Medicine and has completed his clinical clerkship training in various teaching hospitals throughout New York, including King’s County Hospital Center and Brookdale Medical Center, among others. Dr. Jouria has served as a test prep tutor and instructor for Kaplan. He has developed several medical courses and curricula for a variety of educational institutions. Dr. Jouria has also served on multiple levels in the academic field including faculty member and Department Chair. Dr. Jouria continues to serves as a Subject Matter Expert for several continuing education organizations covering multiple basic medical sciences.
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Motivational interviewing focuses on the client and their desire to change behavior to improve the state of their health. Clinicians can help clients recognize the need for change and to facilitate improvements in their outcomes. The purpose of this course is to provide clinicians knowledge about the use of motivational interviewing to support behavioral change in clients.
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- Stages Of Readiness For Change
- Key principles
- Engaging the client
- Determining self-focus
- Evoking change
- Motivational Interviewing Techniques
- Facilitating the process
- Informing or advice giving
- DARN CAT
- Pros and cons
- Non-verbal communication
- Lifespan And Cultural Perspectives
- Children and adolescents
- Older adults
- Cultural influences
- Pregnancy And MI
- Smoking Cessation And MI
- Addictions And MI
- 12 Steps programs
- Diabetes And MI
- Heart Disease And MI
- Mental Health And MI
- Define motivational interviewing and the basic structure of its use in treatment or therapy.
- List the four main principles associated with motivational interviewing.
- Describe techniques used as part of motivational interviewing to assess ambivalence and foster change in the client.
- Explain how motivational interviewing can be used as part of treatment for substance abuse and addiction.