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MI Trainer Presentation

Dr
Themis
Yiaslas
Clinical Psychologist
Business Information
Business name: 
Sacramento VA Medical Center
Address line 1: 
10535 Hospital Way
Town/City: 
Mather
State: 
California
Postcode/zip code: 
95655
Country: 
United States

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About Me

Clinical Psychologist, Sacramento VA Medical Center

Assistant Clinical Professor, UC Davis School of Medicine (Psychiatry)

Service Information
Services offered: 
Introductory Training
Intermediate training
Advanced training
Supervision
Coaching
Coding
Training for Groups
Area of practice: 
Health
Addiction
Mental Health
Trainer Statement

I currently serve as a consultant for the VA Motivational Interviewing Training Program, one of the national evidence-based psychotherapy (EBP) dissemination programs in the Department of Veterans Affairs.  Provide individual and group consultation over the course of 6 months to small groups of VA clinicians, utilizing an evidence-based model of training designed to facilitate enduring basic competency in delivering Motivational Interviewing.  Feedback to clinicians based on the coding of audio-recorded sessions using the Motivational Interviewing Treatment Integrity (MITI) coding system. Also assist with 3-day training workshops.  Receive ongoing supervision, support, and training by Paula Wilbourne, PhD (Director of VA MI Training Program) and Michelle Drapkin, PhD (Director of VA Motivational Enhancement Therapy Program).

Furthermore, I teach a seminar on Motivational Interviewing to psychiatry residents at the UC Davis School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.

Training Interests
Application of Motivational Interviewing with US veterans in general mental health, PTSD, integrated primary care, and PTSD treatment settings.
Training language 1: 
English

History

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