Home Study Program: From Our Own Presentation - An Introduction to Motivational Interviewing: Basic Principles and Practical Applications

Home Study Program: From Our Own Presentation - An Introduction to Motivational Interviewing: Basic Principles and Practical Applications

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$20 for Professionals
$20 for MU Alumni

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Workshop Description

This workshop will serve as an introduction to Motivational Interviewing (MI) for novice counselors and those unfamiliar with the practice of MI. Attendees will be presented with fundamental information on Motivational Interviewing, an evidence-based clinical method for counseling clients with substance abuse and other mental health issues. Theoretical foundations and their practical applications, primary principles, and clinical tools and techniques of Motivational Interviewing will be covered. Populations and psychological disorders appropriate for the utilization of MI will be discussed.

CE Hours: 2
Learning Objectives
Following this presentation, participants will have learned and/or be able to:
  1. gain introductory knowledge of the counseling style of Motivational Interviewing, including an understanding of the basic principles and spirit of Motivational Interviewing;
  2. identify and define the four fundamental processes of Motivational Interviewing;
  3. identify and define the core skills and primary tools of Motivational Interviewing.
Presenter Information:
Matthew Tirrell, MS, LPC, NCC, ACS is a nationally certified counselor and licensed professional counselor in the state of New Jersey. He also serves as an administrator and adjunct professor in the Professional Counseling Department at Monmouth University. Matthew’s clinical focus is on counseling people with co-occurring disorders through a multicultural lens, and his areas of teaching include counseling theories and drug and alcohol abuse. His other professional interests include social justice and advocacy for vulnerable populations. Matthew is pursuing his doctoral degree in Counselor Education at Montclair State University. He provides supervision and facilitates the professional development of master’s level students through his roles in field placement and alumni engagement.

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Price:

$20.00