Motivational Interviewing is a style of communication that enhances motivation for change by helping the individual clarify and resolve ambivalence about the need for behavioral change. Participants will gain an understanding of the purpose of MI and how it can be interwoven into any therapeutic approach to enhance the power and effectiveness of practice toward better therapy outcomes. During this dynamic and experiential training, participants will have ample opportunity to become familiar with the spirit and tools of Motivational Interviewing through individual reflection, group work, video observation and application to real clinical scenarios and case studies.
This training will provide participants clinical knowledge and tools to:
a). Describe Motivational Interviewing and how it works.
b). Learn and practice the use of OARS for effective client engagement.
c). Describe Thomas Gordon’s 12 roadblocks to effective communication.
d). Identify and describe implementation techniques to provide hope and confidence through the stages of
e). Learn to identify signals of discord & practice rolling with resistance.
f). Learn 10 strategies for evoking change talk.
Mental Health Clinicians & Therapists, Social Workers, Psychologists, Marriage & Family Therapists, Counselors, School Personnel, Youth Development Workers; Healthcare Workers
Instructor(s): Crystal Rozelle–Bennett, LMSW
Material Author(s): Crystal Rozelle–Bennett, LMSW
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