New Hampshire Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association

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Motivational Interviewing Advancing the Practice

  • January 17, 2020
  • 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
  • 130 Pembroke Road, Suite 100, Concord, NH
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A 6 hour training event on January 17, 2020 

with Stephen R. Andrew, LCSW, LADC, CCS 

PRESENTATION:  This is a workshop on Advancing the Practice of Motivational Interviewing, the evidence-based clinical practice method of motivational interviewing (MI). After orientation to the underlying spirit, structure and principles of Motivational Interviewing, practical exercises help participants to strengthen empathy skills, recognize, elicit and strengthen client “change talk”, and roll with discord. The use of patient/client assessment feedback in Motivational Interviewing is explained. Research evidence is reviewed for the efficacy of Motivational Interviewing and for the importance of the criminal justice, health-care, addiction, mental health provider and the client/patient relationship in positive outcomes.

Participants will be able to:

Learn to engage with people we serve

• Describe four aspects of the spirit of motivational interviewing

• Demonstrate the ability to respond to people we serve with empathic reflective statements

• Identify change talk within the speech of people we serve

• Generate consistent responses discordant statements

• Generate empathetic reflections and open questions designed to elicit change

• Provide an empathic summary statement collecting change talk

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

6 Contact Hours Available
Certified Prevention Specialist Domain:  6
LADC/MLADC Categories of Competence: 3, 6, 7, 11, 15-18
CRSW Performance Domain: 1-4
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.

PLEASE NOTE: Only one registrant per form.  For multiple registrants you must register each one individually. Registration is not complete or guaranteed until payment is received.  Payment by means other than credit card may slow down completion of registration.  Checks and cash are still accepted, however, your registration will be placed on a pending list until payment is received.  We strongly encourage payment by credit card for trainings of high demand topics.  THANK YOU.

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