course »Introduction to Motivational Interviewing for Professionals Working with System-Involved Youth and Families

Date: 7/13/2020, 9:15 am—4:45 pm
County: Distance Learning
CEUs: 6
Location: DISTANCE LEARNING
Sponsor: A Better Way, Inc.
Phone: 510-601-0203
ONLINE COURSE

By attending this 6-hour course, attendees will have a basic understanding of the spirit of motivational interviewing and ways to begin to implement it with system-involved youth and families. Participants will gain practical skills to begin implementation of MI skills into their current work in child welfare. Attendees will learn how to assess foster youth’s current motivation to change a particular behavior and then learn how to use motivational interviewing open-ended questions, affirmations, reflections, and summaries (OARS) to further enhance or consolidate the client’s level of motivation.