Get ready to make therapy so much easier.
Motivational Interviewing is the proven approach relied on by thousands of therapists, just like you, to ignite motivation and end the tug-of-war between your clients’ reasons to change and their reasons not to.
Whether you work with trauma, anxiety, substance abuse or a host of other issues, MI is the go-to tool that has even the toughest clients ready to take more ownership of the therapeutic process, reach goals faster, and stay better longer.
And now, in this best-selling training, you can join MI expert, author and MINT Trainer Christopher Wagner, PhD, for a complete step-by-step guide on quickly and easily bringing MI into your practice so you can walk away with tools to:
As one of the most trusted names in Motivational Interviewing, Dr. Wagner is the perfect person to teach you how to get the most out of MI and skillfully apply it in a variety of settings and scenarios, from individual therapy to group work.
You will be able to make tough therapeutic conversations more productive and maximize opportunities for lasting change from within.
Full of scripts, worksheets and helpful tips based on the real-life situations you see every day, Dr. Wagner will make MI simple to implement in a way that feels intuitive and easy to integrate with the approaches you already use.
If you want more clients committed to change, register now!
Planning Committee Disclosure - No relevant relationships
All members of the PESI, Inc. planning committee have provided disclosures of financial relationships with ineligible organizations and any relevant non-financial relationships prior to planning content for this activity. None of the committee members had relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies or other potentially biasing relationships to disclose to learners. For speaker disclosures, please see the faculty biography.
Continuing education credit information is coming soon for this live event.
Christopher C. Wagner, PhD, licensed clinical psychologist, has offered hundreds of Motivational Interviewing (MI) trainings in North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia/Oceania. In addition to focusing on clinical and theoretical advances in MI, he has also developed group applications of MI and is an author of the official Guilford series book entitled Motivational Interviewing in Groups, co-written with long-time colleague Karen Ingersoll. Dr. Wagner has been practicing MI for over 20 years, and has served in leadership positions, including the board of directors, of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT)—the leading international organization of trainers in motivational interviewing representing 40 countries across the globe.
Dr. Wagner’s experience spans across individuals with a variety of health, mental health, addiction and employment challenges throughout outpatient, inpatient, residential and corrections settings. He currently serves as an associate professor at Virginia Commonwealth University where he has focused his scholarship on expanding MI theory and practice. Dr. Wagner’s trainings are highly engaging and specialized on helping participants incorporate MI skills and strategies into their current styles of practice.
Financial: Christopher Wagner has an employment relationship with Virginia Commonwealth University. He receives royalties as a published author. Christopher Wagner receives a speaking honorarium, recording royalties and book royalties. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Christopher Wagner is a member of the American Counseling Association, the American Group Psychotherapy Association, and the American Psychological Association.
SC Motivational Interviewing: Evidence-Based Interventions to Improve Client Engagement and Accelerate Behavioral Change
Wed, Feb 07, 2024 - 08:00am to 04:00pm EST - Product Code LIP054710
Columbia, South Carolina
NC Motivational Interviewing: Evidence-Based Interventions to Improve Client Engagement and Accelerate Behavioral Change
Fri, Feb 09, 2024 - 08:00am to 04:00pm EST - Product Code LIP054710
Raleigh, North Carolina
Please note: There will be a lunch and two 15-minute breaks; one in the morning and one in the afternoon. Lunch and break times will be announced by the speaker and at their discretion. A more detailed schedule is available upon request.
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Research Limitations and Potential Risks
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