This option provides a certification opportunity for individuals who have already completed Motivational Interviewing (MI) training outside the full MNCWTA course either through a MINT certified trainer since 6/1/21, a refresher training completed within the past year, or through LYSSN.

Learners will need to complete either the SKILLS DEMONSTRATION LEARNERS OPTION (SEC 1A. AND SEC 1B.) or the LYSSN PROFICIENCY LEARNERS OPTION (SEC. 2):

For Skills Demonstration Learners (not LYSSN)

STEP 1: MI SKILLS FOR CW PROFESSIONALS: PATHWAY 2 SEC 1A. TRAINING DOCUMENTATION APPROVAL (CWTA X409)

  • Complete a Training Documentation Google form located within the training portal under CWTA X409.
  • Upload electronic documentation of completing MI training by a certified MINT trainer since 6/1/21, or proof of a refresher training completed within the past year.
  • Training Academy staff will review and grade your submissions. Once marked as complete, you will submit a final attestation quiz and can register for the Pathway 2 Skills Demonstration course [MI SKILLS FOR CW PROFESSIONALS: PATHWAY 2 SEC 1B. SKILLS DEMONSTRATION (CWTA X409)].

STEP 2: MI SKILLS FOR CW PROFESSIONALS: PATHWAY 2 SEC 1B. SKILLS DEMONSTRATION (CWTA X409)

  • Learners who uploaded completion of a MINT certified training or proof of a refresher training within the past year will need to complete the Training Academy‚Äôs MI Skills Demonstration course in order to receive a completion on their training record for Pathway 2.

For LYSSN Proficiency Learners

MI SKILLS FOR CW PROFESSIONALS: PATHWAY 2 SEC. 2 LYSSN PROFICIENCY (CWTA X409)

  • Complete a Training Documentation Google form located within the training portal under CWTA X409.
  • Upload a recent fidelity monitoring score meeting basic assessment standards using the LYSSN tool platform.
  • Training Academy staff will review and grade your submissions. Once marked as complete, you will receive a completion on your MNCWTA training record for Pathway 2.

Upon completion of any MI pathway, learners will receive an email from DHS Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) about regular Fidelity Monitoring, which is a requirement under the Family First Prevention Services Act (FFPSA) policy.

If you have questions about anything above, contact mitraining@mnchildwelfaretraining.com.