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June 28, 2018 Motivational Interviewing Part 1

Motivational interviewing Part-1

Downloadable PDF'd from training are below:

    Motivational Interviewing: Engaging People in Conversations about Change

    Engaging People in Conversations about Change

    Center for Evidence Based Practices @ Case Western Reserve University - Stages of Change//Treatment for Persons with Mental Illness and Substance Use

    Staging Guidelines

    The Center for Evidence-Practices at Case - Stages of Change in Criminal Justice Settings

June 28, 2018  Foundations of Motivational Interviewing, Part 1 introduces participants to the philosophical roots and essential constructs of this evidence-based treatment.

Participants will engage in skill-building exercises designed to assist them in utilizing client-centered approaches and strategies to foster change and respond to ambivalence  to change among individuals with severe and persistent mental illness and/or substance use disorders.

Jeremy S. Evenden, MSSA, LISW-S

Jeremy S. Evenden, MSSA, LISW-S, is a consultant and trainer at  the Center for Evidence-Based Practices at Case Western Reserve University and its Ohio Substance Abuse and Mental Illness Coordinating Center of Excellence (Ohio SAMI CCOE) initiative. He provides technical assistance (program consultation, clinical consultation, and training) to service systems and organizations that are implementing evidence-based practices, emerging best practices, and other strategies that improve quality of life and other outcomes for people diagnosed with severe mental illness and substance use disorders.

Mr. Evenden is an adjunct instructor at the Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences at Case Western Reserve University, where he teaches motivational interviewing to master's-level social work students. Prior to joining the Center, he worked in community mental health as a case manager, therapist, and clinical supervisor and obtained experience implementing IDDT, MI, Supported Employment (SE), and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)

Mr. Evenden is a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT), an international organization of trainers in motivational interviewing. He earned a bachelor's degree in social work from Ohio University in Athens, Ohio, and a Master of Social Science Administration from the Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland in 2003.

Training Objectives:

  • Define Motivational Interviewing (MI) and its core elements.
  • Describe provider behaviors that disengage people from behavior change discussions.
  • Explain the use of open-ended questions and affirmations in the process of engaging people in behavior change.
  • Practice reflections and summaries when engaging people with severe emotional distress and/or addictions in behavior change discussions.
  • Explain how to provide information and advice in a MI-consistent manner.
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