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Motivational Interviewing with Cultural Competency
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February 21, 9:00 AM

Motivational Interviewing with Cultural Competency and Trauma-Informed Care



Hearing our Consumers Voice is a full day training in which attendees learn not only the skills of Motivational Interviewing but the impact culture plays on defining mental illness and our consumers’ response to interventions. Attendees will practice Motivational Interviewing and ways in which to engage consumers through their cultural identity.


Topics will include:

·         What is Motivational Interviewing?

·         Defining "Change"

·         Interviewing Strategies and Techniques

·         Creating a successful conversation

·         What is Cultural Competency

·         Establishing relationships with clients

·         Cultural Activation and Cultural Activation Prompts (CAPs)

·         Creating A Cultural Card



The Mental Health Association of Nassau County, Second Floor



February 21, 2017; 9:00am – 4:00pm (Registration begins at 8:45am)


Registration Fee:

$40.00 (non-refundable; must be submitted by 2/16/17)

Free for MHA-staff only

A certificate of attendance will be mailed to all participants after the workshop



Presented by Laura Langner, the founder and CEO of Compliance Solutions (CCS), a national company dedicated to helping those who serve our communities most vulnerable, be successful. CCS provides leadership development, training and education, auditing, electronic medical record conversation and development of written policy, and procedures for small to medium not for profits. Mrs. Langner has worked in the Not for Profit sector for 30 years. She has experience in clinical service delivery, grant writing, and monitoring full compliance with Federal, State, City, and local regulatory obligations for single and multi-service organizations.

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