MI Center for Change

BAP-MI: A Stepped-Care Approach to Behavioral Change (CE)

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-MI: A Stepped-Care Approach to Behavioral Change (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-MI: A Stepped-Care Approach to Behavioral Change (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
Unit 1 BAP-MI: Welcome & Overview (Cole)
Unit 2 Meet the Facilitators
Module 2 What is BAP? A Brief Summary
Unit 1 What is BAP? Brief Summary (Cole)
Unit 2 Exercise 1: Mr. Peters
Unit 3 Exercise 1: Reflections (Cole)
Module 3 What is BAP-MI? Overview of Basic Concepts
Unit 1 What is BAP-MI? (Cole)
Unit 2 Exercise 2: Mr. Vanguard
Unit 3 Exercise 2: Reflections (Cole)
Unit 4 BAP-MI: Core Concepts (Cole)
Unit 5 Quiz 1: What is BAP-MI?
Module 4 Attend to the Relationship: Use MI Core Skills with Spirit
Unit 1 Ambivalence I: Discord & Distress (Frum-Vassallo)
Unit 2 Exercise 3: The Rounder
Unit 3 Exercise 3: Reflections (Frum-Vassallo)
Module 5 Build MI Relational Skills with MITI
Unit 1 The MITI 4: Using the Global “Relational" Scales (Stein)
Unit 2 Exercise 4: The Ineffective Physician
Unit 3 Exercise 4: Reflections (Stein & Hartlieb)
Unit 4 Quiz Two: MI Relational Skills
Module 6 Attend to Language to Build Motivation (MI “Technical Skills”)
Unit 1 Attend to Language to Build Motivation: Ambivalence, Change & Sustain Talk (Koutsenok)
Unit 2 Exercise 5: Using Kinesthetics to Highlight Change vs. Sustain Talk
Unit 3 Respond Strategically to Change & Sustain Talk (Koutsenok)
Module 7 Build MI Technical Skills with MITI
Unit 1 The MITI 4: Using the Global “Technical” Scales (Hartlieb)
Unit 2 Exercise 6: The Effective Physician
Unit 3 Exercise 6: Reflections (Hartlieb & Stein)
Unit 4 Quiz Three: MI Technical Skills
Module 8 BAP-MI: Putting It All Together
Unit 1 BAP & BAP-MI: Course Overview & Applications (Cole)
Unit 2 BAP-MI in Residency: A Longitudinal Model for Preventive Medicine (Jadotte)
Unit 3 BAP-MI: Final Exercises & Course Conclusion (Cole)
Unit 4 Exercise 7: Mr. Stabler (BAP-MI in Clinical Practice)
Unit 5 Exercise 8: Mr. Dowd (BAP-MI in Clinical Practice)
Unit 6 Exercises 7 & 8: Reflections (Cole) & Gold Standard Coding (Ernst)
Unit 7 Course Summary & Review (Cole)
Module 9 Next Steps & Course Evaluation
Unit 1 Next Steps: Reaching & Documenting Competencies
Unit 2 Final Exam
Unit 3 Course Evaluation