Classroom Course » Stages of Change (1-day)

Dates & Times:
August 14, Tuesday 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Hosted By:
DBH Training Institute

Registration is Closed


Note: This is not the Training-of-Trainers course. If you would would like to learn how to teach this content, please register for the other course.

The Stages of Change training incorporates a person-centered approach to treatment and provides the mental health and substance use treatment professional with the basic concepts and techniques of stages of change and its application in treatment. Through interactive activities such as small group presentations, role plays and other practice exercises, participants will learn the concepts, techniques, and practical application of the stages of change model to enhance the consumer's ability to move from one stage of change to the next.  

  1. Explain and facilitate discussion on the clinical utility ofthe Trans-Theoretical Model of Behavior Change.
  2. Identify at least two stage-specific characteristics andmotivational conflicts
  3. Describe the appropriate use of clinical tools andinterventions applicable to each stage of change.
  4. Demonstrate appropriate utilization of strategies andinterventions to elicit behavior change and move the client from one stage ofchange to the next.
Intended Audience:
Behavioral Health Clinicians who have completed one of the Motivational Interviewing courses.
DBH 64 New York Avenue
Training Room (285E)
64 New York Avenue, NE
2nd Floor - East
Washington, District of Columbia 20002
(202) 671-0343
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Driving Directions:
64 New York Avenue is located at the intersection of Florida, New York and First Streets, NE. Metro: Take the red line to the Noma/Gallaudet University (previously called New York Avenue) metro stop. Walk west on N Street and turn right at 1st Street NE. Cross over New York Avenue. You will see a large clock tower with the number 64. Enter through the gate and walk toward the first entrance of the building.
There are three parking lots for attendees that charge between $9-12, regardless of duration. The two outside lots only accept cash payment. There is also street parking in the blocks adjacent to 64 NY Avenue, but be mindful of posted restrictions.
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