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Monday, May 3, 2021

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Motivational Interviewing

Monday, May 3, 8:00 AM » Tuesday, May 4, 5:00 PM

Motivational Interviewing

Missoula Probation & Parole Office

Instructor(s): Jim Pagels

  Date-Time-Location:
  May 3-4, 2021                                    Monday-Tuesday
  8:00am-5:00pm (each day)

  Missoula P&P Office
  1801 Stephens Ave    
  Missoula MT                 

  To Register Contact:
  Geri Mason
  (406) 415-6307          GMason@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.