Theory and Practice of Motivational Interviewing

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When:
October 18, 2018 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
2018-10-18T09:30:00-04:00
2018-10-18T16:30:00-04:00
Where:
Broome County Health Department
225 Front St
Binghamton, NY 13905
USA
Cost:
Free

Motivational Interviewing (MI) is an evidence-based practice developed and refined to build intrinsic motivation about behavior change. MI is a ‘client-centered conversation’ focused on the exploration and resolution of ‘ambivalence’ about a collaboratively defined ‘change goal’. This interactive training defines and demonstrates the essential components necessary for ‘intentional’ practice: MI Spirit, the Four Processes and the core skills; represented by the acronym OARS. Learners will engage in practice opportunities and observe demonstrations of effective and ineffective practice.

This training meets the OASAS requirements for six renewal hours – CASAC, CPP, CPS and six initial hours – CPP, CPS.