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Suicide Prevention Through The Use of Motivational Interviewing (On Demand-No CE)

Started Mar 4, 2021


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PLEASE NOTE: No CE or certificate are available in this free version of the course.

This course will present key concepts of motivational interviewing, its theoretical foundation and its use as a suicide prevention technique. This training will be led by Mallori DeSalle, MA, LMHC, NCC, CMHC, CPS, MATS, Program Manager of the Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment Program of Prevention Insights at the Indiana University School of Public Health.

Public health professionals including nurses, local health department professionals and mental health professionals.

Learning Objectives
• Define Motivational Interviewing (MI) and introduce key concepts of MI. (CHES Area of Responsibility 3.3.2)
• Discuss ambivalence as a barrier to change. (1.5.3)
• Distinguish uses for directive, listening and guiding communication styles. (1.5.1)
• Apply motivational interviewing to psychological problems and suicide (prevention). (3.3.2)

Mallori DeSalle, MA, LMHC, NCC, CMHC, CPS, MATS
The Region V Public Health Training Center is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UB6HP31684 Public Health Training Centers ($924,899). This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.
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