You may remember that professional interviewing represents a broad skill set that includes many of the motivational interviewing skills you learned about in this course such as using open-ended questions and practicing reflective listening. Which interviewing skills did you feel confident in, and which skills did you think needed further development? Now that you are at the end of this course, reflect on your skills again. Which interviewing skills you have developed as a result of completing the Assignments in this course? Which skills do you still need to work on in the future?
- how would you rate your skills? Which did you do well? What would you do differently in the future when using motivational interviewing.
- Based on your assessment of your motivational interviewing skills, consider how comfortable you are using these skills in your current human services organization or one in which you would like to work in the future.
- explain how you would rate your motivational interviewing skills, what you did well, and what you would do differently in the future.