(Self Study, 1 CE) Compassionate Conversations for Change
Deborah Rice, ATR-BC, LMHC, LCAT
This course is worth 1.0 continuing education contact hour for LCATs in New York state.
In this workshop we will explore the spirit and skills of Motivational Interviewing, focusing on the importance of Acceptance, Compassion, Partnership and Evocation when engaging in conversations around behavior change.
- Participant will be able identify the Spirit of Motivational Interviewing.
- Participants will be able to define the Skills used in Motivational Interviewing.
- Participants will be able to identify one art therapy assessment that can be used in conjunction with Motivational Interviewing.
Deborah Rice is a registered and board certified art therapist, licensed mental health counselor and licensed creative arts therapist. She has worked in nonprofit organizations, hospitals and schools throughout New York over the past 18 years, focusing on justice involved youth, medical illness, trauma and addiction. She is a member of MINT (Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers) providing trainings to organizations throughout New York City and is an adjunct professor at Pratt Institute. Additionally she has a private practice in Brooklyn where she works with adolescents and young adults to address addiction, change and mental wellness in an atmosphere of compassion and acceptance.
Briana MacWilliam has over 12 years of clinical experience as a creative arts therapist, and is the Founder and Director of CreativeArtsTherapiesOnline.com. She has held two directorial positions in community-based and day-treatment settings, and was a research outcomes coordinator for four years, at the Amen Clinics, Inc.—a brain research and diagnostic facility. She edited and co-authored two books on the subjects of attachment and complicated grief, and working with LGBTQ populations. She is also the Director for Continuing Education for Pratt Institute’s Creative Arts Therapies Department. Additionally, she provides training in spiritual wealth and professional development online, through her program, "The Abundant Healer."
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