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1-Day Motivational Interviewing Supervisory Training - Grand Rapids

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Start Date Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Event Times Registration check-in begins at 8:30am
Training runs 9:00am-4:15pm
DoubleTree By Hilton Grand Rapids Airport
4747 28th St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49512
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Motivational Interviewing (MI) for Supervisors provides supervisors multiple tools that they can use to help direct care staff meet basic competency in using motivational interviewing. The MI Consultation and Feedback Form is a useful tool in evaluating seven areas of competency. Supervisors will have a better understanding of the 4 Processes of MI.

The training is intended for supervisors of contact level staff/practitioners such as case managers, supports coordinators, therapists, crisis workers, and peer support specialists in the state of Michigan at the intermediate or advanced level of practice.

Fees $69 per person.
The fee includes training materials, continental breakfast and lunch.
Agenda 8:30-9:00am - Registration & Continental Breakfast
9:00-10:30am - Welcome; Coding and Feedback Forms and Relevant Data; Review of Spirit/Coding; Review of Empathy Coding
10:30-10:45am - Break
10:45am-12:15pm - Review of OARS/Coding
12:15-1:00pm - Lunch
1:00-2:30pm - Four Processes and Coding
Identifying/Recognizing/Strengthening Change Talk/Sustain Talk/Coding
2:30-2:45pm - Break
2:45-4:15pm - Continue reviewing coding; Strength-based Feedback Form
4:15pm - Conclusion of Training
Who Should Attend This event is sponsored by the adult mental health block grant and is intended only for persons who serve adults through the mental health and substance abuse provider network in the state of Michigan. It contains content appropriate for CEOs, COOs, clinical directors, supervisors, case managers, support coordinators, therapists, crisis workers, peer support specialists and any other practitioners at the beginning, advanced and supervisory levels of practice.
Presenter(s) Michelle Boudreaux, LMSW
Michelle Boudreaux, LMSW, has been providing mental health and cooccurring services for over twenty-years. She started her career working in residential treatment with adolescents in their families. She has provided IDDT treatment and utilized Motivational Interviewing since 2005 and has provided DBT treatment since 2007. She was a program supervisor who has provided oversight to multiple evidence-based practices. (IDDT, MI, DBT, FPE, IPS, Recovery Illness and Management, Integrated Healthcare, etc.) for eleven years. She currently is a supervisor at InterAct of Michigan where she provides co-occurring and DBT services. She also serves on the MIFAST review team for DBT approach, while honoring the Spirit of MI.
CEUs 6 Continuing Education Hours:
Social Workers: This course qualifies for a maximum of 6 continuing education hours. The Community Mental Health Association is an approved provider with the Michigan Social Work Continuing Education Collaborative. Approved Provider Number: MICEC 060818.
Substance Abuse Professionals: CMHAM is approved by Michigan Certification Board for Addiction Professionals (MCBAP). CMHAM maintains the responsibility for the program and content. Substance Abuse Professionals participating in this training may receive a maximum of 6 specific contact hours. It is important that attendees keep a copy of the training brochure containing the descriptions along with their attendance record form.
Certificate Awarded: At the conclusion of this training, turn in your Certificate of Attendance form to the CMHAM Staff to be approved. You will turn in the top sheet & retain the bottom sheet which serves as your certificate. No other certificate will be given.
Certificate Issued By: Christina Ward, Administrative Executive;; 517-374-6848
Evaluation/Grievance: There will be an opportunity for each participant to complete an evaluation of the course and the instructor. If you have any issues with the way in which this conference was conducted or other problems, you may note that on your evaluation or you may contact CMHAM at 517-374-6848 or through our webpage at for resolution.
*National Accreditation rules indicate that if you are over 5-minutes late or depart early, you forfeit your CEUs for the entire training. Please note that this is a National rule that CMHAM must enforce or we could lose our provider status to provide CEUs in the future. This rule will be strictly followed.
Cancellation Policy Substitutions are permitted at any time. No-shows will be billed at the full training rate. Cancellations must be received in writing at least 10 business days prior to the conference for a full refund less a $15 administrative fee. If cancellation is received less than 10 business days prior to the training, no refund will be given.
Weather Policy Trainings will take place as scheduled and we will not be able to refund training fees. In the event of severe weather, please check the website for scheduling delays and event updates.
Grant Funding/Sponsors Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, through the Michigan Association of Community Mental Health Boards, has provided funding for this initiative through Federal Community Mental Health Block Grant.

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