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Motivational Interviewing: Technical Skills (Level 2 – June 2024)

Motivational Interviewing (MI) is an evidence-based collaborative conversational style used to help strengthen an individual's own motivation and commitment to change. In this interactive, skills-based workshop, participants will have the opportunity to learn about and practice the spirit, relational skills, and technical skills of MI.

 

Note: Participants must complete Motivational Interviewing: Relational Skills (Level 1) to be eligible to attend Motivational Interviewing: Technical Skills (Level 2). Those who fully attend Level 1 will automatically receive an invitation to register to attend Level 2.

 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Define and summarize the processes of focusing and evoking
  • Identify different strategies for focusing and how to apply them to client interactions
  • Define and recognize change talk, sustain talk, and discordance
  • Differentiate between client cues of readiness, ambivalence, and discordance
  • Construct effective responses to different client cues
  • Design a plan for advancing individual MI skills

 

CONTINUING EDUCATION:

Registrants who fully attend this training will be eligible to receive 9 NAADAC certified continuing education (CE) hours. CE certificates are sent via email within two weeks after the conclusion of the training.

 

TRAINER:

Sue EckMaahs has practiced and trained Motivational Interviewing (MI) for over 30 years.  With a background in Sociology, she has provided MI implementation, training, and coaching services to thousands of professionals and over two hundred organizations, nationally & internationally.  Her audience spans mental health, substance abuse, public health & primary care, education, child protection/family reunification, workforce development, and re-entry/corrections.  On a personal note, she loves hiking with her partner Steve & dog, Cassie.

 

 

To ensure all participants get the most out of these interactive virtual trainings, we ask that everyone be prepared to do the following in every session:

 

 

The Great Lakes A/MH/PTTC is offering this training for individuals working in HHS Region 5: IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, WI. This training is being provided in response to a need identified by Region 5 stakeholders.

Starts: Jun. 12, 2024 8:30 am
Ends: Jun. 26, 2024 11:30 am
Timezone:
US/Central
Event Type
Webinar/Virtual Training
Hosted by
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