A 6 hour training event with Stephen R. Andrew, LCSW, LADC, CCS
8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (registration begins at 8:00 a.m.)
PRESENTATION: This one day training will provide Recovery Support Workers with an introduction to the evidence practice method of communication – motivational interviewing (MI). After orientation to the underlying spirit and principles of MI, practical exercises help participants to strengthen empathy skills, recognize client change talk, and roll with discord/resistance. The use of client assessment feedback in MI is explained. Research evidence is reviewed for the efficacy of MI and for the importance of the worker and the client relationship in positive outcomes.
Participants will be able to: Describe four aspects of the spirit of motivational interviewing; Explain the difference between MI and client-centered; Recognize the ability to respond to clients with empathic reflective statements; Identify change talk within a person’s speech; Generate empathic reflections and open questions designed to elicit change talk; and
Provide an effective, empathic summary statement.
PRESENTER: Stephen R. Andrew, LCSW, LADC, CCS, CGP, is a storyteller, trainer and the Chief Energizing Officer of Health Education Training Institute. He maintains a compassion focused private practice in Portland, Maine USA where he also facilitates a variety of young person, men’s, co-ed, couples and caregiver groups. Stephen is a member of the International Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT) since 2003. Stephen provides coaching and training domestically and internationally (Singapore, China, Holland, Sweden, Turkey & UK) for social service agencies, health-care providers, substance abuse counselors, criminal justice and other groups on motivational interviewing, addiction, co-occurring disorders, counseling theory, “challenging” adolescents, supervision and ethics for care professionals, men’s work and the power of group work, as well as supervising a coding/ coaching laboratory and training for Motivational Interviewing. Stephen is the proud father of an 18 year-old son, Sebastian, and co-author of Game Plan: A Man’s Guide to Achieving Emotional Fitness.
Fee: *NHADACA Members: $55; *Non-Members $65; *NBCC add $5. Lunch will be on your own.
For registration information contact: 603-225-7060, firstname.lastname@example.org
6 Contact Hours Available
CRSW Performance Domain: 1-4
LADC/MLADC Categories of Competence: 3, 6, 7, 11, 15-18
Certified Prevention Specialist Domain: Not Applied For.
NBCC: LICSW/L-MFT/LCMHC (Category 1) & Psychologist Category A
NH Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider. ACEP No 6754. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. NHADACA is solely responsible for all aspects of the program.
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