Our Navigator personally answers questions and talks with you about resources that may be available in the community to meet your individualized needs. If you have any questions about our programs or services, or aren't sure what you need, contact our Service Navigator, Rachel Arruda, and we will get in touch with you as soon as possible.
Friday, April 20, 2018 • 10:00am-3:00pm • Needham, MA
Trainers: Rachel Weidenfeld, MSW, MPH
5.0 CEU’s offered for both LMHC’s and LICSW’s • $125 registration fee
This session introduces participants to an essential tool for anyone struggling to make changes to their behavior, including around substance use, treatment adherence, and other challenging issues. It includes discussion of the Stages of Change, practice exploring client motivation and the factors that may keep people in unhealthy patterns, harm reduction and its strategies, and techniques to assist clients in recognizing their reasons and readiness to change. Finally, this session incorporates training on the Brief Negotiated Interview, an evidence-based intervention that has been shown to be an effective tool for brief sessions on behavior change.