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DC Victim Assistance Academy: Motivational Interviewing Training

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441 4th Street NW
One Judiciary Square
Old Council Chambers, 1st Floor

Motivational Interviewing is a set of techniques used to help clients find the internal motivation to make positive decisions and behavior changes. It is a practical, empathetic, and short-term process that takes into consideration how difficult it is to make life changes.

Participants will become familiar with the following: 

  • Understand and discuss the main concepts and philosophy associated with motivational interviewing and stages of change. 
  • Implement motivational intervening interventions and techniques with client population being served.
  • Use Stages of Change to conceptualize client cases and apply appropriate Motivational Intervening interventions.

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