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Building Skills in Motivational Interviewing - Helping People Change

WACMHC invites health centers to attend this in-person training encompassing the underlying mindset, core skills, and methods of Motivational Interviewing. Attendees will learn the four elements of the mindset and heart-set of MI, the four processes that guide motivational conversations, and core interviewing skills in eliciting change talk.

Who Should Attend: 

Health Centers’ case managers, program directors, clinicians, supervisors, peer specialists, outreach workers, community health workers and navigators are encouraged to attend. Training will be appropriate for medical, dental, behavioral health and social service staff.

Training By:

Ken Kraybill,  Director of Training for t3 (think, teach, transform) the Center for Social Innovation's training institute, will conduct the training. He is a member of the international Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers, has been developing curricula and facilitating in-person and online training for two decades, and has 18 years of experience working as a behavioral health practitioner in homeless services.

Learning Objectives:
  • Describe the four elements of the mindset and heart-set of MI

  • Explain the four processes that guide motivational conversations

  • Provide examples of two core interviewing skills used in MI

  • Demonstrate how to recognize and elicit change talk

  • Describe how to effectively provide information and suggestions

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