Motivational Interviewing in Social Work Practice

$15.00 | CEU Hours:5.00 | Intermediate

CEU Course Description

Motivational interviewing allows the client to be in charge of determining the changes that need to take place in their life and provides a way of enabling the client to talk themselves into making such changes.  This CEU course explores how motivational interviewing can be used by social workers and gives case examples illustrating the skills and techniques needed to be successful with clients.

Available in ebook, hardcover, and paperback.
Author:  Melinda Hohman, PhD, MSW.  (2016).  The Guilford Press.
(This course is NOT in any way endorsed or certified by the author of the book used for its creation)

CEU Course Objectives

1.  Discuss how to support clients with self-efficacy.

2.  Enumerate the limitations of motivational interviewing.

3.  Investigate when motivational interviewing should not be used.

4.  Examine what professionals should be cautious of when giving information.

5.  Describe the “spirit” of motivational interviewing.

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