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SUMHLC Training: Motivational Interviewing and the Stages of Change

September 19, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

This training is being sponsored by:

The Opioid Treatment Program Health Home Initiative and The Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals


The Trans-theoretical Model, commonly known as the Stages of Change, describes the states humans find themselves in as they consider, make and maintain changes. MI is a flexible communication tool kit that promotes connection, collaboration and mobilizes inner and outer resources.  This highly interactive, intermediate-level course integrates the two, provides practice in identifying the Stage of Change as it shifts and offers a menu of practical MI skills to work effectively within each stage.

CEU Information:

Social Work CEUs: This training has been approved by the National Association of Social Workers is for 3.0 continuing education units (Cross Cultural CEUs).

Chemical Dependency Professionals CEUs: This training has been approved by the RI Certification Board for 3.0 continuing education units. The RICB is an IC & RC affiliate.

Mental Health Counselors CEUs: This training has been approved by the RI Mental Health Counselors Association for 3.0 continuing education credits.

Trainer: Lisabeth Bennett, NBC-HWC, NCTTP