MI Tune up: Change Talk – Learn to Recognize, Elicit and Respond – 2 CEs (1.5 for ASWB after approval) self-study $25  with Tina Iler, LCSWR

Tina Iler, LCSWR

This  archived webinar offers a closer look at Change Talk and is part of our Motivational Tune Up Series which teaches specific topics to enhance proficiency of MI Core Skills.  Participants will learn to cultivate and respond to Change Talk using MI based skills highlighting the clinician’s role in encouraging and consistently responding to Change Talk in a way that promotes a conversation about change while supporting client momentum in favor of change.  Previous knowledge of MI skills is helpful but not required.

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After payment, a link to continue registration will be sent to you in the email. Cost is $25 and includes CE credit. Refunds will be given in exceptional circumstances only within a month of registration. Previous payments will be honored only within the calendar year of registration.

Learning Objectives
Participants will be able to:

  • Describe the benefits of eliciting Change Talk for the client
  • Assess client verbalization for whether it represents Change Talk
  • Explain the difference between Preparatory Change Talk and Mobilizing Change Talk
  • Describe how to respond to client Change Talk

Target audience: Social workers and other clinical professionals who work with clients with Substance Use Disorders.
Content level: Beginning to intermediate

About the author/instructor:

Tina Iler, LCSWR, is in private and agency practice in the mid-Hudson region of New York State. She has over twenty years front line experience with challenging clients. She has had extensive training in Motivational Interviewing and uses and Motivational Interviewing focus consistently with dually-diagnosed clients in in trauma-informed treatment. She is a resourceful, dynamic and creative speaker. Feedback from previous archived webinar attendees: “It was very informative and I’ve been using this framework within my practice.” -Abigail, Idaho

MI Tune up: Effective Engagement –  2CEs self-study $25 (1.5 CE for ASWB members after approval)
 with Tina Iler, LCSWR

This archived 110 minute webinar identifies and explores engagement skills as a vital component in the establishment of a collaborative and trusting working relationship with your clients. It discusses how engagement skills are vital as a relational foundation to promote client retention as well as being an essential part of the Four Foundational Processes in Motivational Interviewing.

Feedback from previous workshop attendees:  “Instructor was very clear, animated”;”… learned a ton about MI…”; “…really enjoyed the interactive learning and videos”

2019 Webinars



Course completion requirements

To earn CE credit, participants must attend the entire course as determined electronically and complete a posttest with at least 75% accuracy and an online course evaluation. Certificates of completion will be emailed within 10 business days of course completion.

Course interaction & system requirements
This recorded webinar is self-paced/non-interactive. Course questions, comments and complaints can be directed to the author by email at tina@bestpracticetrainers.org or to the Continuing Education Director Ruth Campbell at ruth@bestpracticetrainers.org or by phone at 845-255-5022 or 845-810-0022. BPTI grievance policy can be found at http://www.b-p-t-i.com/bptiorg/continuing-education/

System requirements:
Operating Systems: Windows XP or higher, MacOS9 or higher, Android 4.0 or higher
Internet browser: Internet Explorer 9.0 or higher, Google Chrome, Firefox 10.0 or higher
Broadband Internet connections: Cable, High-speed DSL & any other medium that is internet accessible.
Media viewing requirements: Adobe Reader, Flash Player, & HTML5
For technical difficulties, such as not having devices with technology which meets operating system requirements, or having difficulty with that technology, paper copies of posttests can be mailed. Other difficulties with technology may be able to be remedied by contacting helpdesk@bestpracticetrainers.org which may be able to give assistance.

NOTES: NY State Department of Education (provider # SW-0519 and MHC-0124) has authorized 2 credits for NYS LMSWs,  LCSWs, and LMHCs who take this training.  Registrants should note that only 1/3 of contact hours needed  for NY LCSWs and LMSWs can come from non-interactive web coursework.
Outside NY State: ASWB approval: Best Practice Trainers, Inc, [provider number], is not yet approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Best Practice Trainers, Inc. maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: [dates]. Social workers completing this course receive 1.5  continuing education credits.