Virtual: Advanced Clinical Workshop in Motivational Interviewing

Sponsor: New Hampshire Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association

A 10 Hour Training with Scott Boyles

July 8 & 9, 2021

8:30 am -3:00pm (daily)

PRESENTATION: This 2-day Advanced Clinical Workshop in Motivational Interviewing is designed for people who have previously attended an introductory MI workshop. The goal of this workshop is to consolidate learning, build on existing skills and increase understanding of using motivational interviewing in practice.  As a result of this training participants will be able to:

  • Discuss ways to develop discrepancy between goals and current behavior; 
  • Use strategies to explore, and resolve ambivalence to change;
  • Demonstrate the ability to elicit, recognize and reinforce “change talk”;
  • Differentiate and practice simple and complex reflections;
  • Review and practice specific techniques to increase client motivation;
  • Practice formulating and using evocative questions; and
  • Be able to recognize and identify MI skills through observation, practice and real plays.

PRESENTER: Scott Boyles is a licensed addiction counselor, MINT trainer and the Senior National Training Director for Train for Change Inc.® Mr. Boyles has spent more than three decades in the behavioral health field and has many years of experience working with the ASAM Criteria. Mr. Boyles is one of the original early adopters of the ASAM criteria, starting in 1991.Before becoming a full-time trainer, Mr. Boyles used the criteria professionally as a counselor and director. From 2007-2011, Mr. Boyles also served as a member of the ASAM Steering Committee for the ASAM Patient Placement Criteria. He also spent many years as a site reviewer, monitoring programs’ application of the criteria. Mr. Boyles’ experience at all levels of service and observation has enabled him to understand trainees’ needs in both education and application at different levels of the service system. Since 1993, he has trained more than 8,000 people in proper use of the criteria. Mr. Boyles has passion and expertise in system-change approaches to support effective implementation and use of the ASAM criteria. He is well-known for his information, engaging, and entertaining trainings, which include practical, real-world applications. 

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Event Details

July 8, 2021
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
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