A Sense Making Approach to Teaching and Learning Motivational Interviewing

April 11, 2022
2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. ET

Hosted by the Pharmacy Practice Section

This webinar will describe a sense-making approach to motivational interviewing and application of the approach to an 8 hour elearning program. Case examples will be used to illustrate how this sense-making approach works without losing any of the spirit and principles of motivational interviewing.


  1. Why a sense-making approach to motivational interviewing was developed.
  2. Apply sense-making motivational interviewing skills to cases for improving adherence and outcomes.
  3. Discuss incorporation of this sense-making approach to an elearning program for teaching pharmacy students.


Bruce A. Berger, PhD
Berger Consulting, LLC
Professor Emeritus
Auburn University

Takova Wallace-Gay, PharmD., BCACP
Clinical Associate Professor
University of Texas at Tyler