Springfield, MA USA Introductory

Motivational Interviewing: The Basics

This two-day training will discuss an effective approach in the treatment of challenging clients, and provide participants with an opportunity to explore creative ways of integrating these approaches into an effective therapeutic intervention -- when to use, when not to use Motivational Interviewing. Motivational Interviewing is a client-centered, evidence-based, directive method for enhancing intrinsic motivation to change by exploring and resolving ambivalence. During this two-day workshop, participants will learn the fundamentals of Motivational Interviewing, explore ways of integrating Motivational Interviewing theories into other treatment approaches, and practice Motivational Interviewing on "challenging" clients through role playing and discussion.

Springfield, Massachusetts
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This introductory level workshop offers practitioners in criminal justice, health care, mental health, substance abuse, and social services the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of MI and to begin to incorporate them into their work.
16 May 2018 - 9:00am to 17 May 2018 - 4:00pm
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