Registration is Closed.
To be notified of the next MI Training Seminar (March, 2014) contact: Kathleen Sciacca, M.A., E-mail: email@example.com
For details about the last seminar see the following:
DATES: *October 28, 29 & 30, 2013 - Three-Day Seminar.
PLACE: *Hotel Beacon, 2130 Broadway at W.75th Street, New York City.
FEE: * $585.00 prior to September 16, 2013, $685.00 after September 16, 2013.
Fee includes course materials, continental breakfast and refreshments daily.
Limited to Thirty Participants. 18 hours, OASAS Certified & Certificate of course completion awarded.
PRESENTER: Kathleen Sciacca, M.A.
Phone: 212-866-5935. FAX: 212-666-1942. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
*Mail registration form and fee as per instructions or process credit card payment.
Registration is Closed.
Theory, Practice and Skill Building in the Miller/Rollnick Model of Motivational Interviewing will be the focus of this
three-day seminar. Includes New topics.
Motivational Interviewing provides effective strategies and skills for working with many forms of behavior change including: mental health, substance abuse, criminal justice-corrections, homeless services, domestic violence, employee assistance programs, education, vocational rehabilitation, gambling, weight change and primary health care including HIV, Hepatitis C and more. It is effective for both adult and adolescent populations.
*Understand Motivational Interviewing (MI) theory, concepts, strategies, processes, techniques and spirit.
*Understand the contrasts between traditional interventions and Motivational Interviewing Strategies and Interventions.
*Learn the Correlates between Dual Diagnosis Treatment & MI.
*Learn the Stages of Change (Prochaska & DiClemente) and interventions.
*(New!) Learn to measure client' readiness and use worksheet to track progress.
* (New!) Learn the four processes of Motivational Interviewing including strategies and interventions.
*Learn the Key Elements of Motivational Interviewing: ^Change talk; ^Guiding; ^Providing information, advice and education; ^Expressing Empathy and more. Includes practice.
*Acquire Intervention and Communication Skills Utilizing Motivational Interviewing Five Strategies and Techniques "OARS." Includes empathic/reflective listening, change talk & practice in each strategy.
*Build Motivation for clients at various stages of readiness and motivation.
*Learn and Practice Strategies to Deal with Discord - Resistance.
*(New!) Understand how the Motivational Interviewing Treatment Integrity (MITI) scale and criteria are used to determine MI adherent interventions and competent MI practice.
*(New!) Learn to administer and interpret an MI compatible Functional Analysis.
*(New!) Understand the elements of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy that are compatible with MI.
*Learn to use Motivational Interviewing Strategies in Groups.
*Learn Brief Intervention Strategies.
Course includes lecture, live demonstrations, experiential practice, video demonstrations, written exercises, question and answer segments and interactive discussion.
Kathleen Sciacca, M.A., is trained as a trainer of Motivational Interviewing; is a Member of the MINT since 1995.
She is a forerunner in treatment interventions, program development and program materials for Dual Diagnosis;
author of the MIDAA Service Manual; producer of the video Integrated Treatment/in Library of Congress. She has authored numerous articles/chapters/reports/documents and teaches in various media.
She has thirty-five years of clinical experience in MH, SA, HIV, Corrections, Health Care, EAP, Homeless services,
Twenty-nine years as Dual Diagnosis consultant, trainer and program implementer includes numerous state-wide projects.
Nineteen years as educator/trainer, coach and supervisor of Motivational Interviewing.
Go to: Dual Diagnosis Website
New site: Motivational Interviewing Training
Client Population - Change Area (addiction, diabetes, etc.)___________________________________________________________
Enclosed is: $_____________ 0r Credit card payment: $_____________
(to Kathleen Sciacca) For: #__________participant(s)
If multiple participants please provide all names and information.
We reserve the right to cancel this seminar. No refunds after 9/16/13. Fees cannot be transfered to future training except if emergency necessitates rescheduling this course.
Kathleen Sciacca has certificate as trainer of Motivational Interviewing; is a Member of the MINT since 1995. She is a Certified NYS OASAS Training provider & Faculty member. CASAC, CCP & CPS credits pre-approved.