LPCC, NCC, Doctoral Candidate, Grace to Glory Counseling & Refuge for Women
This workshop will give an overview on trauma-informed care and prioritizing safety and trust, then follow up with a deep dive in Motivational Interviewing (MI). MI is a tool that assists helpers to address the challenges faced when meeting victims and survivors where they are in their own motivation for change. Key components of this session will include: a) describing the mind-
set of MI; b) key aspects of MI; and c) training/teaching session participants listening skills, asking open questions, and helping clients explore and identify values and goals.