EVENT FULL Motivational Interviewing
- The Foundations, Spirit and Principles of Motivational Interviewing
- Basic usage of Motivational Interviewing skills in Criminal Justice
- Client Language in Motivational Interviewing
- Working with resistant and reluctant clients
- Treatment planning in Motivational Interviewing
Who Should Attend:
- Community Corrections
- Adult and Juvenile Community Corrections staff having interactions with criminal justice populations.
Training Hours: 15
Jan 11 (08:00 am) - 12, 2010 (05:00 pm)
Dec 23, 2009
George J. Beto Criminal Justice Center
Sam Houston State University
Huntsville, Texas 77341-2296
Phone: (936) 294-3916
Hotel Information: *
A block of self-pay rooms has been reserved at the Holiday Inn Express, 148 South I-45, Huntsville, Texas 77340 (936) 295-4300 at a rate of $85.00 plus applicable taxes. Participants wishing to make hotel reservations at this hotel should ask for the Motivational Interviewing Block.
This training is limited to 40-participants.
W. C. (Dub) Wright, MA, Counseling Psychology. Dub is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), a LPC Texas Supervisor and a pre-approved Texas CEU Provide. He has been teaching Motivational Interviewing since 1993 when he became an advocate of MI. He was a believer in the positive strength-focused, emperically based, respectful concepts of MI and integrated the training as a key component of his training Chemical Dependency Counselors. He attended MI Trainer or Trainer classed taught by the MI founders, William (Bill) Miller and Stephen Rollinick. He has recently be a co-trainer with Bill Miller and Theresa Moyers (designer of the MITI Coding system). Dub has maintained close involvement with MI and made professional presentations to MINT members at the International MI conference in Amsterdam. He is a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of International Trainers.
Prior to his career as a professor at a major college in Houston, Texas, he was a Adult Parole Officer for the State of Texas where he served as the first parole officer with a substance abuse caseload. He also served as a parole officer for Texas in the state prison system. Criminal Justice
Dub Wright is also the Chairman of the Greater Houston Red Cross Mental Health Disaster team. He has worked many national disaster involving floods, fires, tornadoes, hurricanes. He was the lead counselor for the Columbia space shuttle disaster and also recently for the Continental Airlines Denver incident.
He served for two terms as a Trustee of his local school district of 41,000 students and also is currently President of his Civic Association.
As a trainer, he has provided training in Motivational Interviewing for:
Psychologist and Licensed Professional Counselors
Social Workers and Substance Abuse Counselors
Health Services professionals including nurses, physicians and dieticians
His wide range of experience has served him well as a trainer and teacher.
If paid, full refunds will be given to those who cancel in writing more than ten (10) working days prior to the training. A refund of 70% of the fees paid will be authorized when a written request for cancellation and refund of conference or program fees is submitted less than ten (10) working days prior to the scheduled start of the program. If unpaid, those who cancel in writing more than ten (10) working days prior to the training will have all fees waived. When a written request for cancellation is submitted less than ten (10) working days prior to the scheduled start of the program, the participant will be responsible for 30% of the conference rate at the time they registered. The Correctional Management Institute of Texas reserves the right to retain or collect fees in full for those who fail to cancel in writing prior to the training or for those who fail to attend. Substitutions are permitted at anytime.
* Unless otherwise noted, hotel arrangements are the responsibility of the participant.