WEBINAR: Finding Ambivalence and 10 Other Things about Motivational Interviewing

February 13, 2019 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
NAADAC (National Association for Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors)

The greatest challenge using Motivational Interviewing (MI) may be finding the “true” ambivalence it’s supposed to address. The webinar is designed to assist clinicians who want to use MI effectively with clients with co-occurring disorders and use it right away.

By returning to the basics and exploring the areas of focus and evocation, each participant will learn when it’s appropriate to use MI. By helping the client reveal what they really feel two ways about, they begin to make their own arguments for change. It is particularly effective with those presenting with co-occurring disorders. Their resistance to change is often quite challenging.

Additionally, there are ten areas of MI deserving clarification. From when MI is effective and when not to what the client realizes by doing MI.

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