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Motivational Interviewing

Wednesday, September 30, 8:00 AM » Thursday, October 1, 5:00 PM

Motivational Interviewing

Montana Highway Patrol Office-Great Falls

Instructors: Jim Pagels & Tanya Racki

Date-Time-Location:
September 30-October 1, 2020        Wednesday-Thursday
8:00am-5:00pm (each day)

Montana Highway Patrol Office
812 14th Street N
Great Falls MT                 

To Register Contact:
Jim Pagels
(406) 916-8304
JPagels@mt.gov

This class is a Pre-Requisite for MORRA Training

Purpose

To provide practitioners, who are working with resistive, chemically dependent or criminal populations, with specific knowledge, skills and techniques to more effectively reduce offender resistance, increase offender motivation to change, and reduce individual criminal risk.

The specific areas that will be examined are:

Effective interventions with this population

Human factors related to resistance to change

Communication techniques designed to increase motivation

“Stages of Change” as it applies in corrections

Basic Communication Skills

Who should attend: This course is designed for correctional professionals with direct contact with offenders on a regular basis, particularly those with supervisory authority over offenders.