WOCN Conference 2018

GS1 - Motivational Interviewing

Jun 3, 2018 10:00am ‐ Jun 3, 2018 10:45am

Standard: $5.00

Description

Motivational Interviewing is style of communicating with patients about health behavior change. With over 40 years of research to support its effectiveness, Motivational Interviewing has become a reliable intervention style for providers who wish to speak to patients about smoking cessation, medication adherence, diabetes management, personal hygiene, substance use, and countless other health-related behaviors. Join internationally recognized trainer, Kate Watson, for a brief introduction to Motivational Interviewing skills. This session will emphasize both the technical and relationship components of Motivational Interviewing skills, and will include an overview of the evidence base.

Learning Objective:

  • Understand an overview of Motivational Interviewing as a communication technique with patients and families.

Speaker(s):

  • Kathleen Watson, M.A., Ed.M., Consultant and Trainer, Watson Wellness Promotion

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