Strategies for Engagement: Motivational Interviewing and Assertive Engagement
Motivational interviewing is a counseling approach developed in part by clinical psychologists William R. Miller and Stephen Rollnick. It is a directive, client- centered counseling style for eliciting behavior change by helping clients to explore and resolve ambivalence about change. Participants will better understand the Stages of Change, and how to use Assertive Engagement and Motivational Interviewing to support consumers. As practical strategies for engagement, this training is intended for anyone providing direct services within the CoC.