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Motivational Interviewing for Caring Professionals and Faith-based Providers

9:00am - January 30, 2020 | Timezone: US/Central
Great Lakes PTTC

Goodman Community Center - Brassworks
214 Waubesa Street
Madison , WI 53704
United States

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Motivational Interviewing (MI) is an evidence-based practice that helps people resolve ambivalence about change. Learn how to use MI to help people in your care through this low-cost four-day training. The Great Lakes Mental Health Technology Transfer Center is sponsoring this training in partnership with the Wisconsin Association of Family & Children’s Agencies.  

This is a 4-day training January 30-31 and February 17-18, 2020.  Participants must attend all 4 days. 

Cost: $80.00 for the 4 full days of training. This fee includes coffee and lunch each day, materials, and CEU credits.


Laura Saunders

Laura A. Saunders, MSSW, is the Wisconsin state project manager for the Great Lakes Addiction, Mental Health, and Prevention Technology Transfer Centers. Her position is housed at the University of Wisconsin-Madison where she’s worked since 1988. Since 2001, Laura has provided SBIRT and Motivational interviewing training to physicians, nurses, medical students, psychologists, specialty addiction treatment providers, social workers, physical therapists, health educators, and staff who work in correctional settings. She has provided feedback and coaching to hundreds of social workers, correctional staff, and other human service providers who are interested in using evidence-based practices with fidelity. Laura joined the International group of Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT) in 2006 (Sophia, Bulgaria) and is an active member of the Wisconsin MINT group.