Working with people who are facing a choice about their health and well-being? Motivational interviewing is an effective communication style with broad application that helps people make difficult lifestyle changes. It can be used both in single situations or in situations where you see someone multiple times.
Read here for an example with paramedics.
Motivational Interviewing 101
Tuesday, May 10, 2022 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT
Motivational Interviewing techniques support a collaborative conversation to strengthen a person’s own motivation for and commitment to change. This workshop will be an introductory course in Motivational Interviewing. We will discuss the benefits of utilizing this conversational tool as a best practice for trauma informed approaches that support relationships and engagement.
Motivational Interviewing 201: Let's Practice
Tuesday, May 24, 2022 1:00-2:30 PM EDT
Motivational Interviewing 201 will focus on putting the techniques introduced in Motivational Interviewing 101 into action in practical ways. We will be utilizing scenarios and group lead break-out rooms to give more opportunities to practice our skills of engagement amongst peers.
This program is funded in part by the Philadelphia Department of Public Health
This Resiliency Series is specially offered for community members and organizations who through their work are First Responders or are involved with those affected by the Substance Use Crisis in Philadelphia. The stress of caring for others can affect our bodies and minds. This free virtual series is here to support our workplaces and community and is open to anyone.
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