Friday, May 3, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM CDT
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McHenry County Mental Health Board 
620 Dakota Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60012

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Kristen Doherty 
McHenry County Mental Health Board 
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Motivational Interviewing (MI)
Presented by Adam Rietveld, LCPC

 Friday, May 3, 2019 - 9:00 am to 4:00 pm 
       FREE: 5.5 CEU's for attending this training  (IAODAPCA Included)
Lunch is on your own

This training is filled to capacity and registration is closed. Please contact  kdoherty@mc708.org to be added to the wait list. 

Who Should Attend: Psychiatrist (MD), Psychiatric Nurse (RN), Psychologist (Ph.D), Social Worker (MSW), Mental Health Counselor, Mental Health Therapist, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (ARNP), and other mental health professionals. 

Training Summary: 

Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a conversation style used in helping professions to help clients identify their own intrinsic motivation for change. Over 300 clinical trials demonstrate the efficacy of MI across a wide range of populations, target behaviors, and medical conditions. This 1 day “Introduction to Motivational Interviewing” will cover basic concepts and methods of MI in order for participants to begin their MI journey while determining how interested they are in learning more about MI. Learning activities will include demonstrations, videotape examples, and brief partner activities in order to get a “taste” of MI. 

Training Objectives:

  • Describe the key components of the spirit of MI
  • Describe how the 4 processes of MI are used to help move clients towards the direction of their own identified change goals
  • Identify and describe the technical skills of MI and how they are used in concert with the spirit in order to increase intrinsic motivation for change

Presenter: Adam Rietveld, LCPC

For over 10 years, Adam Rietveld has worked as a counselor in a variety of behavioral health settings including residential, inpatient, and outpatient. He currently has a private counseling practice in Crystal Lake. He is is an adjunct faculty member at National Louis University teaching in their MS in Counseling program, and works as a MI trainer, coach, and mentor. 

Adam has been facilitating Motivational Interviewing trainings since 2015 and was invited to join the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers in 2016. He has experience facilitating trainings for counselors, social workers, case workers, alcohol and other drug counselors, graduate level students, and professors. 

Adam received a MA in Clinical Psychology from the University of Central Florida, and a BS in psychology from Illinois State University.