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Jewish Family and Children's Services

2150 Post Street

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San Francisco, CA 94115

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The Motivational Interviewing Basics training is designed to prepare clinicians, case managers, and care managers to use a strategic client-centered approach to assist clients in finding the motivation to change. This workshop will discuss the basic motivational interviewing concepts and will help providers learn the necessary skills to engage clients in the behavioral change process and help reach their goals. The training will focus on change topics typical for adolescents, adults, seniors, and families seeking clinical and case management services.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this training participants will be able to:

  1. Explain two ways in which Motivational Interviewing helps contribute to the mission and vision of your work.

  2. Summarize the four components of the “spirit” of Motivational Interviewing.

  3. Define the four processes of Motivational Interviewing.

  4. Practice the five micro-skills of Motivational Interviewing.

  5. Distinguish the difference between “preparatory” and “commitment” change talk.

  6. Plan how to immediately use at least two Motivational Interviewing skills in your current work environment.


About the Trainer:

Kristin Dempsey is a licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT) and professional clinical counselor (LPCC) with an EdD in Organizational Change and Leadership. She has provided psychotherapy in the Bay Area for almost 25 years in public non-profits and county mental health settings, schools, and medical clinics. Her current psychotherapy practice is located in San Francisco and Burlingame.

Dr. Dempsey's areas of clinical interest include treatments for co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders, complex trauma in childhood and adolescence, eating disorders, panic/anxiety, and many behavioral challenges such as anger management and impulse control disorders. She has worked with adults, senior adults, transitional age youth, adolescents, and children in individual, family, and group modalities.

In addition to clinical work, Dr. Dempsey trains providers in a number of evidence-based and promising practices. She is a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers and has experience teaching and training cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), cognitive behavior therapy for psychosis (CBTp), and dialectical behavior therapy (DBT). She is a master trainer for Applied Suicide Intervention Skills (ASIST) and has been trained in the Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics (NMT) to assess trauma impacts in youth and adults. Dr. Dempsey also provides additional programmatic consultation regarding behavioral health system redesign and implementation of evidence-based practices.

Continuing Education Credits:

Full attendance meets the qualifications for 6.0 hours of continuing education credit as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences and the California Psychological Association. JFCS is approved by the California Psychological Association to provide continuing professional education for Psychologists, LMFTs, LCSWs, and LPCCs.

JFCS maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Provider #JFS-003.

In order to receive CE credits, participants must purchase a CE credit ticket ($20) in addition to registration (CE credit price is NOT included in registration). Full attendance is required in order to receive CE credits and no partial credit will be offered (participants must arrive by 9:15 am and return from lunch by 1:15 pm at the latest). Failure to meet these requirements will prohibit the Training Institute from issuing a CE certificate and no refund will be provided. Those working outside of California and registering for CE Credits should check with their state licensing board to assure that CE credits awarded by the Training Institute are accepted for license renewal.

Transportation and Parking:

The event location is easily accessible from MUNI Bus routes: 1-California, 2-Clement, 24-Divisadero, 38/38R-Geary. Metered street parking is available throughout the neighborhood (2-hour limit); please check for street cleaning signs.

Paid parking lots near-by (prices average $15+ per day):

San Francisco Medical Center Garage, 1635 Divisadero Street
Ampco System Parking, 2186 Geary Blvd.
1515 Scott Street Auto Parking
1701 Divisadero Medical Office Garage
2300 Sutter Medical Center Parking (Entrance on Scott Street, between Sutter St. and Bush St.

Registration and Cancellation:

In order to assure seating for all participants, pre-registration is required. No registration at the door. ADA/Section 504: If you require special accommodations, please call (415) 449-1285. Cancellation requests emailed to the event manager prior to 11:59 pm on Wednesday, 4/1/20, will receive a full refund. No refunds on cancellation requests received on or after 4/2/20 regardless of the cause for cancellation including failure to show on the day of the training. If the training cannot be held due to circumstances beyond the hosts’ control (natural disaster, strike, fire, severe weather, illness of speaker, speaker cancellation, etc.) the seminar will be rescheduled, if possible, and the registration fee applied to that date. If rescheduling is not possible or registrant cannot attend the rescheduled date, reimbursement will be provided less any actual costs accrued.

NO AUDIO OR VIDEO RECORDING IS PERMITTED DURING THE SESSIONS AND NO PHOTOGRAPHY OF THE POWERPOINT PRESENTATION IS PERMITTED. Please note: The Training Institute may photograph or record this event for record-keeping and/or marketing purposes. By registering, you are authorizing the Training Institute to publish photographs taken during the event for use in print, online, and video-based marketing materials as well as other program publications.

For questions or information about group and student discounts, please contact Teresa Merenda, the CCY Training Institute Program Coordinator, at 415-359-2484; TeresaM@jfcs.org.

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