MI Center for Change

BAP: Core Competencies (CE version)

Adapted for Continuing Education (CE) by Hillary Bolter, LCSW, LCAS, founder of MI Center of Change, and Deirdra Frum-Vassallo, Psy.D. ABPP, Health Behavior Coordinator (HBC) for the Northport VAMC, this self-directed course, BAP: Core Competencies (CE version), focuses on the eight core competencies of Brief Action Planning (BAP), a practical motivational and self-management technique for everyday practice.

Continuing Education Credits

BAP: Core Competencies (CE Version), is designed to provide eight hours of Continuing Education Credits, facilitated by the MI Center for Change, for qualifying mental health and addiction counselors, social workers, and psychologists (in process).

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Module 1 Course Introduction and BAP Overview
Unit 1 Introduction to BAP (CE Version)
Unit 2 Brief Action Planning
Module 2 The Five Foundation Skills
Unit 1 Question 1: Elicit Ideas for Change
Unit 2 SMART Behavioral Planning
Unit 3 Elicit Commitment Statement
Unit 4 Question 2: Scale for Confidence
Unit 5 Question 3: Arrange Accountability
Unit 6 B.A.P: Putting it All Together
Unit 7 Quiz 1: The 5 Foundation Skills
Unit 8 Exercise 1: Real Play
Unit 9 Exercise 1: Follow Up
Module 3 The Four Underlying Attitudes of MI
Unit 1 Four Underlying Attitudes of MI
Unit 2 Quiz 2: The Spirit of MI
Module 4 Skills 6,7, and 8
Unit 1 Skill 6: The Behavioral Menu
Unit 2 Skill 7: Problem Solving
Unit 3 Skill 8: Follow Up
Unit 4 Quiz 3: The 8 Skills of B.A.P.
Module 5 Skills in Practice
Unit 1 Exercise 2: Practice with Colleague
Unit 2 Exercise 2: Follow Up
Unit 3 Exercise 3: Professional Practice
Unit 4 Exercise 3: Follow Up
Module 6 Course Evaluation
Unit 1 The Ultimate Question
Unit 2 Course Evaluation
Module 7 Final Exam
Unit 1 Final Exam
Unit 2 Certification Info