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March 16 2019 - SFMOMA Artist Gallery

fort mason, San Francisco, CA

We are looking forward to hosting you for a one-of-kind Motivational Interviewing training workshop with special attention to the pace and culture of primary care. Don't miss an opportunity to connect with other primary care providers and medical leaders in a unique training environment. 

Participants will leave the workshop with evidence-based, ready-to-use, clinical tools and resources to improve patient outcomes, improve patient satisfaction, and enhance practice fulfillment.

Registration includes:

  1. Full day, interactive workshop covering MI principles and foundational skills in the context of primary care

  2. Personalized coaching and feedback post workshop:  6x 1:1 coaching sessions (30 minute practice, feedback, and refinement).

  3. Continuing Medical Education (CME): 7.25 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Dr Catalina Triana offers a unique package: she’s a gifted MI provider and MI trainer! She masterfully facilitates MI training in a way that is engaging, enduring, enjoyable, and customized to the everyday realities facing health care professionals.
— Steve Berg Smith, MINT trainer, San Francisco


8:30-8:50 am

  • Introductions, agenda, expectations. Learning goals.

8:50-9:10 am

  • Helpful response questionnaire
  • Assessment of importance and confidence

9:10-9:40 am

  • Overview of Motivational Interviewing history, theory and evidence

9:40-10:30 am

  • Principles of Motivational Interviewing – Acceptance, Evocation, Partnership and Compassion
  • Practice – “Dancing Vs Wrestling”

10:30-10:45 am

  • Break

10:45-12:15 pm

  • Basic skills – OARS – Open ended questions, Affirmations, Reflections, Summaries
  • Practice – Deepening reflections, “in the moment”

12:15-1:00 pm

  • Lunch

1:00- 2:00 pm

  • Concept of change talk
  • Practice: evoking, recognizing, reflecting change talk

2:00-3:00 pm

  • FRAMES: a model for sharing information and offering advice
  • Practice with case examples (HTN, DM, BMI)

3:00-3:15 pm

  • Break

3:15-4:15 pm

  • Processes of MI: joining, focusing, evoking, planning
  • Practice: “A taste of MI”

4:15-4:40 pm

  • Helpful response questionnaire
  • Assessment of importance and confidence

4:40-5:00 pm

  • Debrief and wrap up
  • Evaluations

Desired Outcomes

At the conclusion of the activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Apply Motivational Interviewing principles of acceptance, evocation, partnership, and compassion into clinical practice
  2. Incorporate open ended questions, affirmations, reflections, and summaries into behavior change counseling
  3. Recognize, evoke, and respond to “change talk” to support behavior change
  4. Demonstrate increased awareness of implicit bias in healthcare

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint partnership of CME Consultants and Breakthrough Perspectives. CME Consultants is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CME Consultants designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The presentational method for this activity includes Small Group Discussion/Roundtable, Workshop, Hands-On Demonstration, and Simulated Patient. This activity targets primary care providers. This activity will encompass the following desirable physician attributes: Patient Care & Procedural Skills, Medical Knowledge, Professionalism, Interpersonal & Communication Skills, and Practice-Based Learning & Improvement.

In accordance with the Americans with Disability Act (ADA), please [call (415) 345-7500] OR [contact] should you require special assistance.


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