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

    1. Describe the four (4) components of the spirit of Motivational Interviewing (MI), and why each is important to the effective application of MI.
    2. Explain the rationale for using MI skills in HIV treatment settings.
    3. Define at least three (3) key principles of MI that that can be utilized in conversations with clients.
    4. Describe the importance of active listening before problem-solving solutions for the client.
    5. Describe and demonstrate the effective delivery of at least three (3) MI micro-skills that can be used to help increase readiness for change.