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The Four Processes of Motivational Interviewing

Aug 18, 2021 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

The conversations that occur between helping professionals and their clients are powerful ones, capable of supporting or inhibiting the innate change process that is alive in all of us. Learn to make your interactions with clients more satisfying and effective using The Four Fundamental Processes of Motivational Interviewing (MI): Engaging, Focusing, Evoking, and Planning. Dana will explore each of these four processes in-depth, and you’ll leave with at least three new ideas to incorporate into your practice.

Learning Objectives:

Following this presentation, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the four processes of Motivational Interviewing (MI): Engaging, Focusing, Evoking, and Planning
  2. Ask change talk focused questions to elicit intrinsic motivation for change

Dana Sturtevant Bio:

Dana Sturtevant, MS, RD is the co-founder of Be Nourished, LLC and co-creator of Body Trust®. She is a registered dietitian, educator, and trainer whose work focuses on humanizing health care, advancing health equity, and advocating for body sovereignty and food justice. A member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers since 2002, Dana travels around the country training helping professionals in communication and engagement strategies that lead to positive change. As a sought-after speaker and writer, Dana advocates for compassionate, weight-inclusive models of care and offers supervision, training, and consultation for helping professionals and health care organizations. Her work has been featured in The New York Times, Scientific American, Self, Real Simple, Huffington Post, and on the TEDx stage. Learn more at benourished.org, and follow along on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.

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August 18
10:00 am - 12:00 pm PDT
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