Thursdays, Jan. 8–Feb. 19, 2015, 6–9pm (7 weeks)
Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a relatively new approach to helping people find and activate their own resources for change. In this course students will learn about the theoretical basis for MI and touch on the supporting research for the approach. Students will learn how to apply MI techniques and strategies to a variety of issues including addiction, depression and anxiety. Students will learn how to integrate MI with other theories and skill sets in a manner that is coherent and meaningful.
(One of 3 required courses for students who intend to pursue a LADAC credential) email firstname.lastname@example.org to register
Brian Serna, M.A., LPCC, LADAC, is a nationally recognized trainer in the treatment of addictions. He also facilitates workshops on improving cross-cultural counseling skills, treating co-occurring disorders, ethics and working with adolescents. He is currently the health and wellness division director for the Pueblo of Tesuque and maintains a private practice in Santa Fe