Dr. Robert Gallen will discuss the principles of motivational interviewing and how they can support Service Coordinators and Service Providers in coaching families to enact changes they would like to see in their families. The course addresses some of the more challenging situations families face including addiction, mental illness, intellectual disability of caregivers, coping with a child’s diagnosis, and homelessness. The training includes interactive practice with strategies to improve communication skills when receiving and sharing information in difficult situations.
Topic Area: Family and Community Relations
Contact Hours: 6
Formats: Facilitated Webinar
Skill Level: Implementation
Topics: Other Trainings
Continuing Education Options: DODD Developmental Specialist, DODD Service Coordination and Supervisors of SC., Ohio Infant Family Affiliate Level I, Ohio Infant Family Practitioner Level II, Ohio Infant Mental Health Practitioner Level III