Hi, this is Casey Jackson. I’m the executive director of the Institute for individual and organizational change. So what the introduction class is about is how do we take skills we already have, move beyond the acronyms of traditional motivational interviewing. I think about how do I actually affect behavior change?
So what we’re going to do is learn how can I assess where somebody’s brain is at in the stages of change or the words that are coming out of the. If I can understand where their brain is at, then I can learn how to respond accordingly. That’s what we’re going to do in motivational interviewing is how do we get this resistance, this tension to blaming outside of the self?
How do we eliminate that? Get access to the individual’s ambivalence and help them start to work towards getting their behavior, to align with their ultimate values and goals in a very strength-based person centered way. And this is what we do to improve outcomes. So I hope you decide to take our class hope to talk to you soon.