Motivational Interviewing Part I: Revitalizing the Therapeutic Relationship
From our 2008-2009 Child Care and Youth Work Practice Series, ‘Motivational Interviewing: Revitalizing the Therapeutic Relationship Part I’ helps participants:
- Understand the theory of Motivational Interviewing
- Learn how Motivational Interviewing supports behavior change in clients
- Understand how to implement the Motivational Interviewing technique in their work
In Part II, participants will watch a video and hear critiques of technique.
Presenter Hector Sapien, a clinical social worker (LCSW), began his career as a childcare worker in residential treatment and psychiatric hospital settings. He later moved into supervisory, management, and administrative positions, working in a variety of areas, including therapeutic recreation, therapeutic foster care, community mental health centers, and national social service advocacy. He has consulted in risk management, quality assurance, and new program start-ups, including designing, implementing, monitoring, and maintaining programs for diverse populations and recruiting, training, and retaining competent staff.