On-Demand CE Training
Created on 07/12/2023
This course is targeted for social workers, case managers, nurses, and counselors.
Motivational Interviewing is an ethical, effective technique for professionals in many practice settings to engage in meaningful conversations with clients to help facilitate attitude and behavior change. This workshop examines a brief definition and history, theoretical framework, style and spirit, process, and techniques of motivational interviewing. The workshop also explores how biases and diversity influences behavior and services, and provides tools for reflection, self-monitoring and regulation to manage personal values and maintain professional standards of practice. Participants will receive examples and tools for working with older adults and dealing with resistance.
By the end of the session – the participant will be able to:
Rhonda DiNovo serves as Clinical Assistant Professor, MSW Program Coordinator, and Coordinator of the Graduate Drug and Addictions Studies Certificate Program in the College of Social Work at the University of South Carolina. She teaches students important theoretical and practical approaches in interdisciplinary health and mental health, as well as principles and practices of motivational interviewing and cognitive behavior therapy. DiNovo also serves as Field Supervisor and Director of the West Columbia Outreach Program, a police social work outreach service offered through the West Columbia Police Department that provides brief screening, assessment and referral to treatment services and community resources to those in mental health and substance use crises. Prior to becoming a full-time faculty member in the College of Social Work, Rhonda served three years as Director of Substance Abuse Prevention and Education for USC and eight years as Prevention Specialist for adolescents and their families at LRADAC.
1 CREDIT HOUR APPROVED FOR:
ASWB ACE – 1 CE Credit
New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work – 1 Contact Hour
National Association for Social Worker New Jersey- 1 CE Credit
CCMC – 1 Contact Hour
California Board of Registered Nursing – 1 Contact Hour
NBCC ACEP – 1 Contact Hour
New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners – 1 Contact Hour
Please make sure to check with your own state board to ensure the transferability of CE credit for an asynchronous course. Some state boards may place restrictions regarding the modality of training required for ethics credits to be awarded. If this training indicates ethics credits are available, please verify that your state allows them to be earned through an on-demand course format.