CoP Documents
 

  Ice Breakers


Exercise Name Added Date:
  
https://cdpsdocs.state.co.us/epic/epicwebsite/resources/MI_Communities_of_Practice/MI_Exercises/Icebreakers/car.pdf

Car Icebreaker
This is a good "getting to know you" icebreaker for small to large groups.
June 24, 2015
  
https://cdpsdocs.state.co.us/epic/epicwebsite/resources/mi_communities_of_practice/MI_exercises/icebreakers/have_you_ever.pdf

Have You Ever?
This is a good "getting to know you" icebreaker for medium to large groups.

This exercise was contributed by Grand Junction
June 24, 2015
  
https://cdpsdocs.state.co.us/epic/epicwebsite/resources/mi_communities_of_practice/mi_exercises/icebreakers/ice_breaker_gj.pdf

Grand Junction Ice Breaker
This is a good "getting to know you" icebreaker for small to medium groups.

This exercise was contributed by Grand Junction
June 24, 2015


  General Exercises


Exercise Name Added Date:
  
https://cdpsdocs.state.co.us/epic/epicwebsite/resources/mi_communities_of_practice/mi_exercises/general_exercises/MINT_TNT_Manual_2014.pdf

MINT TNT Manual (2014)
This manual has information about learning Motivational Interviewing as well as numerous exercises. This manual was updated from the previous version in 2014.
June 24, 2015
  
https://cdpsdocs.state.co.us/epic/epicwebsite/resources/mi_communities_of_practice/mi_exercises/general_exercises/MI_TNT_Manual.pdf

MINT TNT Manual (Previous Version)
This manual has information about learning Motivational Interviewing as well as numerous exercises.
June 24, 2015
  
https://cdpsdocs.state.co.us/epic/epicwebsite/resources/mi_communities_of_practice/mi_exercises/general_exercises/difficult_clients.pdf

We All Have Difficult Clients
This exercise helps practitioners think through their work with difficult clients.

This exercise is taken from "Building Motivational Interviewing Skills: A Practitioner's Workbook" by David B. Rosengren
June 25, 2015

  Spirit Exercises


Exercise Name Added Date:
  
https://cdpsdocs.state.co.us/epic/epicwebsite/resources/mi_communities_of_practice/mi_exercises/Spirit/crazy_mi_8.pdf

Crazy MI 8's
This exercise helps practitioners practice skills such as reflections and affirmation as well as strategy in the Engaging Process and Evoking Process

This exercise was contribute by Grand Junction
June 24, 2015

  OARS Exercises


Exercise Name Added Date:
  
https://cdpsdocs.state.co.us/epic/epicwebsite/mi_communities_of_practice/mi_exercises/Spirit/Affirmations_Worksheet.pdf

Finding Strengths/Affirmations
This exercise helps practitioners practice developing affirmations around client strengths
June 24, 2015
  
https://cdpsdocs.state.co.us/epic/epicwebsite/resources/mi_communities_of_practice/mi_exercises/oars_exercises/celebrity_mi.pdf

Celebrity MI
This exercise helps practitioners practice using open-ended questions

This exercise was contributed by Greeley
June 24, 2015
  
https://cdpsdocs.state.co.us/epic/epicwebsite/resources/mi_communities_of_practice/mi_exercises/OARS_exercises/in_the_moment_reflections.pdf

In the Moment Reflections
This exercise helps practitioners practice using reflections
June 24, 2015
  
https://cdpsdocs.state.co.us/epic/epicwebsite/resources/mi_communities_of_practice/mi_exercises/oars_exercises/MI_uno.pdf

MI Uno
This exercise helps practitioners practice using OARS skills

This exercise was contributed by the Western Slope and Boulder
June 24, 2015
  
https://cdpsdocs.state.co.us/epic/epicwebsite/mi_communities_of_practice/mi_exercises/oars_exercises/reflections_tictactoe.pdf

Reflections Tic Tac Toe
This exercise helps practitioners practice using reflections

This exercise was contributed by "The Generalists" team from MI 102 training in Lakewood April  7-8, 2015
June 24, 2015
  
https://cdpsdocs.state.co.us/epic/epicwebsite/resources/mi_communities_of_practice/mi_exercises/oars_exercises/tossing_the_oar.pdf

Tossing the OAR
This exercise helps practitioners practice using OARS

This exercise was contributed by Grand Junction
June 24, 2015

  Change Talk Exercises


Exercise Name Added Date:
  
https://cdpsdocs.state.co.us/epic/epicwebsite/resources/mi_communities_of_practice/Mi_exercises/change_talk/change_talk_bingo.pdf

Change Talk Bingo
This exercise helps practitioners practice eliciting Change Talk
June 24, 2015
  
https://cdpsdocs.state.co.us/epic/epicwebsite/resources/mi_communities_of_practice/mi_exercises/change_talk/epic_stadium_football.pdf
https://cdpsdocs.state.co.us/epic/epicwebsite/resources/mi_communities_of_practice/mi_exercises/change_talk/DARN_Change_Talk_Football.pdf

DARN Change Talk Football
This exercise helps practitioners practice recognizing and listening for Change Talk

This exercise was contributed by Grand Junction
June 24, 2015
  
https://cdpsdocs.state.co.us/epic/epicwebsite/resources/mi_communities_of_practice/Mi_exercises/change_talk/go_darn.pdf

Go DARN
This exercise helps practitioners practice recognizing and listening for Change Talk as well as responding to it

This exercise was contributed by Grand Junction
June 24, 2015
  
https://cdpsdocs.state.co.us/epic/epicwebsite/resources/mi_communities_of_practice/Mi_exercises/change_talk/silent_treatment.pdf

Silent Treatment
This exercise helps the practitioner practice eliciting Change Talk

This exercise was contributed by "The Silent 7" team from MI 102 training in Lakewood April 7-8, 2015
June 24, 2015


Strategy Exercises


Exercise Name Added Date:
  
https://cdpsdocs.state.co.us/epic/epicwebsite/resources/mi_communities_of_practice/mi_exercises/strategy/crazy_mi_8.pdf

Crazy MI 8's
This exercise helps practitioners practice skills such as reflections and affirmations as well as strategy in the Engaging Process and Evoking Process

This exercise was contributed by Grand Junction
June 24, 2015
  
https://cdpsdocs.state.co.us/epic/epicwebsite/resources/mi_communities_of_practice/mi_exercises/strategy/targeting_criminogenic_needs.pdf

Targeting Criminogenic Needs
This exercise helps practitioners practice targeting criminogenic needs using MI
June 24, 2015
  
https://cdpsdocs.state.co.us/epic/epicwebsite/resources/mi_communities_of_practice/mi_exercises/strategy/why.pdf

Why?
This exercise helps practitioners practice using open-questions to evoke motivation
June 24, 2015