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Motivational Interviewing Part 3
Kris Bengford, ACBSW, CADC

Fri, 10 May, 2013 8:45 AM - 12:00 PM

This workshop is intended to provide advanced clinical information on Motivational Interviewing, which is a treatment approach that helps clients move through the stanges of change and find the internal motivation to change what is not working for them in their lives.  This M.I. training is part of a national effort to use evidence-based practice in substance abuse counseling. 

At the completion of this workshop participants will be able to:

  • Describe M.I. as a way of being with people
  • Describe stages of change and how to help our clients move through them
  • Describe how certain behaviors on our part can increase resistance in our clients
  • Identify clinical strategies used in M.I.
  • Develop ways of communicating in a more productive way

Kris Bengford, ACBSW, CADC, has over 15 years of experience in the therapy field.  She has provided this training numberous times across the state of Iowa and is recognized as an M.I.N.T. trainer.  She is currently a therapist at Jackson Recovery Centers.

Continuing Education Units (CEU's):
This program has been approved for 3 hours of Continuing Education with IBC for Iowa Substance Abuse Counselors and meets the requirements for 3 hours of continuing Social Work education through the Iowa Board of Social Work Examiners. 

Location: 800 5th Street
Sioux City, IA 51101
Fees: $35
Contact: Call (712) 234-2308 with a credit card number or send $35 check to:
Jackson Recovery Centers
800 5th Street, Suite 200
Sioux City, IA 51101
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