Rhonda DiNovo, LMSW, MSW, ADC-IP, Clinical Assistant Professor, MSW Program Coordinator, College of Social Work – University of South Carolina
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 practice approaches in interdisciplinary health and mental health, as well as principles and practices of motivational interviewing and cognitive behavior therapy. Professor 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 crisis. 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.
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Continuing Education Credits
ASWB ACE – 1 CE Credit
New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work – 1 Contact Hour
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
Attendance or applied credit certificate available for other credentials.
Please make sure to check with your own state board to ensure the transferability of CE credits.
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.
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