New York, NY USA Introductory

2 Day Introduction to Motivational Interviewing

February 7 & 8, 2019  Training summary

This 2 Day Introduction to Motivational Interviewing Training will be of interest to both newcomers and those more familiar with Motivational Interviewing (MI).

  • Introduction to & overview of Motivational Interviewing
    • The History of MI
    • The Spirit of MI
    • The Skills of MI
    • The Processes of MI
    • Change Talk and Sustain Talk
  • Integrating Motivational Interviewing with Trauma Informed Care
  • Clarification about the common and unique elements of MI
  • Opportunity to practice core MI skills

A wide range of learning methods will be used, including demonstration, video observation, brief content lectures, discussion and focused practice. Above all will be the creation of a constructive, respectful and enjoyable atmosphere for learning and discussion.

Deborah Rice, ATR-BC, LCAT, LMHC is a New York state Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Licensed Creative Arts Therapist and Adjunct Professor at Pratt Institute with over 15 years working in social service agencies, NYC schools and NYC hospitals. She maintains a private practice in Brooklyn, NY, supporting children, adolescents and young adults through their creative process and discovery toward behavior change. Deborah has been a member of MINT (Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers) since 2015, providing focused trainings to social services agencies and high schools throughout New York City. She is currently working with the city of New York in implementing a Motivational Interviewing Institute.

Angela Cooper, LCAT is a Licensed Creative Arts Therapist, and Instructional Designer and the Chief Learning and Development Officer for Insight On Demand. For the last 15 years, Angela has worked in nonprofit organizations with adolescents and young adults involved with the criminal justice system, the foster care system and with histories of trauma and substance use. Angela has been practicing Motivational Interviewing since 2008 and a MINT member since 2012. She has since trained community based organizations, school personnel, and police and probation officers across New York City and the greater Boston area to use Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy techniques, and to be trauma informed in their work with vulnerable populations. She also works with organizations to implement sustainable and outcome oriented training and professional development systems to support their staff in reaching outcomes for the clients they serve.

265 West 37th street New York, NY
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7 Feb 2019 - 9:00am to 8 Feb 2019 - 5:00pm
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