Mon, Jun 05|
Roleplay Practice in Motivational Interviewing to Support the Caregivers of System Involved Youth for Greater Outcomes
Time & Location
Jun 05, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM
About the Event
One of the most significant challenges for those supporting system involved youth is to effectively build rapport, identify greatest needs, and foster motivation in the caregivers of families and support them to build constructive, transformational Positive Parenting Practices that are sustainable and lead to improved outcomes for system involved youth. In this training, we will explore how to enhance our capacity to support system involved youth by exploring Motivational Interviewing to Support Positive Parenting Practices that prepare them to foster young people’s emotional development and wellbeing and strengthen their resilience and ability to heal from traumatic events and lead a meaningful life. Practicing and sharing the methods outlined by this training will allow us to improve the practice of how we empower system-involved youth and families.
● Participants will be able to identify at least 2 Motivational Interviewing Techniquesthat foster rapport with the caregivers and their system-involved children and with us, as those who support them.
● Participants will be able to identify at least 2 transformational Motivational Interviewing Practices to be used in supporting caregivers in their relationship with their system-involved children.
● Participants will be able to identify at least 2 Coaching Points to be used in support of parents to improve their parenting practice with their system-involved children towards positive outcomes in life and academics.
9:30-9:35am Sign-in and Introduction
9:35-10:05am An overview of Motivational Interviewing Techniques that foster rapport with the caregivers and their system-involved children and with us, as those who support them.
● Principles of MI
● Active Listening
● Needs Identification
10:05-10:35am Learn & Roleplay Transformational Motivational Interviewing Practices to be used in supporting caregivers in their relationship with their system-involved children.
● Establishing motivation with education
● Evoking change talk
10:35-11:05am Learn & Roleplay Coaching Parents on Simple Motivation Interview Practices that prepare them for supporting their system-involved children towards positive outcomes in life and academics.
● Exploring Coaching Techniques
● Practicing Coaching in roleplay
11:05-11:25am Explore setting up a coaching plan while roleplaying with colleagues towards supporting caregivers with improving their parenting practice with their system involved children.
11:25-11:30am Wrap Up & Closing
Meet Our Trainers
Mr. Robert Dousa is the founding Managing General Partner of Independent Strengths Building Consulting. This business includes: Individual Anger Management & Addictive Behavior Recovery Coaching, Conducting training of: Situational Leadership/Strengths-Based Life Skills Coaching, Brief Intervention & Motivational Interviewing, Drug, Anger Management, & Family interventions, Neuroscience-Based Leadership & Rapport Building, & Organizational Prevention Strategy Consultation, & Mandated Reporter Training for CA. Mr. Robert Dousa's has retired from the Marin County Office of Education Safe Schools Department and is now providing individual life coaching, intervention coach training, and consulting to those supporting system involved youth. Prior to retirement, he developed the majority of his practice from his work as the Program Manager for the Oakland Unified School District’s Alcohol, Tobacco, and Drugs Intervention program from 2005 to 2021. Prior to that, he served as a substance abuse counselor in school districts in Alameda County, CA from 2000 to 2005.
This course meets the qualifications for (2) BBS CE Hours for LCSWs, LMFTs, LPCCs, and LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences & is provided by Fred Finch Youth Center, CAMFT Provider #045295.