The Pacific Southwest MHTTC is pleased to provide the recording of Session 2 in this series on Motivational Interviewing to improve our school and mental health workforce skills.
Motivational interviewing (MI) provides us with a way to have conversations about change. In this recorded series, viewers can learn the basics of how to apply MI to both typical and challenging clinical situations.
Session 2, Tuesday, 7/26: Trauma Informed Motivational Interviewing
Trauma-informed care has been implemented in many health care settings to help individuals overcome trauma and avoid being retraumatized. The values that form the basis of MI - collaboration, acceptance, compassion, and empowerment- are all consistent with the tenants of trauma-informed care, making MI an essential tool for providers.
Viewers of this video can benefit from the following learning objectives:
- Compare the tenants of trauma-informed care and the spirit of MI in order to provide the most effective trauma-informed interventions
- Identify the MI skills promoting empathy that help clients feel empowered to make their own decisions about change
- Apply the MI skills of information exchange in order to provide clients with choice