MOTIVATIONAL INTERVIEWING I
8:30am to 5:00pm
Trainer: Gary Wareham, MA, LPC and LAC
21 Hours / 3 Days
Meets Office of Behavioral Health (OBH), Certified Addiction Counselor (CAC) requirement, Domestic Violence (DV)
and Continuing Education Units (CEU)
Note: Due to a limited class size for small groups skills practice – registration tuition must be paid in full and is non-transferrable and non-refundable.
(Pre-requisite is Addiction Counseling Skills) Motivational interviewing (MI) is an evidence-based practice with widespread use in addiction counseling
and is considered to be crucial to the development of counseling skills for this population. The class will focus on learning the motivational
interviewing model. In this training, participants will learn the model of stages of change, the tools for creating an environment where positive
change can occur, and practice of the skills. Videotaping and feedback will assist the participants in developing a standard level of counseling
skills proficiency in MI.