Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at 8:30 AM EST
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at 4:30 PM EST

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Abilities Network 
8503 Lasalle Rd
Towson, MD 20850

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Sonia Hinds 
Chesapeake Beach Professional Seminars 

Introduction to Motivational Interviewing, Evidence-Based Intervention – 2 Day in MD 


This intensive and interactive workshop will introduce participants to essential Motivational Interviewing (MI) processes and skills, concentrating on small group practice exercises. Participants will also learn skills for recognizing, eliciting and reinforcing change talk, as well as responding to discord.


  • Describe the four processes of Motivational Interviewing (MI)

  • Describe the elicit-provide-elicit strategy for autonomy supportive information exchange

  • Identify at least three sources of interpersonal discord that complicate conversations

  • Demonstrate process for assisting others in enhancing importance, confidence and readiness for change


  • Identify elements of change talk

  • Identify strategies to elicit change talk


Presenter: Ali Hall, JD, Member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT)

Ali Hall (JD) is a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT) and an independent consultant and trainer. Ali has designed and facilitated over eight hundred Motivational Interviewing workshops for health care practitioners, behavioral health clinicians, psychologists, psychiatrists and criminal / juvenile justice professionals, and provides training for trainers in evidence-based practices. Ali provides MI coding and skill development coaching, and provides consultation to systems for effective MI implementation. Ali also serves as a reviewer for the National Registry for Evidence-Based Practices and Programs (NREPP).


Before December 4, 2017:  $350.00

December 5, 2017 & After:  $375.00

ADA Accommodations: Please let us know at least three weeks in advance of ADA needs.

Cancellation Policy: Written cancellation must be received in our office at least ten working days prior to the training. A $25.00 processing fee will be deducted from your refund. Otherwise, a voucher will be given. If you do not notify us a minimum of ten business days prior to the training of your intent to cancel, you will not receive a refund or credit. 

Continuing Education:  

Social Workers/Psychologists/MFCCs CE Hours: 12

NBCC: 12 Clock Hours/1.2 CEUs

CBPS is approved by the District of Columbia and the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners to sponsor Category I continuing education programs; CBPS is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP) and may offer NBCC-approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. CBPS solely is responsible for all aspects of the program. NBCC Provider #5763; approved by the National Association of School Psychologists, approval #1067. CBPS is recognized  by NY SED’s State Board for Social Work, provider #0122 and Mental Health Counselors, provider #MHC-0009, and Licensed Marriage & Family Theraposts, provider #MFT-0008. CBPS maintains responsibility for this training.