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Empowering Autonomy - Offering Expertise in an MI Congruent Way
July 23, 2020

This interactive workshop describes 'empowerment' as viewed through the lens of Motivational Interviewing (MI). This opportunity also defines, details and provides opportunities to practice the E-P-E strategy; suggested for use when practicing MI. The E-P-E strategy allows providers (peers, CASACs, Social Workers, Nurses, Doctors & others) to offer their experience and knowledge while enhancing engagement and a productive and collaborative partnership.

Objectives
State the MI construction of empowerment.
Describe the relationship between autonomy and empowerment.
Define the E-P-E strategy.
List a minimum of two situations when E-P-E can be used in your work.
Develop a minimum of four responses that can be offered when the client/patient says "No".
Rate how likely you are to implement E-P-E during client/patient conversations.
Agenda

A. Welcome/Goal/Learning Objectives
B. MI and what is meant by "Empowerment".
C. "Autonomy" and the helping partnership.
D. The E-P-E strategy.
E. When "No" is a complete sentence.
F. E-P-E and you.

This (1-hour) zoom webinar was provided under New York State Office of Addiction Services and Supports (OASAS) Education and Training. Provider Certification Number (115) Training under a New York State OASAS Provider Certification is acceptable for meeting all or part of the CASAC/CPP/CPS education and training requirements.

Disclaimer:
The development of these training materials is supported by grant TI082504 (PI: M. Chaple) from the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), United States Department of Health and Human Services. The contents are solely the responsibility of the Northeast and Caribbean Addiction Technology Transfer Center, and do not necessarily represent the official views of SAMHSA