Classroom Course » Stages of Change: Training-of-Trainers (2-days)

Dates & Times:
August 14, Tuesday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
August 15, Wednesday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Hosted By:
DBH Training Institute

Registration is Closed


Target Audience: This training is only open to Trainers, Supervisors, QI Directors and other management-level staff.

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 become equipped to teach the concepts, techniques, and practical application of the stages of change to other clinicians and enhance the consumer’s ability to move from one stage of change to the next.  

  1. Explain and facilitate discussion on the clinical utility of the Trans -Theoretical Model of Behavior Change.
  2. Identify at least two stage-specific characteristics and motivational conflicts
  3. Describe the appropriate use of clinical tools and interventionsapplicable to each stage of change.
  4. Demonstrate appropriate utilization of strategies and interventions toelicit behavior change and move the client from one stage of change to the next.
  5. Identify at least two facilitation methods that motivate adults to learn.
  6. Demonstrate successful facilitation of a 15 minute “teach back” presentation on theclinical implementation of the Stages of Change.
Intended Audience:

Supervisors, QI Managers, Trainers and other management-level staff

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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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.
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