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Motivational Interviewing: Technical Skills (Level 2 – November 2023)

8:30am - November 1, 2023 thru 11:30am - November 15, 2023 | Timezone: US/Central
Great Lakes MHTTC
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The registration link for this training will be provided to participants who complete the prerequisite course Motivational Interviewing Level 1 (Relational Skills).

 

Motivational interviewing is an evidence-based practice used to help people overcome their ambivalence about change. In this interactive, skills-based workshop, participants will learn about and practice the spirit of MI and both the relational and technical skills.

 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Define and summarize the processes of focusing and evoking
  • Identify different strategies for focusing and prepare to apply them to client interactions
  • Define and recognize change talk, sustain talk, and discordance
  • Differentiate between client cues of readiness, ambivalence, and discordance
  • Construct effective responses to different client cues
  • Design a plan for advancing individual MI skills

Prerequisite: Motivational Interviewing Level 1 (Relational Skills)

 

 

Training Dates:

  • November 1, 2023 from 8:30AM-11:30AM CT
  • November 8, 2023 from 8:30AM-11:30AM CT
  • November 15, 2023 from 8:30AM-11:30AM CT

 

 

CONTINUING EDUCATION:

Registrants who fully attend this training will be eligible to receive 9 NAADAC certified continuing education (CE) hours. CE certificates are sent via email within two weeks after the conclusion of the training.  

 

 

TRAINER:

Trainer, Sue EckMaahs

Sue EckMaahs

Sue EckMaahs has practiced and trained Motivational Interviewing (MI) for over 30 years.  With a background in Sociology, she has provided MI implementation, training, and coaching services to thousands of professionals and over two hundred organizations, nationally & internationally.  Her audience spans mental health, substance abuse, public health & primary care, education, child protection/family reunification, workforce development, and re-entry/corrections.  On a personal note, she loves hiking with her partner Steve & dog, Cassie!  

 

 

To ensure all participants get the most out of these interactive virtual trainings, we ask that everyone be prepared to do the following in every session:

 

MI Meeting Etiquette

 

The Great Lakes ATTC and MHTTC offer Motivational Interviewing and SBIRT training for behavioral health professionals in HHS Region 5: IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, and WI.