Mon, Jun 15 | Online Event

Motivational Interviewing: Train the Trainer - TWO DAY TRAINING

Participants must attend both days. No partial credit given.
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Motivational Interviewing: Train the Trainer - TWO DAY TRAINING

Time & Location

Jun 15, 2020, 9:00 AM – Jun 16, 2020, 4:00 PM
Online Event

About the Event

Sarah Solis LCSW  and Marya Wright MSW

Training Description

**This is a TWO-DAY training. Participants must attend both days. No partial credit will be given.**

Attendees will review foundational Motivational Interviewing skills/concepts and practice 2-3 different exercises for each learning domain. Attendees will then process their experience with the exercises, in a small group, and identify which exercise they would like to use in their future trainings. Skills/concepts will include: the spirit of MI, the four processes of MI, value work, assessing client communication (sustain talk, change talk, discord), open ended questions, affirmations, reflections, and summaries (OARS),goal setting/focusing, and change plans. Exercises will include role plays, worksheets, goal and value cards, readiness rulers, video excerpts, and the use of music and poetry.

Learning Objectives

Day 1

  • Attendees will demonstrate the ability to describe the spirit of MI.
  • Attendees will be able to identify and explain the four processes of MI.
  • Attendees will identify one exercise, per MI skill set, they wish to use in future    trainings.

Day 2

  • Attendees will be able to identify and explain OARS (open-ended questions,    affirmations, reflections, and summaries.
  • Attendees will identify one exercise, per MI skill set, they wish to use in future trainings.
  • Attendees will discuss training group dynamic and identify 2 effective interventions.

Agenda

Day 1

9:00-9:30 Introductions 

9:30-10 Review of day 

10-10:30 Humility/vulnerability

10:30-10:45 Break (CEUs will not be issued for this time)

10:45-11:15 Righting Reflex 

11:15-12:15 Spirit of MI

12:15-12:45 Lunch (CEUs will not be issued for this time)

12:45-1:30 Engaging 

1:30-2:00 Focusing 

2:00-2:30 Evoking 

2:30-2:45 Break (CEUs will not be issued for this time)

2:45-3:15 Planning 

3:15-3:45 Communication 

3:45-4 Evals 

Day 2

9:00-9:15 Feedback

9:15-10:15 Teach back

10:15-10:45 Open-ended Questions

10:45-11:00 Break (CEUs will not be issued for this time)

11:00-11:45 Affirmations

11:45-12:15 Reflections

12:15-12:45 Lunch (CEUs will not be issued for this time)

12:45-1:15 Reflections continued

1:15-2:00 Summaries

2:00-2:15 Break (CEUs will not be issued for this time)

2:15-2:45 Video/OARS Counter

2:45-3:30 Teach Back

3:30-3:45 Group Dynamic

3:45-4 Evals

Meet Our Trainers

Director of Seeds of Change Consulting, Sarah Solis LCSW, has 12 years of experience providing care to clients impacted by trauma. She is currently employed as a Clinical Case Manager at the Department of Veterans Affairs. Sarah has worked in corrections, community mental health outpatient and day treatment programs, medical social work, and community-based services for children and families. Sarah has experience providing direct service, clinical supervision, and worked as a program manager for many years. Sarah believes treatment is a gift to the healer as well as the healing. Each individual or family brings an incredible life story and personal wisdom. Throughout the treatment process, Sarah ensures that an individual or family’s voice is heard and respected. The majority of her experience has been working with underserved and marginalized populations. Cultural humility and responsiveness is an important element in her work. She participates in monthly cultural humility work groups and has co-authored a training on cultural assessment and treatment planning. Sarah has completed the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT) training program and remains an active member. 

Marya Wright, MSW is registered Associate Clinical Social Worker with the Board of Behavioral Sciences working to obtain her LCSW. Marya is currently employed as a Child Welfare Worker II in the Dependency Investigation Unit. Marya is responsible for conducting investigations and making assessments based on the Welfare & Institutions Code section 300 regarding child abuse, neglect and exploitation based off clear and convincing evidence of risk to the child and on the legality of Court intervention. As a graduate from San Diego State University with a bachelor’s degree in social work, Marya focused on Child Welfare Services and Motivational Interviewing. Marya attended California State University, East Bay and graduated with a master’s degree in social work with a focus in Child Welfare Policy and research. Marya has conducted research in Child Sexual Exploitation and Foster Care. Marya is currently a part-time lecturer at CSU, East Bay where she teaches Child Welfare Policy. Marya has been able to apply and build these skills across several leadership roles in both private and public sector organizations. In addition to her leadership responsibilities, Marya has been responsible for training and facilitating, mentoring, coaching, recruitment and retention, consulting, program and curriculum development.

This TWO DAY LONG course meets the qualifications for (12) BBS CEUs for LCSWs and MFTs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences & is provided by Fred Finch Youth Center, CAMFT Provider #045295.

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