EPLC I Motivational Interviewing for Loved Ones: Empowering Families with Therapists' Best Tools for Encouraging Behavior Change

Motivational interviewing is an evidence-based technique for engaging ambivalent patients in conversations about behavior change. Dr. Kline will present her research on adapting motivational interviewing for family caregivers of adolescents and young adults with first episode psychosis and other mental health and substance use disorders.


Dr. Emily Kline is a clinical psychologist and assistant professor of psychiatry at Boston University School of Medicine. She serves as the Director of Psychological Services for the Wellness and Recovery After Psychosis team and leads the Motivational Interviewing for Loved Ones lab at Boston Medical Center. Dr. Kline is the author of The School of Hard Talks: How to Have Real Conversations with Your (Almost Grown) Kids and the creator of The School of Hard Talks Online. She has published dozens of articles appearing in a range of peer-reviewed scholarly journals, textbooks, and popular magazines, and she has spoken with audiences all over the world about mental health and interpersonal communication. Dr. Kline completed her bachelor’s degree at Haverford College, her master’s and doctoral degrees at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and her clinical and post-doctoral training at Harvard Medical School.


This webinar will be co-hosted by the Massachusetts Psychosis Network for Early Treatment (MAPNET, www.mapnet.online)


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Starts: Apr 28, 2023 11:30 am
Ends: Apr 28, 2023 1:00 pm
Registration Deadline
April 28, 2023
Event Type
Webinar/Virtual Training
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