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Registration: $99

Lunch is not included.
Approved for 6 NASW and 6 LADC CEUS

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Monday, June 22, 2015
Time: 10:00AM to 5:00PM

161 South Beech Street, Manchester, NH 03103
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Motivational Interviewing: Advancing the Practice

mi-graphicOn Monday, June 22, the NH Coalition to End Homelessness will host the “Motivational Interviewing: Advancing the Practice” training.  Participants of the training will further their exploration in techniques and strategies for Motivational Interviewing (MI).  Participants will hone their MI skills, followed by an in-depth look at new effective approaches in the treatment of substance users, dual-diagnosis, and creative ways of integrating these approaches in an effective therapeutic intervention.  Participants will learn about using change talk/change theory to elicit a client’s own resources and will also learn how MI overlaps with other therapeutic methods.


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Participants in this training willl:

  • Refine and hone their skills in basic MI;
  • Learn new approaches in the treatment of substance users;
  • Learn how to encourage clients’ intrinsic motivations to promote treatment and recovery;
  • Understand how change talk/change theory can evoke a client’s own resources;
  • Discover how to integrate MI with other treatment approaches; and,
  • Learn how to challenge clients through role play and discussion.

Who Should Attend

Staff and supervisors in the following fields:

  • Early childhood educators
  • Primary early education providers
  • Child care services
  • School counselors
  • Homeless liaisons
  • Community services
  • Social workers
  • Mental healthcare
  • Housing services
  • Homeless services
  • Veteran services
  • Child and family services
  • Public healthcare
  • Clinical services
  • Case management services
  • General practice therapy
  • Addiction therapy
  • Intake and outreach work
  • Home visiting services

Continuing Education Credits

This training is approved for 6 LADC and 6 NASW continuing education credits.

Trainer Bios

Stephen R. Andrew

Stephen R. Andrew, LCSW, LADC, CCS, CGP, is a storyteller, trainer and the Chief Energizing Officer of Health Education Training Institute. He maintains a compassion focused private practice in Portland, Maine USA where he also facilitates a variety of young person, men’s, co-ed, couples and caregiver groups.

Stephen is a member of the International Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT) since 2003. He is a MIA-STEP trainer (Motivational Interviewing Assessment; Supervisor Training Program) for the New England ATTC since 2007. Stephen has been Motivational Interviewing Treatment Integrity trained and has over 100 hours of training in Motivational Interviewing.  Stephen provides coaching and training domestically and internationally (Singapore, China, Holland, Sweden, Turkey & UK) for social service agencies, health-care providers, substance use counselors, criminal justice and other groups on motivational interviewing, addiction, co-occurring disorders, counseling theory, “challenging” adolescents, supervision and ethics for care professionals, men’s work and the power of group work, as well as supervising a coding/ coaching laboratory and training for Motivational Interviewing.

Stephen is the proud father of a 17 year-old son, Sebastian, and co-author of Game Plan: A Man’s Guide to Achieving Emotional Fitness.

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