Techniques for Supervisors – Observation, Evaluation and Coaching of Contact Level Staff for Improving and Sustaining Motivational Interviewing Skills
Featuring: Michelle L. Boudreaux, LMSW. Michelle has been in the mental health field since 1996 and her career provided treatment to adolescents in residential settings and to their families, and then moved into providing services to adults with severe mental illness and co-occurring disorders. Michelle provided/supervised evidence-based treatment services such as: DBT, IDDT, MI, FPE, IHC, IPS for over eleven years. Contractually, Michelle provides consultation services related to IDDT, MI, DBT, IPS, MIFAST IDDT and DBT fidelity review teams.
In this training the goal is to provide supervisors of contact level staff with an easy format to use while observing practice. The format will provide them with opportunities to enhance and sustain a high level of Motivational Interviewing Skills among the practitioners that they oversee. Participants will be able to: Participants will be able to: 1. Demonstrate the three stages of strength-based feedback for enhancing and sustaining Motivational Interviewing Skills; 2. Score Motivational Interviewing Practitioner Performance using an MI assessment tool such as: MIA-STEP, VASE-R; and 3. Identify Practitioner use of 10 Motivational Interviewing Competencies..
Who Should Attend? This event is sponsored by the adult mental health block grant and is intended for persons who serve adults ONLY through the mental health and substance abuse provider network. Supervisors of contact level staff/practitioners such as case managers, supports coordinators, therapists, crisis workers, and Peer Support Specialist in the state of Michigan at the intermediate or advanced level of practice.
Overnight Accommodations: Ramada Saginaw Hotel and Suites – 3325 Davenport Ave. Saginaw, MI 48602 – Call (989)-793-7900 and mention Michigan Association of Community Mental Health group block for $75.00/night rate. Training located at Horizon Conference Center – 6200 State St. Saginaw, MI 48603 – Free parking