Motivational Interviewing for Busy Clinicians

This workshop will review and teach motivational interviewing (MI) tools for treating unhealthy alcohol and drug use as well as for promoting behavior change in primary care and other specialties. Emphasis will be on mentored small group learning, clinical skills acquisition and practice. All participants will develop continuing learning plans to increase proficiency.

Faculty: Sean Koon, MD, Chief of Service, Kaiser Permanente Chemical Dependency Recovery Program, Fontana and Ontario Medical Centers; Ken Saffier, MD, Family and Addiction Medicine Physician, Contra Costa Regional Medical Center; Clinical Professor, UCSF Department of Family and Community Medicine; Member, Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers