Principles of Engagement with Person, Family and Others

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Eagleville Hospital

100 Eagleville Road

Room 217, Patient Care Building (Conference Center)

Eagleville, PA 19403

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This seminar examines the importance of creating a working relationship with all involved in recovery.

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This seminar examines the importance of creating a working relationship with all involved: people beginning treatment; their family members; and other support persons.

Participants will examine their own engagement skills and review principles of strengths-based and culturally-responsive practices. A brief overview of change theory and Motivational Interviewing skills is presented, as are general attitudinal and behavioral attributes needed in order to be welcoming and respectful.

Practice in sustaining a recovery-oriented environment is included.

This seminar is free of charge and provides PCB and SW/LPC credits.

Course Objectives

Participants will be able to:

  • Describe components of a welcoming environment and its opposite
  • Identify specific behaviors that demonstrate welcome and respect
  • Review basic principles and components of strengths-based practice, change theory and Motivational Interviewing
  • Self-evaluate personal strengths and needs regarding engagement skills
  • Practice engagement skills in a safe and supportive setting

Questions? Email Paul Toth, PhD, Staff Development Manager & Clinical Supervisor, at ptoth@eagleville.org, or call 610-635-7458.

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Eagleville Hospital

100 Eagleville Road

Room 217, Patient Care Building (Conference Center)

Eagleville, PA 19403

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