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Child Welfare Series 2021 | Motivational Interviewing

Posted by Nicholas Postelli for College of Health and Human Services


Hosted by Western Michigan University College of Health and Human Services, Kalamazoo, Michigan via Webex.


Motivational interviewing is an evidence-based practice with utility in a variety of change processes, from smoking cessation to readiness to seek mental health treatment.  Motivational interviewing is especially useful for practice with youth and young adults as it is developmentally matched.

This session will remind participants of the stages of change model as well as the philosophies and implementation steps of motivational interview towards the goal of initial implementation by students and practitioners in assisting clients with substance use and/or mental health needs in progressing towards their recovery goals. 

Continuing Education: 3 SW, Participation Certificate also available

Date: Friday, February 5, 2021
Time: 8:30am to noon
$45.00 Per Participant
This training is free for MDHSS employees. Select "MDHSS employee" in the fee adjustment dropdown.
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Contact: Lisa Brennan
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