Registration is Open.
The next MI Training Seminar will be held on March 17. 18 & 19, 2014.
Contact: Kathleen Sciacca, M.A., E-mail: email@example.com
Complete Details and Registration:
DATES: March 17, 18 & 19, 2014 - Three-Day Seminar.
PLACE: *Hotel Beacon, 2130 Broadway at W.75th Street, New York City.
FEE: * $585.00 prior to February 15, 2014, $685.00 after February 15, 2014.
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 Open.
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 & MI3.
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, Chronic care and more. It is effective for both adult and adolescent populations.
*Understand Motivational Interviewing (MI) theory, concepts, strategies, processes, techniques and spirit - MI3.
*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 - MI3.
*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 2/15/14. 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.