course »Building Client-Centered Relationship with Multisystem-Involved Youth and Families

Date: 6/1/2022, 1:00 pm—4:00 pm
County: Training Offerings
Sponsor: Seneca Family of Agencies
Phone: 510-654-4004
By attending this course, attendees will develop new strategies to build client-centered relationships by utilizing Motivational Interviewing (MI). Participants will gain practical skills to collaborate with youth, families, and the community. This training supports participants with developing a plan to implement MI skills with multi-system involved youth and families. Attendees will learn how to engage youth and family’s current motivation to change a particular behavior. This course provides as general overview of MI open-ended questions, affirmations, reflections, and summaries (OARS) along with the skills and concepts to understand the spirit of MI, the four processes of MI, value work, assessing the client communication (sustain talk, change talk, discord), goal setting/focusing, and change plans to further enhance or consolidate the client’s level of motivation. The material will be delivered by PowerPoint presentation, short video clips, group discussion, breakout (small group) discussions and participant workbook (handout).