(Webinar) Difficult to Engage Clients: Overcoming Resistance with Motivational Interviewing

Date: July 30, 2020 Price: $35.00 Time: 9:00am-11:00am CEUs: 2.0 Class Type: Classroom
Level: Intermediate Instructor: Mary Jane Creely MS, APRN Domain(s): 5,6,4,7,12 Domain Chart

This training is being offered by: 

The Opioid Treatment Program Health Home Initiative with support from The Substance Use and Mental Health Leadership Council of RI

Important Announcement:

This training is only being offered in a virtual format through Zoom platform. This will not be held in-person. The Zoom details, materials, and pre-test information will be emailed one (1) week prior to the training date.


This training provides an overview of client engagement styles as well as resistance to change. The 'Stages of Changes' are explored and defined with behavioral examples. Use of the Evidence Based Practice of Motivational Interviewing is outlined as an approach to change management. The attendees will have an opportunity to practice 'Change Talk' with several scenarios. Discussion of application to community based care and outpatient settings will be conducted in the wrap-up.

Continuing Education Credits:

Nursing CEUs: This activity has been approved by the Northeast Multi-State Division to award 2.0 contact hours.

The Northeast Multi-State Division is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Maine, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, Vermont Nurses Association are members of the Northeast Multi-State Division of the American Nurses Association.

Social Worker CEUsThis training has been approved by the National Association of Social Workers for 2.0 continuing education credits

Chemical Dependency Professionals CEUsThis training has been approved by the RI Certification Board for 2.0 continuing education credits (The RICB is an IC&RC affiliate).

Please Note: A pre-test is required to be taken before the training. In order to receive a training certificate, each participant must complete a post-test, and training evaluation within ten (10) days of completing the training.  Instructions will be provided to the email address that you register with. Thank you.