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VIRTUAL TRAINING: Motivational Interviewing – Registration Full

This training has reached its full capacity. We apologize that we are not able to accommodate your training request at this time. If you are interested in being placed on a waiting list for this training and/or future COCA events, please call (610) 376-8669, Ext. 109.

This five-session virtual workshop takes place 9 a.m. – noon on 1/25, 2/1, 2/8, 2/22, 3/1 (No class Presidents day 2/15). Participants must complete all five sessions in order to receive credit.

This course will explore:

  • An orientation and overview of MI – Definition of MI, what MI is, and discussion of ambivalence and change.
  • A discussion on the spirit of MI – (Partnership, Acceptance, Compassion, Evocation) the righting reflex, and how they differ.
  • A discussion on using OARS – (Open-ended questions, Affirmations, Reflections, and Summarizations) to engage individuals in a change process.
  • Recognizing and eliciting change talk – Discussion will cover change talk, developing discrepancies (Dancing with Discord), and creating a change plan, as well as a review of the four processes of MI.

Cost: $20

About the Trainer: Martha Thompson, Psy. D. has been providing direct clinical care in mental health and addictions since 1999. Scroll down for more info about Dr. Thompson

This training is sponsored by the Council on Chemical Abuse and the Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs. For more information about future training opportunities with the Council, please contact the training coordinator by phone at (610) 376-8669, Ext. 101.

Registration Information

This training will be held online and REQUIRES each individual to be logged in on their own computer. Individuals may not share a computer. Individuals may not use a cell phone to attend this training. All individuals MUST have a working video camera and microphone TURNED ON for the duration of the training.

Please Note: If you do not receive an email confirmation shortly after registering, please check your spam folder. If you still do not see a confirmation, please contact Brian at bkammerer@cocaberks.org or call (610) 376-8669 ext. 109

Please complete the following form to register. You must submit payment to complete registration.

This training has reached its full capacity. We apologize that we are not able to accommodate your training request at this time. If you are interested in being placed on a waiting list for this training and/or future COCA events, please call (610) 376-8669, Ext. 109.

About the Trainer

Martha Thompson, Psy. D. has been providing direct clinical care in mental health and addictions since 1999. She is the Owner of Empower the Mind LLC, a training and consulting business for mental health and addiction professionals.

Her passion for helping others grow drives her personally and professionally. Dr. Thompson has an open and engaging style, and her energy and joy in sharing her expertise is always present, whether she is working with clients or leading an educational session. She applies best practice approaches, such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Mindfulness interventions, to help her clients make the changes necessary for an improved life.

 

 

 

 

Details

Date:
Monday January 25 2021

Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Cost:
$20


Event Category: Training/Webinar