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Live Webinar

Motivational Interviewing: Evidence-Based Interventions to Improve Client Engagement and Accelerate Behavioral Change


Faculty:
William Matulich Ph.D., Ph.D.
Duration:
8 Hours
Format:
Audio and Video
Product Code:
LWC056265
Brochure Code:
IHW84175
Media Type:
Live Webinar

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Description

Are you frustrated with having the same client sessions over and over? Perhaps you’re watching your clients struggle with addiction, anxiety, or other mental health challenges, and your attempts to empower them to make positive changes in their lives feel like going into battle. You feel like you’re working harder than your client, and you feel like they resist everything.

You can make a significant, positive impact on your clients’ lives with Motivational Interviewing.

Motivational Interviewing (MI) has emerged over the past three decades as a leading approach for addressing a core clinical concern – motivation. When mastered, this evidence-based approach is highly effective in motivating positive change.

Better still, motivational interviewing can be used regardless of diagnosis and in conjunction with other treatment approaches.

William Matulich, Ph.D., motivational interviewing trainer and author, will teach you the skills you need to know to successfully help these clients. You’ll learn how the MI process works, how to help your clients resolve ambivalence about change, and how to effectively respond to resistance in clients. You’ll leave this seminar confident and with the strategies you need to treat your clients with depression, anxiety disorders, addictive behaviors and other clinical issues.

Escape the pattern of struggling with clients, and instead evoke your clients’ own motivation to change!

Credits


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NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate (participant will be able to print the certificate of completion after completing and passing the on-line post-test evaluation). 

Continuing Education Information: Listed below are the continuing education credit(s) currently available for this live interactive webcast. This webcast is a broadcast of a live event. You will be able to type questions to the speaker. The speaker will see the questions and address them during the presentation as time allows. Please note, your state licensing board dictates whether web based activities are an acceptable form of continuing education. Please refer to your state rules and regulations. If your profession is not listed, please contact your licensing board to determine your continuing education requirements and check for reciprocal approval. For other credit inquiries not specified below, please contact cepesi@pesi.com or 800-844-8260 before the event.

Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of your profession.  As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your profession's standards.

The planning committee and staff who controlled the content of this activity have no relevant financial relationships to disclose. For speaker disclosures, please see speaker bios.

CE Information is based on 100% attendance.


Addiction Counselors

NAADAC

This course has been approved by PESI, Inc., as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for 6.0 CE in the Counseling Services skill group. NAADAC Provider #77553. PESI, Inc. is responsible for all aspects of their programming. Full attendance is required; no partial credit will be awarded for partial attendance. 


Wisconsin Counselors

CE credit is available. This course consists of 6.0 continuing education clock hours for Wisconsin Counselors. The Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services (MPSW 19) confirms acceptance of continuing education programs relevant to counseling that are approved by NAADAC. This course has been approved by PESI, Inc., as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for 6.0 CE in the Counseling Services skill group. NAADAC Provider #77553. PESI, Inc. is responsible for all aspects of their programming.


Marriage & Family Therapists

This activity consists of 380 minutes of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the activity advertisement, the certificate of completion you receive from the activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements. 


Wisconsin Psychologists

CE credit is available. This course consists of 6.0 continuing education credit hours for Wisconsin Psychologists. The State of Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services under Wis. Administrative Code Chapter PSY 4 confirms acceptance of continuing education programs relevant to psychology by providers that are approved for Category 1 AMA credit. This live activity is certified for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ by PESI as an accredited ACCME provider authorized to award credit by the AMA. PESI, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


Psychologists & Physicians

Physicians: PESI, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. PESI, Inc. designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Psychologists: The following state psychologist boards recognize activities sponsored by PESI, Inc. as an approved ACCME provider: Alaska, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Wisconsin. This activity consists of 6.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Certificates of attendance will be issued for you to submit to your state licensing board to recognize for continuing education credit.


Social Workers

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Other Professions

This activity qualifies for 380 continuing education minutes as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your activity advertisement and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements. 



