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					                            MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
 Training Dates:          Description: Motivational Interviewing is a two-day, skill-based training
October 22-23, 2007       designed to provide corrections agents, probation officers, case managers,
                          other corrections professionals, and their supervisors with specific instruction
    Schedule:             and practice in motivational interviewing, an effective approach for motivating
  8:00am-4:30pm           clients toward positive behavior change.

                          Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
  Minnesota DOC                Demonstrate an understanding of the basic approach of motivational
  Central Office,               interviewing (MI) and how to continue learning it while working with
 1450 Energy Park
  Drive, 2nd floor,
                               Demonstrate an understanding of the fundamental spirit and principles of
      St. Paul,                Demonstrate a fundamental ability to use the foundation skills (OARS) in a
  MN 55108-5219                 targeted, MI adherent way.
                               Explain how MI is directive, and begin to apply the directive aspects of MI
       Cost:                    in their work with clients.
    There is no                Practice an MI style for meeting resistance with clients.
  registration fee.
  Participants are        Practice recognizing, reinforcing, and drawing out the fundamental client
                          language cues that indicate movement toward change (change talk).
responsible for their
own lodging, meals
                          Who Should Attend: Agents, case managers, supervisors, and other
    and travel.           correctional practitioners who are interested in attaining or
                          building motivational interviewing skills.

                          Trainer: Suzanne Eck Maahs

                          Registration: Space is limited! You must follow this process in order to be
                          considered for the class:
                              To apply to attend this Motivational Interviewing session, you must send
                                e-mail to by October 1.
                              In the Subject line you must put "Motivational Interviewing Class, October
                              In the body of the e-mail, you must include your name, agency, job title,
                                telephone, fax number, and e-mail address.
                              You will receive notice approximately 2 weeks prior to the session
                                whether you've been accepted to attend.
                              Deadline to apply to attend: October 1, 2007.

                          You can find information about evidence based practices training sessions by going to the MN
                          DOC home page, selecting "DOC training opportunities" in the left column under "quick links, and
                          then selecting "Evidence-Based Practices Training Opportunities”

                          If there are sessions scheduled, you will find the information there. As soon as there are
                          sessions scheduled, they will be listed at this link.

                          For questions other than about what is currently scheduled, you may
                          contact: the Employee Development Unit at

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