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West Fork - Free Professional Development Opportunity

Arkansas Home Visiting Network - Training Institute

Monday, September 25, 2017 from 9:00 AM to 2:30 PM (CDT)

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Motivational Interviewing for Home Visitors Ended Free  
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Free Professional Development Training for Home Visiting Staff Only
(that serve families with young children (prenatal through age five)

Staff of home visitation programs, FBBH, HFA, HIPPY, NFP, PAT and SafeCare  are specifically encouraged to attend. Staff from other programs whose PRIMARY method of service delivery to families with children (prenatal - 5 years of age) is through home visiting are also invited to attend. (TAPP registered)

A minimum of 8 to 10 people must be officially registered in order for the Training Institute staff to provide an instructor-led training.  We encourage you to collaborate with other home visiting programs in your area in order to increase attendance at the trainings.

Module 34:  Motivational Interviewing for Home Visiting 
ETO -  Methods and Approaches to Working with Parents 
9:00 - 11:-30 am 


Motivational Interviewing for Home Visitors is an interactive training that presents the basic
spirit, process, and principles of Motivational Interviewing.Motivational interviewing can help
your clients sort through thoughts, ideas, and uncertainties, they may have about making a
change. It’s an effective way of talking with families about changing their behavior and
empowering them to commit to positive change. Participants will have an opportunity
experience and practice basic motivational interviewing skills.

Caution:This is an introduction. Additional training/supervision would be needed to become skilled in
the use of motivational interviewing.


By the end of this training, Home Visitors will be able to:

  • Recognize the 6 Stages of Change
  • Discuss and apply the basic spirit, process, and techniques of basic Motivational Interviewing 
  • Identify opportunities for the use of Motivational Inteviewing in home visititation
  • Discuss the meaning of OAS and demonstrate skill in each component
  • Recognize, elicit, and reinforce "change talk"
  • Identify and avoid "traps" that interfere with client motivation

Funding for this conference was made possible, in part by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number D89MC23141 of the Affordable Care Act - Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program awarded to the Arkansas Department of Health. The information or content and conclusions expressed in conference materials or by speakers and moderators are those of the author(s) and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government.  Additional funding for the conference was made possible in part through the Arkansas Department of Human Services.




Have questions about West Fork - Free Professional Development Opportunity? Contact Arkansas Home Visiting Network - Training Institute

When & Where

Boston Mountain Educational Cooperative
363 McKnight Ave
West Fork, AR 72774

Monday, September 25, 2017 from 9:00 AM to 2:30 PM (CDT)

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