September 29-30, 2020

9:00AM - 3:30PM Japan Standard Time


VIRTUAL--Two day Advanced Motivational Interviewing Clinical Workshop

This is an exclusive training for Marine Corps Air Station- Iwakuni, Japan. Please contact the hosting agency for registration details.

About the event

The focus will be more on demonstrations and exercises with feedback to improve providers’ skills. An emphasis is on evoking and responding to change talk. Training content is completely customized, with experiential exercises designed around scenarios relevant to your setting. Providers are offered many opportunities to practice key skills from motivational interviewing and receive personalized coaching throughout the training. As part of the training, all participants receive an in-depth Training Journal to guide the training experience and as a resource for continuing skill application.
All participants receive an in-depth training journal to guide the training experience and as a resource for continuing skill application, as part of the training.

About the trainer

Jennifer Hettema is an Associate Professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine (DFCM) at the University of New Mexico. She is a clinical psychologist and conducts research and teaching on brief behavioral health interventions in medical and other settings with an emphasis on promoting health equity. She is a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers and much of her work integrates this approach. Dr. Hettema is the Principal Investigator of several large federally funded grants investigating the impact of brief motivational interviewing on an array of behaviors, including unintended pregnancy, unhealthy alcohol use, drug use, and medication adherence. She develops curricula and teaches medical students, residents, faculty, and other community health providers. Dr. Hettema has extensive experience developing training and implementation plans for community organizations interested in adopting evidence-based practices.

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