RESCHEDULED for March 9th- The Spirit of Motivational Interviewing: MI part 1- 3/9/23

RESCHEDULED- Thursday March 9th,  10:30am-12:30pm

Training Overview:

In this two-hour online training, participants will learn about the foundations of Motivational Interviewing (MI), understand the process of change, key motivational areas, and differences between MI and other models, and deepen their knowledge and best practices for appropriate counseling interventions under the Stages of Change model. This session will also focus on the value of ambivalence and relapse/recycling in change processes, how to best help others who are not ready for change, and shared strategies to assist others (and ourselves) to increase motivation, self-efficacy and optimism towards health.

By the end of this training, you will be able to
    • Discuss factors that influence one’s ability to change
    • Explain the Stages of Change
    • List at least two strategies a provider can try when incorporating Motivational Interviewing with a client
    • Describe one approach or response to avoid when trying MI

Join Zoom Meeting

Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 819 3235 9084 Passcode: 007972

Continuing education units (CEUs) are available thanks to the Center for Learning and Innovation (CLI) for the following disciplines:  
    • Registered Nurses (RN)
    • Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSW)
    • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists (LMFT)
    • Licensed Professional Clinical Counselors (LPCC)
    • Licensed Educational Psychologists (LEP)
In order to receive your CEUs, you must complete the following:
    • Sign in and sign out of the training using the chat in Zoom.
    • Complete the evaluation after the training- including the three post questions
    • You will receive a certificate of completion at the end of the training if you fill out the evaluation.
    • CEUs will be emailed to you within 1 month

Attending one of these trainings fulfills the annual harm reduction training contract requirement, which is part of the SFDPH Declaration of Compliance for SFDPH systems of care and funded agencies that provide direct service to clients.

Equity Statement

The San Francisco Department of Public Health is committed to leading with race and prioritizing Intersectionality, including sex, gender, sexual orientation, age, class, nationality, language, and ability. SFDPH strives to move forward on the continuum of becoming an anti-racist institution through dismantling racism, building, building solidarity among racial groups, and working towards becoming a Trauma-Informed/Trauma Healing Organization in partnership with staff, clients, communities, and our contractors. When attending, SFDP trainings, events, and/or meetings, we uphold expectations and standards of rules of engagement for our employees and contractors. We expect that all participants operate in professional integrity and adhere to the DPH Employee Code of Conduct or their employee conduct. Participants will be accountable for upholding any group agreements provided by the trainer or host and uphold principles of transparency, confidentiality and respect. We support respectful participation across intersecting identities and experiences including race, ethnicity, sex, gender, sexual orientation, age, class, nationality, religion, language, physical and mental ability, and political ideology. While we strive to make an space of inclusivity, belonging, and hub for various perspective, we do not tolerate any inappropriate behavior or comments rooted in anti-blackness, homophobia, transphobia, xenophobia, sexism, or any comments or behavior that is discriminatory, disruptive, or divisive. If participants cannot abide by these expectations, they will be removed from the training or event and will not be allowed to attend any additional DPH trainings, event, and/or meetings. Trainers have been informed to notify DPH of any misconduct and a DPH representative will follow up with that employee’s supervisor or participant’s agency regarding the misconduct.

Course Content

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