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Motivational Interviewing

The Art and Science of Behavior-Change Counseling

1440 Multiversity 800 Bethany Drive Scotts Valley,CA 95066

The conversations that occur between helping professionals and their clients are powerful—capable of supporting or inhibiting the innate change process that is alive in all of us.

Learn to make your interactions with clients more satisfying and effective using Motivational Interviewing, a person-centered, guiding method of communication and counseling that elicits and strengthens intrinsic motivation for positive change.

Designed for helping professionals who want to create well-balanced, meaningful relationships with their clients, this program offers:

  • A common-sense approach for supporting people in making and sustaining change
  • Lively discussions to deepen understanding of the paradox of change and the spirit of Motivational Interviewing
  • A combination of principles, skills, and strategies to elicit client strengths, inner wisdom, reasons for change, and ways of achieving it.

Through lecture and practice activities for skill building, you will open up to a new and effective interpersonal style of counseling, uniquely shaped by a guiding philosophy of what triggers change from the inside out.

The Mindful Guide to Straight Talk

Dana Sturtevant, MS, RD

August 27-31, 2017
Sunday-Thursday, 4 nights

$375 Tuition

Plus 4 nights all-inclusive accommodations priced separately below.

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Program Description

The conversations that occur between helping professionals and their clients are powerful—capable of supporting or inhibiting the innate change process that is alive in all of us.

Learn to make your interactions with clients more satisfying and effective using Motivational Interviewing, a person-centered, guiding method of communication and counseling that elicits and strengthens intrinsic motivation for positive change.

Designed for helping professionals who want to create well-balanced, meaningful relationships with their clients, this program offers:

  • A common-sense approach for supporting people in making and sustaining change
  • Lively discussions to deepen understanding of the paradox of change and the spirit of Motivational Interviewing
  • A combination of principles, skills, and strategies to elicit client strengths, inner wisdom, reasons for change, and ways of achieving it.

Through lecture and practice activities for skill building, you will open up to a new and effective interpersonal style of counseling, uniquely shaped by a guiding philosophy of what triggers change from the inside out.

Faculty Bio

Why Attend

  • Gain new approaches for facilitating productive conversations with your clients that support them in seeking and creating positive behavioral change.

  • See more inspiring results with clients by adopting a motivational, client-centered approach for their growth and development.

  • Enhance your ability as a listener and guide, leading to more meaningful and well-balanced relationships with clients.

Things to Know

  • Program Schedule

    Download a sample schedule.

  • Prerequisites

    None required.

  • Experience Level

    For helping professionals

Accommodations

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