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The Use of Mirroring and Reflecting in Motivational Interviewing

06/25/2019 - 9:30am
All Chicago, 651 W. Washington, Suite 504, Chicago, IL 60661

Trainer: Melanie Kinley, BA, has worked in the field of mental health for 33 years and has provided training and consultation for the last 20 years. She is currently a trainer/consultant at Thresholds, Chicago, Illinois, where her trainings focus on clinical topics and practitioner skills. She has provided training for the State of Illinois Department of Human Services and Department of Corrections, the Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association (PRA), NAMI Illinois and Chicago, the Texas Behavioral Health Association and the Florida Council on Community Mental Health among other organizations. In 2014, she received the LeRoy Spaniol Educator Award from PRA.

Description: This training session (The Use of Mirroring and Reflecting in Motivational Interviewing) focuses specifically on reflective listening skills, providing background on the power of reflection over questions. Participants will learn the difference between a simple and complex reflection, overstatement, double-sided reflection and the use of reflections to elicit change talk and weaken sustain talk. Vignettes and role plays will be included.

Objectives:
1. Identify the 4 different types of reflection
2. Identify 3 benefits of reflection instead of other responses
3. Identify and practice affirming, validating and normalizing reflections
4. Identify and practice summary reflections

This training is for counselors, social workers, mental health and substance use professionals.

Fee: The training is $15.00 and CEUs are available at a charge to the participant. The cost for CoC Members is $15 per CEU hour, and for Non-CoC Members, it is $20 per CEU hour.

Fee For Non-CEUs: The cost to attend this training is $15.00. Use code MI015 at checkout. Payment Instructions for attending with CEU’s- Click on "PayPal" in the payment window (at the top next to "Credits") and then click on "Got a Coupon?" Enter code: "MI015" Then click on "Checkout." You can pay with a Credit Card using PayPal even if you do not have a PayPal account.

For Member CEU cost and instructions:
The cost to attend this training with CEU’s is $45.00 for CoC Members plus $15.00 training fee ($60.00). Payment Instructions for attending with CEU’s- Click on "PayPal" in the payment window (at the top next to "Credits") and then click on "Got a Coupon?" Enter code: "MI045" Then click on "Checkout." You can pay with a Credit Card using PayPal even if you do not have a PayPal account.

For Non- CEU Members cost and instructions:
The cost to attend this training for CEU’s for Non- CoC Members is $60.00 plus $15.00 training fee ($75.00) Payment Instructions for attending with CEU’s- Click on "PayPal" in the payment window (at the top next to "Credits") and then click on "Checkout." You can pay with a Credit Card using PayPal even if you do not have a PayPal account.

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