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Motivational Interviewing to Help People Change:
Introductory Overview

Monday, January 14th 2019
1:00 PM EST

Presenter: Joanne Taylor, PhD

180 minutes

Learning Objectives:
  1. State the rationale for Motivational Interviewing as a guiding style
  2. Identify the components of the Spirit of MI
  3. Identify the core skills of MI and how they help evoke motivation from the client
  4. Explain the difference between ‘change talk’ and ‘sustain talk’

This webinar offers 3 NBCC, ASWB, MD, NASP, NYS SW, NYS LMHC, NYS LMFT, LPC

This webinar will introduce participants to the foundational elements of Motivational Interviewing (MI) as a way of being and communicating to help people change. MI can be utilized in diverse settings and helps practitioners connect rapidly with clients, with the goal of evoking motivation to change from within the client. Participants will gain an understanding of the rationale, theoretical and evidence base for the effectiveness of MI. The webinar be interactive, with opportunity for questions and for participants to explore how MI may be relevant for their work. Opportunities to ‘try out’ sample elements  of MI skills will be included, with the goal of helping participants determine if more in- depth training would fit their interests and goals.

Learning Objectives:
  1. State the rationale for Motivational Interviewing as a guiding style
  2. Identify the components of the Spirit of MI
  3. Identify the core skills of MI and how they help evoke motivation from the client
  4. Explain the difference between ‘change talk’ and ‘sustain talk’

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