Tuesday, September 21, 2021


Motivational Interviewing

Monday, September 20, 8:00 AM » Tuesday, September 21, 5:00 PM

Motivational Interviewing

DOC Central Office - Helena

Instructor(s): Jim Pagels

September 20-21, 2021          Monday-Tuesday
8:00am-5:00pm (each day)

DOC Central Office                Basement Classroom
5 S Last Chance Gulch   
Helena MT                 

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

This class is a Pre-Requisite for MORRA Training


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.