Workshops

Motivational Interviewing: Foundations of Motivational Interviewing

ID: 1008WEB

This webinar is a review of motivational interviewing’s basic concepts and an update on changes made to the model over the past decade, including new research and insights. You will learn how Motivational Interviewing's emphasis on change talk makes it a unique and versatile tool for clinicians. By the end of the webinar you will learn tangible skills for eliciting change talk with you clients. *Please register at least one hour before the webinar starts, so you have time to receive your login information via email. *This is a full-day webinar. Attendees must attend the full-day to receive a certificate of completion.


Fee: $110.00
Continuing Ed. Hours (CEH): 5.5 Clinical

Instructor: Bernard Showers, DSW, LCSW
Date: Tuesday, April 23, 2024
Time: 9:30 am - 3:30 pm ET
Location: Live Interactive Online Webinar


Target Audience

Social Workers and Allied Health Professionals

Content Level

Beginner - Advanced

Webinar Completion Requirements

To earn CE credit, social workers must log in at the scheduled time, attend the entire course and complete an online course evaluation. Certificates of completion will be emailed within 10 business days of course completion.

System Requirements

  • Operating Systems: Windows XP or higher, MacOS 9 or higher, Android 4.0 or higher
  • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 9.0 or higher, Google Chrome, Firefox 10.0 or higher
  • Broadband Internet connection: Cable, High-speed DSL & any other medium that is internet accessible.

About the Instructor

Bernard Showers, DSW, LCSW, is an Adjunct Professor at Shippensburg University. Dr. Showers has over ten years of experience as a licensed social worker. He provides therapy for a variety of ages and presenting problems; however, he specializes in the treatment of substance use disorders, co-occurring disorders, and anxiety of depression. He employs an eclectic approach to therapy utilizing a variety of evidence-based practices including Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. In addition to Motivational Interviewing, Dr. Showers has developed, presented, and published several continuing education workshops in the areas of : family involvement in substance use treatment, ASAM criteria, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, and group therapy.

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