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Training Opportunity: Introduction to Motivational Interviewing: Part 1

Introduction to Motivational Interviewing: Part 1
Hosted By: National American Indian and Alaska Native ATTC
January 20, 2021
9-10:30am AKT/ 10-11:30am PT/ 11-12:30pm MT/ 12-1:30pm CT/ 1-2:30pm ET

This webinar series presents the basic concepts of Motivational Interviewing (MI), its relationship to those individuals facing change, especially in this unprecedented season of pandemic. This training is for helpers who work with American Indians and Alaska Natives (AIAN). It is intended to elicit recognition of natural skill in engaging ambivalent clients, and go deeper by connecting innate ability with the evidence based practice of MI. The material is applicable to many helping roles including professionals in behavioral health
This series gives participants an opportunity to discuss, observe, and even work with MI.  In this way participants deepen understanding of  ambivalence-informed ways of effectiveness with all clientele, including those of AIAN identities.  Participants will experience didactic lecture, observation of practice, and even hands on practice of MI skills, along with collaborative discussion throughout.
The workshop goals are as follows:
  • Present the four basic processes of motivational interviewing
  • Discuss the role of ambivalence in helping people change
  • Apply these basic principles of “MI-adherent” practices already present in work with AIAN clientele.
  • Identify where is the helpers can support each other through ambivalence informed community.
Kevin Tomlin LPC, SUDP
Cheyenne River Tribe via Portland Oregon
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