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Effecting Change through the Use of Motivational Interviewing: Interactive Training for Skill Development (Introductory)*

Motivational interviewing, a treatment approach developed by William Miller, has been well established as an effective way to promote behavior change in individuals. This face-to-face training course requires previous training and experience using motivational interviewing techniques in clinical practice. It will provide in depth instruction, practice, and feedback on fostering and utilizing change talk to increase client motivation, and movement toward change across all health, mental health and substance use conditions. 
At the conclusion of the training, participants will be able to:

1.    Define at least three (3) key principles of motivational interviewing
2.    Compare the effectiveness of motivational interviewing to traditional approaches to counseling individuals with substance use problems
3.    Describe and demonstrate the effective delivery of at least three MI micro-skills that will be used to help individuals increase motivation for substance use related         changes
4.    Explain how to apply motivational interviewing techniques in typical clinical circumstances
5.    Describe how ambivalence is the key characteristic to be resolved in order for change to occur

Starts: Feb. 4, 2019 9:00 am
Ends: Feb. 4, 2019 4:30 pm
Registration Deadline
February 4, 2019
Event Type
Face-to-Face Training
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