A Brief Review of Motivational Interviewing in Addiction Treatment - A Virtual Rise and Shine

Course Summary

Motivational interviewing is a directive, client-centered counseling style used to evoke changes in behavior by helping clients in treatment for alcohol and drug addiction explore and resolve ambivalence. This course is appropriate for individuals looking for an introduction to Motivational Interviewing. The principles and basic techniques associated with Motivational Interviewing in Addiction Treatment will be reviewed.

Course Objectives

  • Principles of Motivational Interviewing - Participants will learn about the underlying foundations of motivational interviewing
  • Change Talk - Explore change talk and learn how to encourage clients to use it
  • Managing Resistance - Learn how to identify and manage resistance from clients 
  • Enhancing Confidence and Strengthening the Commitment to Change - Discuss the confidence rule and learn how this may encourage clients to commit to making changes. 

Carolanne E. Semancik, Ph.D., PCC-S, LICDC-CS
Carolanne has worked in the field of inpatient chemical dependency for eight years. She received her Bachelor's degree in Psychology and her Master's Degree in Community Mental Health from Youngstown State University. She obtained her Doctorate in Psychology from Grand Canyon University and is currently the Quality, Risk Management and Research Manager at Glenbeigh, Rock Creek.  Carolanne has extensive experience as a counselor and clinical supervisor in the addiction treatment field. She specializes in mental health care utilizing an integrated counseling approach in individual, group and family/couples formats with children, adolescents and adults. She also provides supervision to individuals with CDCA credentialing and for students pursuing careers in mental health and addiction services.  

Thursday, November 18, 2021
Presentation: 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Please RSVP by clicking here. You will be directed to a registration page.  If you do not receive a reply after registering, pleas check your spam folder. This is a ZOOM platform educational program. Access information will be share with registered guests.  

1.5 Continuing Education Credits (CEU's) have been applied for through:

  • The Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board
  • The Ohio Counselor, Social Worker & Marriage and Family Therapist Board
  • The National Association of Social Workers

For more information, or to answer any questions, please contact Carrie Artman by email or by phone at 440-710-2344. 

Glenbeigh provides educational events at no cost as part of our community benefit initiative. Glenbiegh is a non-profit hospital providing the highest quality healthcare to those in need of alcohol and drug addiction treatment and supports ongoing addiction recovery efforts.