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S23-2003 Using Motivational Interviewing (MI) in Supervision and Supervising MI Work

Total Credits: 3 including 3 Supervision CEs

2000 Supervision |  800 Online
Mary Hodorowicz, PhD, LCSW-C
Course Levels:
3 Hours 15 Minutes
Target Audience:
Social Workers, LCPCs, and Psychologists



This workshop is designed for social workers and other behavioral health professionals who would like to use MI skills within supervision and/or social workers who are responsible for providing clinical supervision to students or employees who implement MI in practice settings. This workshop is appropriate for those who have a working understanding of MI knowledge, basic MI skills, and engage in the supervision of others. Teaching methods include didactic instruction, video clips, individual reflection and development plan creation, paired practice (audio capacity from your phone or computer required), and large group discussion via written chat.



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Mary Hodorowicz, LCSW-C received her PhD and MSW from the University of Maryland, School of Social Work, with a primary Clinical concentration and secondary concentration in Management & Community Organization. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Pittsburgh, majoring in psychology with a sociology minor. An active clinician for over a decade, Mary specializes in work with families and children. She earned a post-graduate certificate in Adoption from Rutgers School of Social Work, and is a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers.

Agenda & Learning Objectives


12:45 pm - 1:15 pm

Registration/ Log On
1:15 pm - 2:45 pm
  • Warm-Up with Content Application Activity
  • Having motivational conversations in clinical supervision:
    • Content Review, Case Example, & Demonstration
  • Creating your own model for supervision:
    • Individual plan, paired practice, and large group debrief


2:45 pm - 3:00  pm    

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • Supervising MI Work:
    • Content Review, Case Example, & Sample Feedback
  • Application Activity:
    • Individual Feedback Formulation/Self-Reflection
  • Large Group Debrief: Struggles and Strengths
  • Planning and Practice in Breakout Rooms
  • Debrief and Wrap Up
4:30 pm Adjournment


Upon the completion of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Learn a MI-informed framework for supervision 

  • Develop their own individualized MI-informed model for supervision 

  • Apply their supervision model to a work sample, engaging in goal-setting and self-reflection 

  • Practice implementation of feedback based on supervisory framework and individualized model, using MI skills 

Bibliography & References


  • Beckman, M., Forsberg, L., Lindqvist, H., & Ghaderi, A. (2020). Providing objective feedback in supervision in motivational interviewing: results from a randomized controlled trial. Behavioural & Cognitive Psychotherapy48(4), 383–394.
  • Clarke, P. B., & Giordano, A. L. (2013). The Motivational Supervisor: Motivational Interviewing as a Clinical Supervision Approach. Clinical Supervisor32(2), 244–259
  • Gill, I., Oster, C., & Lawn, S. (2020). Assessing competence in health professionals’ use of motivational interviewing: A systematic review of training and supervision tools. Patient Education and Counseling103(3), 473–483.
  • Hodorowicz, M.T., Barth, R.P., Moyers, T., Strieder, F. (2020). A randomized controlled trial of two methods to improve motivational interviewing training. Research on Social Work Practice, 30(4), 382-391
  • Moyers, T.B., Manuel, J.K., & Ernst, D. (2014). Motivational Interviewing Treatment Integrity Coding Manual 4.1. Unpublished manual.
  • Miller, W. & Moyers, T. (2020). Practice Exercise Guidelines for Participant Trainers. MINT TNT. Unpublished manual.

Course Completion & CE Information

Category I Maryland BSWE Requirement

The Office of Continuing Professional Education at the University Of Maryland School Of Social Work is authorized by the Board of Social Work Examiners in Maryland to sponsor social work continuing education programs. This workshop qualifies for 3 Category I Continuing Education Units for supervision. The Office of Continuing Professional Education is also authorized by the Maryland Board of Psychologists and the Maryland Board of Professional Counselors to sponsor Category A continuing professional education.

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Target Audience

Social Workers, LCPCs, and Psychologists

Late Fees and Refunds

Fee & Registration:

Cost is $70 and includes CE credit. Registering after April 6, 2023 will incur an additional $20 late fee.

*Cancellations must be received 24 hours in advance prior to the live interactive webinar to receive a refund or a credit letter.

*All cancellations will be subjected to a $35.00 administration fee

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System Requirements:

  • Operating Systems: Windows XP or higher; MacOS 9 or higher; Android 4.0 or higher.
  • Internet Browser: Google Chrome; Firefox 10.0 or higher.

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  • Broadband Internet Connection: Cable, High-speed DSL and any other medium that is internet accessible.

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