C4 Innovations

Community & Behavioral Health | Recovery | Social Change


Who Should Take This Course

Staff at all levels of health and human service agencies seeking to incorporate best practices into their programs

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the MITI 4.2.1 coding system and its uses
  • Assign global scores in MI conversations
  • Assign behavior codes in MI conversations
  • Recognize effective and ineffective responses to change talk and sustain talk
  • Evaluate a work sample, providing global ratings, behavior counts, and skill development plan

Course Facts

Dates: *Future course dates TBD--email us to be notified when the course opens for registration

Practice level: Intermediate, advanced

CE credit:

  • ASWB: 6 hours
  • NAADAC: 10 hours
  • NBCC: 6 hours

Course type: Live online

  • 75 minute weekly live webcasts
  • Roughly 35 minutes of weekly home study activities

Covered topics: Motivational Interviewing, MITI Version 4.2.1, change talk, sustain talk, technical and relational global measures, behavior counts, evidence-based practice

Weekly Agenda

Week 1: The MITI 4.2.1: Nuts and Bolts

Week 2: Applying the MITI 4.2.1: An Effective Motivational Conversation

Week 3: Applying the MITI 4.2.1: An Ineffective Motivational Conversation

Week 4: Applying the MITI 4.2.1 for Coding and Coaching: Moving Toward an Effective Motivational Conversation

Week 5: Coding and Coaching: Using a Sentence Stem Format