Motivational interviewing: Engaging resistant clients
04.04.2019 from 9-12:15
Presented by: Greg Pratt MSW, LISW-S
Training Located at: 1251 Nilles Rd Suite 5 Fairfield, OH 45014
This training is approved for counselor, social work, and marriage and family therapy continuing education. In addition, it is approved by the Ohio Chemical Dependency Board for chemical dependency continuing education. Check CE Broker for detailed breakdown of CE types (provider number 50-24074)!
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Date of Training: 4/4/19
Time of Training: 9:00-12:15pm
Place: Compass Point Counseling Fairfield
Facilitator: Greg Pratt MSW, LISW-S
CEUs offered: 3
Objective: Engaging substance abuse clients can be a difficult task for therapists to achieve. Motivational interviewing is a client-centered approach that leverages a warm interpersonal style to reduce resistance and ambivalence. This seminar will teach motivational interviewing techniques and how therapists can implement with their clients to empower change.
Means: This course will employ the use of training videos, lecture, and active discussion. There will be plenty of time for questions and the trainees are happy to tailor this training as participants see helpful.
9:00-9:30 Introduction to Motivational Interviewing, Common Struggles seen in Practice (Traps) and Components of Change
9:30-9:50 Stages of Change, The Spirit of Motivational Interviewing, Guiding Principles
10:10-10:15 O.A.R.S. Video Demonstration
10:30-11:15Resistance, Rolling with Resistance
11:15-12:00Sustain Talk, Change Talk, Commitment Talk, eliciting change talk
12:00-12:30 Q&A, Evaluations
1. Explain motivational interviewing techniques
2. Compare the effectiveness of engagement styles for use with addicted clients
3. Prepare to implement motivational interviewing strategies with ambivalent or resistant clients
4. Plan to manage their own frustrations with substance abuse clients.
Skill Level: Beginner
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Rollnick, S., Mason, P., &Butler, C. (1999). Health behavior change: A guide for practitioners.
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