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Motivational interviewing Theory and Skill Building Training Seminar - All Levels - October 23, 24 & 25, 2017, NYC, USA -All Levels. 

http://users.erols.com/ksciacca/MIannounce.htm.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Contact: Kathleen Sciacca E-mail: ksciacca@pobox.com                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Registration is open: Complete Details and Registration materials for October, 2017: 

DATES: October 23, 24 & 25, 2017 - Three-Day Seminar.
PLACE: *Hotel Beacon, 2130 Broadway at W.75th Street, New York City. 
FEE: * $598.00 prior to September 20, 2017; $698.00 after September 20, 2017. 
Fee includes course materials, continental breakfast and refreshments daily.
Limited to Thirty Participants. Pre-approved: 18 hours NYS OASAS certified, 18 CEU's NY State Social Work; 18 CEU's NY State LMHC: Certificate of course completion awarded.
PRESENTER: Kathleen Sciacca, M.A.
Phone: 212-866-5935. FAX: 212-666-1942. E-mail: ksciacca@pobox.com
*Mail registration form and fee as per instructions or process credit card payment.

Theory, Practice and Skill Building in the Miller/Rollnick Model of Motivational Interviewing will be the focus of this three-day seminar. Includes New topics & MI3.

Motivational Interviewing provides effective strategies and skills for working with many forms of behavior change including: mental health, substance abuse, criminal justice-corrections, homeless services, domestic violence, veteran's administration, employee assistance programs, education, vocational rehabilitation, family services and gambling, weight change and primary health care including HIV, Hepatitis C, Chronic care and more. It is effective for both adult and adolescent populations. 

*Understand Motivational Interviewing (MI) theory, concepts, strategies, processes, techniques and spirit - MI3.
*Understand the contrasts between traditional interventions and Motivational Interviewing Strategies and Interventions.
*Learn the Correlates between Dual Diagnosis Treatment & MI. 
*Learn the Stages of Change (Prochaska & DiClemente) and interventions.
*(New!) Learn to measure client' readiness and use worksheet to track progress.
* (New!) Learn the four processes of Motivational Interviewing including strategies and interventions - MI3.
*Learn the Key Elements of Motivational Interviewing: ^Change talk; ^Guiding; ^Providing information, advice and education; ^Expressing Empathy and more. Includes practice.
*Acquire Intervention and Communication Skills Utilizing Motivational Interviewing Five Strategies and Techniques "OARS." Includes empathic/reflective listening, change talk & practice in each strategy.
*Build Motivation for clients at various stages of readiness and motivation.
*Learn and Practice Strategies to Deal with Discord - Resistance.
*(New!) Understand how the Motivational Interviewing Treatment Integrity (MITI) scale and criteria are used to determine MI adherent interventions and competent MI practice. Includes MITI4 
*Learn to Develop a Plan.
*(New!) Learn to administer and interpret an MI compatible Functional Analysis.
*(New!) Understand the elements of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy that are compatible with MI.
*Learn to use Motivational Interviewing Strategies in Groups.
*Learn Brief Intervention Strategies. 

Course includes lecture, live demonstrations, experiential practice, video demonstrations, written exercises, question and answer segments and interactive discussion. 

Kathleen Sciacca, M.A., is trained as a trainer of Motivational Interviewing; is a Member of the MINT since 1995. She is a forerunner in treatment interventions, program development and materials for Dual Diagnosis; author of the MIDAA Manual; producer of video Integrated Treatment/in Library of Congress. Author of numerous articles/chapters/reports/docs; teaches in various media. Thirty-nine years of clinical experience in MH, SA, HIV, Corrections, Health Care, EAP, Homeless services, Veteran's administration. Thirty-three years as Dual Diagnosis consultant, trainer, program implementer includes numerous state-wide projects. Twenty-two years as educator/trainer, program developer, coach and supervisor of Motivational Interviewing.
Go to:  Dual Diagnosis Website
Motivational Interviewing Training web site. 



  • Recommended for service providers, administrators & educators for Mental Health, Substance Abuse, The Homeless, Criminal Justice-Corrections, Primary Health Care, Family care, The VA, HIV, Domestic Violence, Vocational Rehabilitation, EAP, Education, Gambling, Chronic Care and Residential Care. For adult and adolescent populations.

    PLACE: Hotel Beacon, 2130 Broadway at W.75th St. New York, NY. Excellent Location, 3 blocks to Central Park, Museum of Natural History/Planetarium, near Lincoln Center, Columbus Circle, The East side, Times Square Theater district, & attractions.

    HOTEL RESERVATIONS CALL: 212-787-1100 ext. 2, or 800-572-4969, Mon.- Fri. 
    *Specify "Motivational Interviewing Seminar." 
    Special rates till September 22, 2017: King studios and Double/Double $295.00 per night (single/double occupancy). King Suites: One bedroom w/living room w/queen sofa bed, $345.00 per night; all rooms w/kitchenette, 32" Flat screen TV, wireless internet and full amenities. Limited number of rooms held, reserve early, liberal hotel cancellation policy until 24 hours prior. 
    Hotel Web Site: Hotel Beacon http://www.beaconhotel.com/

    Seminar Hours: Day One registration: 8:30 AM. Seminar daily: 9 AM -5:00 PM. Includes Continental Breakfast daily at 8:30 AM. 

    Mail registration form with payment to: Kathleen Sciacca, 299 Riverside Drive, 3E, New York, N.Y. 10025. Check payable to: Kathleen Sciacca in US Dollars; Or pay by credit card "Buy Now" button ($15.00 fee for credit card payments): Go to active link: http://users.erols.com/ksciacca/MIannounce.htm  and click on "Buy Now" button to register with credit card.


    REGISTRATION FORM MOTIVATIONAL INTERVIEWING TRAINING SEMINAR, Theory, Practice and Skill Building. October 23, 24 & 25, 2017. Limit - first thirty registrants.Registration payable to: Kathleen Sciacca, 299 Riverside Drive, 3E, New York, N.Y., 10025. 

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    We reserve the right to cancel this seminar. No refunds after 9/20/17. Fees cannot be transferred to future training except if emergency necessitates rescheduling this course. 
    Kathleen Sciacca has certificate as trainer of Motivational Interviewing; is a Member of the MINT since 1995; Is a Certified NYS OASAS Training provider & Faculty member. 18 CASAC, CCP & CPS credits & 18 NY State Social Work CEU's and 18 NY State LMHC CEU's pre-approved.

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Hotel Beacon 2130 Broadway at W.75th St., NY, NY, USA
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Registration is open for the next Motivational Interviewing Training Seminar to be held on October 23, 24 & 25, 2017. Contact: Kathleen Sciacca E-mail: ksciacca@pobox.com The following includes Complete Details and Registration materials for October, 201
23 Oct 2017 - 9:00am to 25 Oct 2017 - 5:00pm
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