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Faculty

William Matulich Ph.D. Related seminars and products: 2


Dr. Bill Matulich is a clinical psychologist in San Diego, California. He has over 20 years' experience as a teacher, researcher and clinician working with clients in a variety of settings including mental health clinics, hospitals, private practice and homeless shelters. Dr. Matulich worked for the United States Navy, the Veterans Administration, prison systems and lectured at several universities. He is a member of the international network of Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT) and has taught Motivational Interviewing workshops and classes to teachers, counselors, case managers, correctional staff, psychologists, interns, substance abuse counselors, nurses and other professionals. Dr. Matulich received his B.A. degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara, M.A. degree from California State University, San Diego and his Ph.D. from California School of Professional Psychology, San Diego.

 

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: William Matulich maintains a private practice. He receives royalties as a self-published author. Dr. Matulich receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: William Matulich is a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT).


Objectives

  1. Describe how to combine person-centered and strategic components to improve clinical outcomes using MI in a positive and supportive way.
  2. Model how the four processes and OARs skills of MI help reduce client ambivalence and empower change.
  3. Explore ways to elicit, recognize and respond to “change talk” to improve treatment outcomes.
  4. Develop clinical strategies for working effectively with clients who are resistant to change.
  5. Explain ways that MI can enhance the effectiveness of other existing therapeutic approaches.
  6. Choose how to effectively use MI to help alleviate symptoms of anxiety, depression and addictive behaviors.

Outline

Motivational Puzzles: Why People Don’t Do What’s Best for Themselves
  • Redefine motivation as an interactive state
  • Utilize three components of change
  • Desire for and fear of change in therapy
  • Ambivalence across the stages of change
  • How ambivalence becomes resistance
  • The spirit of MI
Core MI Processes to Cultivate Change
  • Engaging: The Relational Foundation
    • Partnership – the core relationship
    • ”Dancing” vs. “wrestling”
    • Avoid the “expert” role
    • Foster client autonomy
    • The core skills of MI
  • Focusing: The Strategic Decision
    • Match your agenda to the client’s goals & priorities
    • Help clients develop a direction for change
    • Guiding vs. directing or following
    • Help clients find freedom
    • How to prioritize multiple presenting issues & concerns
  • Evoking: Preparation for Change
    • The key ingredient of MI
    • Preparatory vs. mobilizing change talk
    • Elicit importance, confidence & readiness for change
    • Acceptance & empathy as tools for eliciting change talk
    • Help clients align values and behavior
    • Aid clients in levering strengths
    • Build momentum toward change
  • Planning: Commitment to Change
    • How and when to plan
    • Information exchange to aid in plan development
    • The “Dos” and “Don’ts” of giving advise
MI Tools for Anxiety: Inspire Clients to Engage in Previously Avoided Behaviors
  • MI strategies to strengthen collaboration
  • How to challenge “the way I’ve always done it” thinking
  • Interventions to break familiar, anxiety-inducing patterns
  • Combine MI with cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT)
MI & Depression: Boost Your Clients’ Resilience, Self-Worth & Self-Efficacy
  • Overcoming ambivalence in depression
  • Friends & family: Help clients learn to filter well-intentioned advice
  • Accept, acknowledge, empathize
  • Help clients reframe therapeutic tasks
  • MI & crisis intervention
Substance Use and Addictive Behaviors: MI Strategies to Catalyze Change and Reach Recovery Goals
  • What makes live worth living?
  • Avoid pushback: Emphasizing choice
  • Substance use
  • Other addictive/compulsive behaviors
  • Using MI in conjunction with the 12 steps
Research Limitations and Potential Risks

Target Audience

  • Counselors
  • Social Workers
  • Psychologists
  • Case Managers
  • Addiction Counselors
  • Therapists
  • Marriage & Family Therapists
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Occupational Therapy Assistants
  • Nurses
  • Other Mental Health Professionals
  • Probation/Parole Officers

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