The Great Lakes ATTC offers this training for school-based behavioral health professionals in HHS Region 5: IL, IN, Mi, MN, OH, and WI.
October 27, November 3, and November 11
This training will be from 8:30 AM–11:30 AM CST. Please adjust your calendar to the correct time zone.
Motivational interviewing is an evidence-based practice used to help people overcome their ambivalence about change. In this interactive, skills-based workshop, participants will have the opportunity to learn about and practice the spirit of MI and both the relational and technical skills.
- Define and summarize the processes of focusing and evoking
- Identify different strategies for focusing and prepare to apply them to client interactions
- Define and recognize change talk, sustain talk and discordance
- Differentiate between client cues of readiness, ambivalence, and discordance
- Construct effective responses to different client cues
- Design a plan for advancing individual MI skills