September 19-20 Introduction to Motivational Interviewing (In-Person Workshop)

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September 19-20 Introduction to Motivational Interviewing (In-Person Workshop)


Level: Beginner

For Social Workers, Healthcare & Behavioral Health Professionals

Location: IFIOC Training Center

Max Class Size: 30

Instructor: John Gilbert  (Link to John’s Bio)

Date: September 19 & 20, 2018

Time: 9AM-4:30PM

Register by September 13, 2018

Spots Available: 30

Price: $425.00

Course Description:

This two-day training on Motivational Interviewing will provide a basic overview of the fundamentals of MI as well as the latest updates.  Based on the physics of behavior change, participants will learn assessment and communication skills that foster sustained behavior change by tapping intrinsic motivation.  Aside from a didactic approach, there will be video examples, audience participation, and skill practice. 

Course Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize Stages of Change to Assess Readiness to Change

  • Identify how Equipoise affects the MI Process

  • Demonstrate how Reflective Statements can express Empathy

  • Begin to Recognize Resistance Talk, Sustain Talk, and Change Talk.

IFIOC #1485 is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. IFIOC maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 05/30/2018 to 05/30/2021. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. Social workers participating in this course will receive 12 continuing education clock hours.

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***Cancellation Policy: You may cancel up to 72 hours prior to the training to receive a refund. Please note you will be charged a 25% re stocking fee***