WEB-Based MI Basics Series 5 Sessions

Explain the Focusing Continuum and how to create focus with difficult clients.

•Demonstrate ways to use setting agendas, single topic and discussion as tools for developing collaboration and clarity

•Identify team strategies to address focusing and goal setting

Motivational Interviewing  WEB-Based Basics Series : Session Three: Tuesday, November 13, 2018 6PM-9PM

Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a collaborative and empowering approach effective with complex behavior change and illness management through the use of client/patient centered skills and directive strategies. MI can be used with brief encounters and is shown to be more effective than traditional advice giving. This series is geared for all bio-behavioral healthcare workers. The complete MI series includes an introductory session (9/25/18) followed by four modules that can be completed within a few months or up to a year for professionals desiring more time between sessions.

SESSION THREE : Focusing 

The Focusing Module addresses developing a collaborative focus and using external motivators to build internal momentum for change. Participants will gain knowledge and practice focusing techniques that support goal setting, collaboration and clarity.After the training participants will:

  • Explain the Focusing Continuum and how to create focus with difficult clients.
  • Demonstrate ways to use setting agendas,  priority focus,single topic and discussion as tools for developing collaboration and clarity
  • Identify team strategies to address focusing and goal setting when there is a focus descrepancy

The Focusing  tools and skills blended with Spirit and early MI strategies to create a true collborative focus. Participanst will practice guiding strategies that explore values and aspirations and well as concerns. Focusing is often dependent on external motivators, situation setting and role along with time and system constraints. Balancing these needs with a true MI style takes practice. Module offers instruction and practice through scenarios on how to clarify readiness, priorities and also restraint of plan while motivation is increased through conversation.Motivational Interviewing is both technical and relational and this series will create  learning opportunities that develop both proficiencies with skills and a reconnection with basic intuitive communication principals and the spirit of MI. Motivational Interviewing is simple but not always easy to adapt to challenging situations. A guide at some points in learning can expedite implementation of this exciting evidenced based practice. 

Schedule: Tuesdays/Fall/2018      Session One: Core Concepts, September 25, 2018 6PM-9PM    Session Two: Engagement Strategies: , October 16, 2018  Session Three: Collaborative Focus Using MI Skills November 13, 2018  -Session Four: Evocation Developing strategic MI Skills responding to client languages and signals December 11, 2018     Bonus Session/Session Five: Effective Plans using MI Skills January 8, 2019

 
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Location: 
Web-based Zoom Meeting
Category title: 
Introductory
Cost: 
79
Event language: 
English
Summary: 
Web-Based Motivational Interviewing Basics 5 part series
Date: 
13 Nov 2018 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
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