Tuesday February 21, 2017 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM EST
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The MHA of Nassau County 
16 Main Street
Hempstead, NY 11550

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Yvonne Lyon 
The Mental Health Association of Nassau County, Inc. 
516-489-2322 ext.1257 

Motivational Interviewing with Cultural Competency & Trauma-informed Care 

Hearing our Consumers Voice is a full day training in which attendees learn not only the skills of Motivational Interviewing but the impact culture plays on defining mental illness and our consumers response to interventions.  Attendees will practice Motivational Interviewing and ways in which to engage consumers through their cultural identity.

Topics will include:

  • What is Motivational Interviewing?
  • Defining "Change"
  • Interviewing Strategies and Techniques
  • Creating a successful conversation
  • What is Cultural Competency
  • Establishing a realtionships with clients
  • Cultural Activation and Cultural Activation Prompts (CAPs)
  • Creating A Cultural Card

Presented by Laura Langner, the founder and CEO of Compliance Solutions (CCS), a national company dedicated to helping those who serve our communities most vulnerable, be successful.  CCS provides leadership development, training and education, auditing, electronic medical record conversation and development of written policy, and procedures for small to medium not for profits.  Mrs. Langner has worked in the Not for Profit sector for 30 years.  She has experience in clinical service delivery, grant writing, and monitoring full compliance with Federal, State, City, and local regulatory obligations for single and multi-service organizations.

Date & time: February 21, 2017: 9AM – 4PM
Registration opens at 8:45AM. We will have a 1-hour lunch break.

Meals or refreshments will not be served and are not included in the registration fee.

Registration fee: $40.00/ non-refundable (Must be submitted by 2/17/17). A certificate of attendance will be mailed to all participants after the workshop.

Location & Parking: Mental Health Association of Nassau County, 16 Main St, 2nd Floor Training Room, Hempstead, NY 11550.

Sponsored by: The Mental Health Association of Nassau County and Nassau County Department of Human Services, Office of Mental Health, Chemical Dependency & Developmental Disabilities Services’ Behavioral Health Awareness Campaign.