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Introduction to Motivational Interviewing Training

Date/Time: Monday, July 22, 2019 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM (8am registration)
Location: Airport Hotel Honolulu Maui Conference Room 3401 North Nimitz Highway Honolulu, HI 96819 (View map) Parking is available: Free with validation at the front desk.
Cost: Free
Certificate: A total of six (6.0) CE credits are available for the Introduction to Motivational Interviewing. The training is approved by the Hawaii State Department of Health’s Alcohol and Drug Abuse Division for 4.0‐6.0 education content hours (CSAC, CCJP, CCS, CPS, CCDP‐D, and CSAPA). This program is approved by the National Association of Social Workers ‐ Hawai’I Chapter NASWHI‐CEP‐005 for up to four to six (4.0‐6.0) Social Work continuing education contact hours, zero (0) specifically in Ethics.
Training Pre-Requisite
In order to attend this in-person training session, you are first required to complete an introductory online course. More information on registration page.
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Learning Objectives:
At the conclusion of the Introduction to MI Skill Development training session, participants should be able to:
  • Describe at least two components of the Spirit of Motivational Interviewing and why each is important to the effective application of Motivational Interviewing.
  • Compare the effectiveness of Motivational Interviewing to traditional medical approaches to counseling clients/patients with substance use problems.
  • Define at least three (3) key principles of Motivational Interviewing that can be utilized in conversations with clients and patients.
  • Describe the importance of active listening before prematurely problem-solving solutions for the client/patient.
  • Describe and demonstrate, through real plays and group discussions, the effective delivery of at least three MI micro-skills that be used to help clients/patients increase motivation for substance use related changes.
  • Explain how to apply Motivational Interviewing techniques in typical circumstances encountered in behavioral health treatment settings.
Target Audience:
Intro to MI: A six-hour training is free and is open to staff who are interested in providing Motivational Interviewing, deliver SBIRT Services and Serve as Trainers including: Psychologists, LMFTs and LCSWs, Registered Nurses, Certified Substance Use Disorder Treatment Counselors and Other Behavioral Health Specialists/Clinicians
Questions on training: Contact [email protected]

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