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Motivational Interviewing: Evidence-Based Skills to Effectively Treat Your Clients | Seminar on DVD
Jeffries, Shawn K., Ph.D., CSAT-S
PESI, Inc. / Seminar on DVD / 2016-01-01 / X48445
Motivational Interviewing
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Complete this seminar and learn Motivational Interviewing (MI) techniques as released by MI founders Drs. Miller and Rollnick. Join experienced MI trainer, Shawn Jeffries, Ph.D., member of the international Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT), and learn how to integrate MI concepts and skills into your practice - adapted for common clinical problems beyond addiction treatment.

The “NEW” Motivational Interviewing! - Don’t miss the changes released by MI founders, Miller and Rollnick!
Apply Motivational Interviewing to real-world clinical issues
MI skills to quickly improve your client treatment outcomes

Learn the four processes approach to MI that now makes the skills more accessible and useful in your everyday clinical practice. Apply evidence-based skills to adapt and integrate MI with other treatment modalities. This seminar includes exercises and tools that help you immediately put MI to work in your practice!

Identify the relational and technical components that make MI work.
Explain how the 4 processes and OARS skills of MI help change happen.
Explore ways to elicit and respond effectively to change talk.
Discuss specific ways to help your clients resolve ambivalence and talk themselves into change.
Develop strategies for working effectively with clients who seem “resistant” to change.
Summarize how to effectively use MI with specific disorders.


Motivational Interviewing (MI)

Conversations about change
Definition(s) of MI
Current theoretical structure of MI
MI Spirit (P.A.C.E.)

P artnership
A cceptance
C ompassion
E vocation
4 processes of MI (E.F.E.P.)

E ngaging: The Relational Foundation
F ocusing: The Strategic Direction
Finding a focus
Matching your agenda to the client’s concern
Exchanging information (EPE - Elicit - Provide - Elicit)
E voking: Preparing for Change
Importance of change talk - a key ingredient of MI
Listening for specific kinds of change talk (D.A.R.N. - C.A.T.)
Respond to change talk
Elicit more and elaborate on change talk
Responding to “resistance” in clients
Developing discrepancy
E voking hope and confidence
Planning - The Bridge to Change
How and when to plan
Calling on the C.A.T.
Summarizing and then asking a key question
MI Clinician Behaviors (O.A.R.S.)

O pen-ended Questions
A ffirmations
R eflective Listening
S ummarizing
Video Coding Exercise


Nuances with MI for Addictions

Alcohol and Drugs
Sex and Gambling
Tailoring MI for health behaviors

Smoking Cessation
Values Clarification Exercise

3 stage sequence of exploring values
How to link values to behavior change
Assessment Tools

Bringing it all together

Behavioral Action Plan (BAP)

Creating a BAP
Steps involved
How to leave the session with eyes on the future

About the Speaker:

Shawn Jeffries, Ph.D., is a member of the international Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT), and an adjunct assistant professor at the University of North Texas’ Department of Psychology, within the Clinical Health Psychology program. As a licensed clinical psychologist with an extensive background in behavioral medicine, addictions, and Motivational Interviewing (MI), he has been a co-investigator on multiple federally funded trials involving the use of MI in improving health behaviors such as smoking cessation, dietary change, physical activity, and chronic illness management (e.g., diabetes, obesity) over the past 13 years. Dr. Jeffries regularly teaches courses on MI, and has conducted multiple MI trainings for a wide variety of health care professionals, including physicians, psychologists, counselors, social workers, therapists, pharmacists, dieticians, nurses, physician assistants and public health professionals. Dr. Jeffries is the founder of the Center for Motivation and Recovery in Bedford Texas.

*Continuing Education Information:

For U.S. and Canadian customers, a CE test is available for $9.99 USD per participant. International CE rates may vary; please contact PESI, Inc Customer Service at 1-800-844-8260 for more details.

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