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Presenter(s): Angela Colistra, PhD, MS, BS, LPC, CAADC, CCS, Assistant Clinical Professor, Counseling and Family Therapy Department, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA
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Webinar description: Many techniques have been tried over time to see what is most effective in treating patients with Substance Use Disorders. Motivational Interviewing has been quite effective in not only treating these clients but many other clients with other chronic illnesses as well. This webinar will discuss Motivational Enhancement Techniques to assist clinicians in treating patients with opioid substance use disorders.
- Discuss and apply the basic principles of motivational enhancements techniques such as expressing empathy, developing discrepancies, rolling with resistance, and supporting self-efficacy.
- Review the styles and traps of using the motivational enhancement techniques and how to recognize and avoid falling into the common practitioner traps with patients.
- Explore and understand integration of these skills into primary care practices.
Continuing education information: This course has been approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing through The American Association of Nurse Attorneys (TAANA), provider #CEP16785, for a maximum of 1.00 Nursing Contact Hour. The licensee must retain this document for a period of four (4) years after the course concludes.