Abbreviated Motivational Interviewing Competency Rating Form Mini Course

Abbreviated Motivational Interviewing Competency Assessment Rating Form:

  Approximately 3-4 hours of self-paced with milestones and scheduled activities. Learners have 30 days from enrollment to complete.

  Appropriate for anyone with a foundational knowledge of motivational interviewing.

In this course you will complete an MI skills recording and learn how to use the Abbreviated Motivational Interviewing Competency Assessment (A-MICA) rating form to rate it.  The A-MICA rating form is a practical assessment tool that can be used to help you know where you are on your MI journey and identify areas for growth.

Activities include:

  • Making a skills demonstration recording with a standardized patient (30 minutes).
  • Learning about the A-MICA rating form.
  • Practicing using the A-MICA rating form.
  • Completing a knowledge check.
  • Listening to your own recording, using the A-MICA form to help you listen for specific aspects of MI.
  • Participating in a coaching call to to compare your rating with a coach’s and discuss (30 minutes).

This course can accommodate 12 learners per group.

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Demonstrate using the Abbreviated Motivational Interviewing Competency Assessment tool to rate MI interactions.

This is an interactive online course. CCMI uses learner-centred, performance-based approaches to adult education. The A-MICA mini course includes learning activities that evoke understanding and build skills. These include a skills demonstration recording, interactive online practice activities, a short quiz to reflect learning and encourage application to practice, and a final coding assignment.

The course takes approximately 1.5-2 hours, and a certificate of attendance is available to learners at the end of the course.

In order to complete this course, learners will need:

  • Access to a computer, laptop, or tablet with the capability to watch and listen to videos and audio recordings.
  • Internet connection
  • Microphone and camera for zoom practice and feedback sessions.
  • Up to date browser including Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, or Microsoft Edge. The course will not run with Internet Explorer
If learners do not have access to a mic and camera, they can connect by phone. There may be long-distance charges associated.

See our CCMI Services page for an overview of all of our offerings and details like prerequisites, duration, and capacity.