Motivational Interviewing Videos

Learn through example by watching any of six following vignettes. Each unique scenario features a trained motivational interviewer speaking with a patient at risk for hepatitis C. The videos represent a diverse group of backgrounds and life experiences.

Through MI, the interviewers help their patients develop intrinsic motivation to receive HCV testing and to feel positive about making responsible health decisions.

Henry
Age 66. He prides himself on being health conscious. Henry briefly used heroin while stationed oversees during the Vietnam war.

Jorge
Age 25. Now on methadone, Jorge engaged in sex work during his years addicted to opioids, though he doesn’t like to talk about it.

Tony
Age 30. Since breaking up with his partner, Tony has been depressed. He is concerned about an infection following unprotected sex.

Concetta
Age 26. Visiting the doctor for an unrelated injury, Concetta learns that her tattoo put her at risk for HCV.

Eddie
Age 24. A near-fatal car accident motivated Eddie to stop using intravenous heroin, and he is now doing well on Suboxone.

Eva
Age 23. A syringe found hidden in her husband’s clothes is worrying Eva. She is concerned about HIV and whether they can safely start a family.

More Resources

Hepatitis C Current Initiative: Training, provider tools, resources
HCV Current is a national initiative among the ATTC Regional Centers. Sponsored by SAMHSA, it aims to increase HCV knowledge among medical and behavioral health professionals, especially staff at federally qualified health centers.

Teens and Twentysomethings are Getting Hep C Like Never Before
The IRETA blog reports on the rise in hepatitis C.

Pocket Card for Hepatitis C
Don’t worry about missing any steps with this pocket card that reminds providers how to discuss HVC test results with their patients. One side features a visual of the testing algorithm, the other has instructions for how to talk about results.

Shaping Up Your Motivational Interviewing Skills
Featuring Dr. Kate Speck, this webinar covers general motivational interviewing skills.

Regional Resources
Local training resources can be located via an interactive map. Select your region of the United States and find a location convenient to you that offers in-person training on HCV topics. Every state is covered by one of these regions.