Motivational Interviewing for the Behavioral Health Provider

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When

Thursday, November 14, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST
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Where

Association for Mental Health and Wellness 
2040 Ocean Avenue
Training Room
Ronkonkoma, NY 11779
 

 
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Contact

Christina Steudte, LMHC 
Association for Mental Health and Wellness 
631-471-7242 ext 1330 
csteudte@mhaw.org
The workshop will include the definition of Motivational Interviewing (MI), as well as discussion of the efficacy of MI and the foundations of MI. Participants will gain an understanding of extrinsic and intrinsic motivation and will learn about the Presence exercise, and the MI spirit and principles. MI skills will be reviewed through didactic and experiential learning and video presentation. Participants will learn about the application of empathic reflections, affirmations, open-ended questions, summaries, and sustain talk. 

Who Should Attend: 

Social Workers, Mental Health Counselors, Creative Arts Therapists, Marriage and Family Therapists, and any professional that is working in the mental health field.    

Learning Objectives:

  • Participants will be able to define and explain the basic principles of motivational interviewing (MI)
  • Participants will understand the usefulness of both intrinsic and extrinsic motivation
  • Participants will be able to describe and demonstrate the four skills of MI: open-ended questions, affirmations, (empathic) reflections and summaries (OARS)
  • Participants will learn what sustain talk and discord are and how to address them

APPROVED FOR 3 CE HOURS (LMSW/LCSW/LMHC/LCAT/LMFT)

Association for Mental Health and Wellness is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers. (Provider #0156)

Association for Mental Health and Wellness is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. (Provider #MHC-0014)

Association for Mental Health and Wellness is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists. (Provider #MFT-0010)

Association for Mental Health and Wellness is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed creative arts therapists. (Provider #CAT-0004)
 

*New York State Office of the Professions (NYSED) regulations require that participants attend the entire approved educational activity in order to receive continuing education credits, from 9:00am-12:00pm. 

Certificate of completion will be provided at the end of the workshop.

Registration fee: $60.00

***No Refunds will be issued for cancellations ***

 ABOUT THE PRESENTER

 Laura Rivela, LCSW-R, BCD has over twenty years of experience as a behavioral health     provider, educator, and director. She has been an invited presenter and guest speaker at   several conferences and workshops.