Motivational Interviewing: The Basics Brief

Date: July 27, 2017
Time: 9:00 AM
Location: Bangor Savings Bank, 5 Senator Way, Augusta, ME
Presented by: Stephen Andrew, LCSW, LADC, CCS, CGP

This one day training will provide an introduction to the evidence-based clinical method of communication - motivational interviewing (MI).  After orientation to the underlying spirit, structure and principles of MI, practical exercises help participants to strengthen empathy skills, recognize and elicit patient change talk, and roll with discord/ resistance. Research evidence is reviewed for the efficacy of Motivational Interviewing and for the importance of it in addiction, criminal justice, health-care, mental health care and the client/patient relationship toward positive outcomes.


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