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Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a popular client-centered form of counseling that helps clients to reason their way to the conclusion that they need to change their behaviors. This training will provide the fundamentals of MI. Participants will have the opportunity to engage in interactive activities to put this technique into action.




(Trainer: Alesha Perkins is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Virginia and North Carolina and a Certified Case Manager. Alesha has over 19 years of experience in the social work field with focuses on medical social work, child protective services, case management, mental health and substance abuse counseling. Ten years ago she began her instructional career providing ethics trainings to dialysis providers, and since then has created and facilitated numerous trainings for mental health and medical professionals. Alesha is a former Clinical Director for a mental health agency and currently works for a health insurance provider as a Program Manager. In addition, she provides clinical supervision and is an instructor for Perkins Medical Services which is family-owned and has been in business for 21 years.)




(Trainer, Vicki-Lynn Brown is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in North Carolina and holds a retired license as a Certified Case Manager.  She received her Bachelor of Arts in English and Education from Colgate University in Hamilton NY and her Master of Social Work from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  Ms. Brown’s 27-year career in social work included conducting groups for research and coordinating research studies in areas such as coping skills in children, parenting skills, and mother baby communication. She has been a group facilitator for men charged with domestic violence. Vicki began teaching Motivational Interviewing to case managers and obtained certification from Auburn University Motivational Interviewing Training Institute (AUMITI) in 2007.  Vicki remained a social work case manager and Motivational Interviewing Trainer for 16 years. She is now semi-retired.)

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