Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers

Instructor: Bernard Showers, LCSE, CAADC

Date: Friday September 28, 2018

Time: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Course Code:  SWMINT

Room:  Silberman/TBD

Cost:  $210.00

 

Presentation Abstract:

 

The Motivational Interviewing: Inviting and Acknowledging Change Talk workshop targets Clinicians seeking an advanced level of Motivational Interviewing training. The learner will consider MI’s application to a broad use of behavior changes ranging from health behaviors to substance use. The workshop offers a hands-on experiential learning approach with ample opportunity for role-plays, discussion, and case conceptualization. Learners will leave with an advanced knowledge of tangible clinical interventions to be utilized with Clients, targeting collaboratively identified problem behaviors.

Participants will learn how Motivational Interviewing’s emphasis on change talk makes it unique.  Participants will learn tangible skills for eliciting change talk with their clients, helping them to gain and enhance motivation towards making meaningful behavioral changes.

Learning Objectives

 

Participants will learn how Motivational Interviewing’s emphasis on change talk makes it unique.  Participants will learn tangible skills for eliciting change talk with their clients, helping them to gain and enhance motivation towards making meaningful behavioral changes.

Numerous learning techniques will be implemented, including lecture, demonstration, interactive role plays, and audio/visual learning aids.  Equal emphasis will be placed on acknowledging change talk through the use of Motivational Interviewing micro-skills and structured interventions used to invite change talk.  The aforementioned learning methods will be used to accomplish the goal.

The learner will leave with an advanced understanding of the utilization micro-skills and structured activities used to elicit change talk.  Learners will learn about the research that guides Motivational Interviewing’s increasing focus on recognizing, reinforcing, and evoking change language.

CE-6 Hours


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