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The Spirit of Communication in Native American Communities: Using Motivational Interviewing, Session 1

August 5, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Part of a 10-hour Motivational Interviewing class that will be held in 2-hour sessions on a weekly basis for 5 weeks. Training objectives for family home visiting staff include:

  • Learn how to help families increase motivation related to their goals and identify barriers to growth.
  • Gain helpful tools that can guide participants to reach their goals.
  • Introduction to Motivational Interviewing concepts such as: focusing on growing opportunities, recognizing change talk and feeling out of balance (ambivalence), adjusting to resistance, and supporting confidence and hope.

*This is a closed event and only available to those that applied ahead of time. Please reach out to megan-dotson@uiowa.edu with any questions.




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