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Motivational Interviewing Training Series

Date: 9:00am PDT May 15, 2018 - 4:00pm May 16, 2018 Location: Gregg Pavilion

Gregg Pavilion

May 15th AND May 16th - 9:00am-4:00pm.  Motivational Interviewing Training Series with Dr. Denise Ernst.  This event is open to the public.

This 2-day intensive workshop will introduce participants to the principles, processes, and skills associated with motivational interviewing.  Participants will be guided through a sequence of learning activities to explore and shape their own behavioral change practices to be more in line with MI.  Learning activities will include: real-life demonstrations, video-tape examples, real-plays, case studies, and small group exercises, with plenty of opportunities for participant practice with feedback.  This workshop is appropriate for helping professionals with no prior or minimal to moderate exposure.  Lunch will be provided.

Learning Goals

  1. Describe the spirit, key principles and four processes of Motivational Interviewing (MI)
  2. Critically engage MI demonstrations via videos and live examples
  3. Demonstrate and practice the spirit and primary skills associated with MI, with specific attention to evoking change talk
  4. Become familiar with the range of skills used in MI to engage with clients, focus the scope of the work, evoke change talk, dancing with discord and negotiate a change plan
Registration for this event is now closed.

Event Cost

$185 per person

Event Contact

Dr. Kayleigh McCauley
Associate Dean of Students
Director of Student Support Services
(503) 768-7143