Utah Cancer Control Program A Unified Cancer Prevention Approach

Lifestyle Intervention Webinars

Motivational Interviewing

The Utah Cancer Control Program hosted a four-part series on motivational interviewing during Fall 2011. Motivational interviewing is a technique used to assist clients in making behavior changes. Recordings of this series are available below.

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Session 1 (October 4)

  • Motivational Interviewing as a style and spirit
  • Underlying Principles of Motivational Interviewing
  • Stages of Change
  • Change Talk

Session 2 (October 18)

  • Change Talk
  • Exploring Ambivalence: The role of and rolling with resistance
  • How to Overcome Resistance
  • Introduction to Developing Empathy and the OARS Approach

Session 3 (November 1)

  • The OARS Approach
  • Concept of Readiness
  • Methods of Measuring

Session 4 (November 15)

  • Supporting Self-Efficacy
  • Readiness to Change
  • Developing a Change Plan
  • The Role of Information and Advice
  • Transitioning to the How
  • Menu Options
  • Asking for Commitment
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Addressing Tobacco Use - 3/3/2014

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FY15 BeWise Program Updates - 6/21/2014

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