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Motivational Interviewing

Motivational Interviewing - A Training Resource
By Jim Messina

A Helping Truism:

How many helpers does it take to change a light bulb?

Just one, but the light bulb has to want to be changed.

COPING.US Training Programs 
Motivational Interviewing Continuing Education Program

CEU’s: 2-3 hours based on request (CE Broker Tracking #20-609430)

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Program Description: This program will examine how Motivational Interviewing is used in a variety of settings, including Integrated Medicine, Substance Use Disorders and Mental Health Disorder Treatment Centers. Participants will learn about what it takes to help clients to identify their issues, which need treatment and then assist in planning the treatment plan for addressing these issues. This program will provide the participants with the background, techniques, and case studies to examine how to utilize Motivational Interviewing in a variety of treatment settings with a variety of clinical presenting issues.

Learning Objectives

1. To identify key components of steps in Motivational Interviewing and how these components will assist clients to better focus on their personal issues which need treatment.

2. To identify research evidence supporting Motivational Interviewing an Evidence Based Practice within Integrated Medicine, Substance Use Disorder and Mental Health Disorder Treatment.

3. To identify, using specific cases examples, how Motivational Interviewing can be used with a variety of clients to be open to treatment to reach their own therapeutic health and recovery goals.

4. To identify existing resources available to therapists to strengthen their skills and to become more effective in providing Motivational Interviewing in their clinical settings.

Webinar: Use of Motivational Interviewing to Broaden Your Skills with Your Clients

Presented: Friday May 26, 2017 for Florida Mental Health Counselors Association (FMHCA)

Available on the FMHCA YouTube Channel: