Building Skills in Motivational Interviewing (3 CE’s)

Presented by Ken Kraybill, MSW
February 7th,  1:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Instructional Level

More information coming soon.

Course Description and Target Audience

Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a “collaborative conversation style for strengthening a person’s own motivation and commitment to change.” This evidence-based approach is relevant for practitioners of all disciplines in health and human services. In this half-day training, participants will learn about the mindset and heart-set of this approach, the four processes that guide MI conversations, the core interviewing skills of MI, and how to recognize change talk.

The target audience is mental health providers (advanced doctoral level psychology trainees, psychologists in practice, master’s level clinicians, etc). There are no known risks associated with this presentation.

Learning Objectives

  • Attendees will be able to describe the four elements of the mindset and heart-set of MI.
  • Attendees will be able to explain the four processes that guide motivational conversations.
  • Attendees will be able to provide examples of two core interviewing skills used in MI.
  • Attendees will be able to demonstrate how to recognize change talk

Presenter Information

Ken Kraybill, MSW, has a bachelor’s degree from Goshen College and an M.S.W. from the University of Washington. He has worked in health, behavioral health, and homelessness/housing for over 30 years. He is a Senior Associate at the Center for Social Innovation and Director of Training for t3 (think. teach. transform.). For the past 18 years, drawing upon his direct service and supervisory experience, Ken has developed various curricula in best practices. He provides onsite and online training nationally on Motivational Interviewing, supervision, outreach and engagement, tenancy support, trauma-informed care, and renewal for care providers. Ken has an MSW from the University of Washington in Seattle and an undergraduate degree from Goshen College in Indiana.

Location and Costs

$55.00 – Regular registration fee
$41.25 – Consortium Affiliate
No Charge – NPTC Director or Supervisor

*Credit card charges are subject to an additional fee.
** Group rates may be available; contact Katherine Dixon to request consideration.

The presentation will be offered at the HealthPoint Administration Office 955 Powell Avenue SW, Renton, Washington 98057

*National Psychology Training Consortium (NPTC) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. NPTC maintains responsibility for this program and its content.