Classroom Course » Motivational Interviewing: Core Skills and Principles (1 day)

Dates & Times:
November 06, 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 course is designed to provide a structure for implementing core skills and principles of Motivational Interviewing. Motivational Interviewing is a collaborative, person-centered approach to treatment designed to strengthen personal motivation for behavior change. This training will provide behavioral health professionals with skills to help establish interactive communications that promote the process for behavior change. Through interactive activities, attendees will become equipped to recognize and utilize the clinical techniques and practical application of Motivational Interviewing.
  1. Describe the concept of motivation and the change process
  2. Explain the Stages of Change
  3. Demonstrate the core skills of Motivational Interviewing
  4. Identify the five (5) principles of Motivational Interviewing
Intended Audience:
Behavioral Health Professionals
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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