9b. November 8, 2024 PM: Motivational Interviewing (IN PERSON)

Friday, November 8, 2024
1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

Pre-register by November 1, 2024

This course will be in-person at Il Monastero, 3050 Olive St, St. Louis, MO 63103

3 CEHs

$30.00 SLU Alumni and pre-registered SLU practicum instructors

$50.00 All others

Course Description
Presenters: Cassie E. Brown, LCSW

Title: Motivational Interviewing

• Describe the underlying theory and principles of motivational interviewing

• Learn and integrate the basic skill set needed to practice MI with good fidelity

• Analyze clinical scenarios to discern the appropriate application of MI theory, techniques, and skills

Course Description: Motivational Interviewing is an intervention that has efficacy in a broad range of settings, including integrated behavioral health, substance use disorders treatment, and many stages of psychotherapy. This continuing education opportunity moves participants from no knowledge of motivational interviewing to an insightful grasp of the underlying theory of this evidence-based intervention. Participants will learn basic skills, apply them in scenarios, and even apply open-source tools to identify key markers of fidelity of this intervention.

Bio: Cassie E. Brown, LCSW is the Executive Director of NASW-MO. 

Cassie’s career in mental health includes in-home therapy with children and families, working at a public psychiatric hospital with adults with mental illness and substance use, and outpatient therapy at a substance use disorders clinic. Her social work has included adjunct teaching, program development, and evaluation. She has provided continuing education for over a decade on topics including self-care, compassion fatigue, supervision, LGBTQ+ clients, substance use disorders, and the stigma of mental illness. Her work with NASW-MO finds her advocating passionately for social work and those the calling serves

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