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Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a counseling approach that helps guide individuals from ambivalence towards decision and active change through collaborative conversations. Social workers, counselors, correctional workers, law enforcement authorities, educators and church leaders can all implement MI in their work. Instructor W. C. “Dub” Wright is a member of the Motivational Interviewers International Network of Trainers and has facilitated trainings since 1993. CEUs are available for social workers and LPCs, including one ethics credit.
Topics Notes
Conversations about change, the spirit of Motivational Interviewing (MI) and Method of MI. Discussion and process of listening demonstrating understanding using core interviewing skills. Will include interactive exercises and processing.
exploring values and goals and building working relationships. Learning acceptance of others without necessarily approving. Learning how to build a positive engagement working relationship. Understanding and differentiating sustain talk, change talk and guiding toward commitment. Some videos will be used and there will be interactive exercises and discussion times.

Class Details

2 Sessions
Weekly - Thu, Fri

Jesse H. Jones Library

MultipleInstructor :
1.Kristen Carlisle2.W. C. “Dub” Wright, MINT Member 

CEUs : 1.2



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Local Motivators Discount: professionals who work in or near Waco can receive a 15% discount on Motivational Interviewing registrations. Call our office (254-710-6440) for the offer code.

A lunch pass will be provided.



Registration Closes On
Tuesday, June 4, 2019 @ 2:00 PM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s) Instructional Method
6/6/2019 - 6/7/2019 Weekly - Thu, Fri 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Waco, Jesse H. Jones Library  Map W. C. “Dub” Wright, MINT Member  ; Kristen Carlisle  ClassRoom