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Cancelled - 2-Day Motivational Interviewing Basic Training - Dearborn

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Start Date Monday, April 20, 2020
End Date Tuesday, April 21, 2020
Event Times Registration check-in begins at 8:30am
Training runs 9:00am-4:15pm
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Detroit - Dearborn
5801 Southfield Fwy, Detroit, MI 48228
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This 2-day training will cover 5 training modules (The Foundation of MI, Resistance Examined, Client Centered Interviewing Skills, Recognizing Change Talk & Eliciting Change Talk). Training participants will learn the origins of motivational interviewing and its development as an evidence-based method. The participant will also learn the three structural elements used for learning motivational interviewing (spirit, principles, and techniques). 

Fees $125 per person.
The fee includes training materials, continental breakfast and lunch both days.
Agenda Day 1
8:30-9:00am - Registration & Continental Breakfast
9:00-10:30am - Introduction; Inspirational video; Icebreaker exercise; History of motivational interviewing; Comparison of strength based strategies vs deficit based strategies; Comparison of what motivational interviewing IS and IS NOT (videos & exercises)
10:30-10:45am - Break
10:45am-12:15pm - Examples of strength based strategies & stages of change; The foundation of MI (The Spirit of MI); Three components of the spirit of motivational interviewing
12:15-1:00pm - Lunch
1:00-2:30pm - The foundation of MI (the spirit of MI); Four key elements of the spirit of MI; Four processes in motivational interviewing; Recognizing change talk; Five types of change talk (DARN-C); Change talk exercises
2:30-2:45pm - Break
2:45-4:15pm - Resistance examined; Video examples of resistance; Exercise; Motivational interviewing techniques for rolling with resistance; Video session with resistant client & discussion
4:15pm - Conclusion of Day 1

Day 2
8:30-9:00am - Registration & Continental Breakfast
9:00-10:30am - Review day 1; Client-centered interviewing skills (OARS)
10:30-10:45am - Break
10:45am-12:15pm - Four techniques of motivational interviewing
12:15-1:00pm - Lunch
1:00-2:30pm - Client-centered interviewing skills (OARS); Video example of probation officer using deficit-based approach; Video example of probation officer using motivational interviewing; Group discussion following videos; Six interviewing traps
2:30-2:45pm - Break
2:45-4:15pm - Eliciting change talk; Ten techniques for eliciting change talk; Video; Session-ending reflections
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) Richard Reinhardt, MA, LBSW, QMHP, QIDP, CADC, Member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT)Rich Reinhardt MA, LBSW, QMHP, QIDP, CADC, has over 30 years of experience working in Human Services. He held both direct service and supervisory positions in the substance abuse and mental health fields.
Rich completed the Motivational Interviewing Train the Trainer – Wyoming Protocol training initiative in the State of Michigan in 2008 and became a Member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT, Inc.) in 2009. Over the last 11+ years, Rich has provided MI Basic Training in multiple Behavioral and Physical Health settings in the State of Michigan.
CEUs 12 Continuing Education Hours:
Social Workers: This course qualifies for a maximum of 12 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 12 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 $25 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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