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Motivational Interviewing for Healthcare Workers (Gundersen Health System - CLOSED)

The Great Lakes ATTC offers this training for healthcare workers in HHS Region 5: IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, and WI. This is a CLOSED event for Gundersen Health System in La Crosse, WI. 



February 10th, 2021

March 10th, 2021

April 14th, 2021

May 12, 2021 

8:30 AM – 12:30 PM Central  (same time for all sessions)




The workshop will introduce concepts and fundamental skills involved in using Motivational interviewing (MI) in public health and public safety. Through lecture, videos, role-plays, introspection, small and large group activities, participants will have the opportunity to practice the course content. Everyone will be primed to begin using MI and to continue learning.



  • Relate the key skills and spirit of MI to your work
  • Apply OARS skills and sharing information to work-specific situations
  • Evaluate the usefulness of MI in your work setting


**Certificates of attendance will be available to participants who fully attend this workshop. CEUs are not available.



Laura Saunders

Laura Saunders, MSSW

Laura A. Saunders, MSSW, is the Wisconsin State Project Manager for the Great Lakes Addiction, Mental Health and Prevention Technology Transfer Centers. Her position is housed at the UW–Madison, where she’s worked since 1988. Since 2001, Laura has provided SBIRT and Motivational Interviewing training to physicians, nurses, medical students, psychologists, specialty addiction treatment providers, social workers, physical therapists, health educators, and staff who work in correctional settings. She has provided feedback and coaching to hundreds of social workers, correctional staff, and other human service providers who are interested in using evidence-based practices with fidelity. Laura joined the international group of Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT) in 2006 (Sophia, Bulgaria) and is an active member of the Wisconsin MINT group.



Starts: Feb. 10, 2021 8:30 am
Ends: May. 12, 2021 12:30 pm
Registration Deadline
February 26, 2021
Event Type
Webinar/Virtual Training
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