MI Tune up: Change Talk – Learn to Recognize, Elicit and Respond – 2 CEs self-study webinar $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.See other course considerations on the first page.

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, mental health and dually diagnosed clients, and clinicians who are working with someone who wants to change.
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 is the Social Work consultant for the BPTI Continuing Education group and the BPTI contact person for continuing education in New Jersey. She has over 25 years experience in direct practice with clients with mental health and substance use disorders.  She is passionate about Motivational Interviewing and trains extensively in MI. As well, she has been trained by the Beck Institute in CBT and the Linehan Institute for DBT and mindfulness.  In her individual therapy, she provides compassionate support to work towards developing coping skills for healthier choices, improved self care, and building resilience to live life with greater ease and acceptance of past or present circumstances. As a trainer, she is resourceful, dynamic and creative. 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
 with Tina Iler, LCSWR

This archived 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”

Learning Objectives
Participants will be able to:

  • Describe the Spirit of Motivational Interviewing and explain why it’s important
    Describe 4 clinical MI skills that improve client engagement into treatment
    Identify 3 Clinician Disengagement traps identified in Motivational Interviewing
    Describe one way in which a clinician can respond to discord in a session

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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.