Clinical Supervision Refresher Special Topics: Motivational Interviewing for Supervisors: IN-PERSON CLASS (Vegas)

This one-day in-person workshop, Using Motivational Interviewing in Clinical Supervision, is designed to introduce supervisors to integrating the spirit and skills of motivational interviewing within the context of working with interns. Throughout the workshop, Supervisors will practice building and maintaining a collaborative and strong supervisory working alliance while promoting high standards of counselor skills. Additionally, Supervisors will gain an understanding of basic proficiency standards for micro-skills based on research and a brief introduction to coding to provide data-based/coded feedback to interns.

By the end of this workshop, supervisors will have gained at least three MI-consistent skills for providing feedback to interns:

  • Deliver advice in ways that reduce intern defensiveness,

  • Support intern autonomy when setting a requirement, and

  • Ability to give interns an opportunity to integrate and understand feedback as well as develop skills in titrated practice.

Please Note: Prior Motivational Interviewing experience is not required, but supervisors will benefit from this workshop most if they have basic and advanced MI training working with clients.

Presented by: Mary Minten, PhD, MFT, CST

Dr. Minten holds a doctorate in counseling from Oregon State University. This degree focuses on advanced clinical practice, supervision, teaching, and research. She has a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology. This degree focused on diagnosis and treatment of mental health concerns, counseling theory and techniques, as well as relationship concerns.

Dr. Minten is committed to diversity and social change including ongoing work in advocacy and training for disability, race, age, gender/gender identity, sexual and affectional orientation, documentation status, and class.

Her additional training includes a post-graduate certificate program in Marriage and Family Therapy and a second post-graduate certificate in Sex Therapy. She has a specialization in LGBTIQIAP/ GRSM families and relationshipps. She is a member of AASECT (American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors, and Therapists), AAMFT (American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists), and she is a KAP (Kink Aware Professional). She has advanced training in sexual health, relational health, prevention and wellness for relationships, evidence-based modalities such as Emotion-Focused Therapy, motivational interviewing, Gottman Method (Certified), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Systemic and Existential Therapy, and EMDR. She brings to her work an in-depth understanding of techniques to deepen creativity. She has worked as an ally and activist since 1995 to support diversity in our communities and move toward social change across social privilege categories.

Location: University of Nevada, Reno Extension , 8050 Paradise Rd. Las Vegas, NV 89123, USA

Continuing Education Units: 6 CEUs

Friday, June 14 at 9:00 am to 4:30 pm

University of Nevada, Reno Extension 8050 Paradise Rd. Las Vegas, NV 89123, USA

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