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Motivational Interviewing Training, Spring 2018

Join the Office of Wellbeing in a FREE 2-day Introduction to Motivational Interviewing training on January 11 and 12 from 9am-3pm (1 hour break for lunch each day).
Space is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis to WFU students, faculty and staff.

Participants must register for both days of this training.
Motivational interviewing is an evidence-based, collaborative, goal-oriented style of communication with particular attention to the language of change. It is designed to strengthen personal motivation for and commitment to a specific goal by eliciting and exploring the person’s own reasons for change within an atmosphere of acceptance and compassion. (Motivational Interviewing: Helping People Change. William R Miller, PhD, Stephen Rollnick, PhD. Guilford Press, Sep 2012.)
Participants will receive a certificate of completion for successful completion of this training. No continuing education credits will be offered for this training.

Dimensions enhanced:
Social: The focus of Motivational Interviewing on the dynamics of interaction and communication in the context of supporting behavior change leads to enhanced communication skills that participants can apply to a wide array of relationships.
Occupational: As an evidence-based intervention to support behavior change, Motivational Interviewing has applicability to enhance particpants’ skills in a wide array of occupations including faculty, advisors, peer educators, student leaders, conduct staff, healthcare staff, student life administrators and more.

PLEASE NOTE: Registration is required for this event. Use the "Register" link on this page.

Thursday, January 11 at 9:00am to 3:00pm

Reynolds Gymnasium, A330
1834 Wake Forest Road Winston-Salem, NC 27106

Event Type

Training & Professional Development


Professional Development Center, Administrative

Target Audience

Faculty, Staff, Students


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