Mon, May 18|
MITC Training Center
Culturally-Centered Brief Motivational Interventions with Patricia Juarez and Reyna Puentes
Earn 14 Cultural CEU's $225 per person Participants of this workshop will be a part of developing three brief MI interventions that are applicable to the communities they serve. Time will also be spent in an introduction to the rationale and process of cultural adaptations and MI.
Time & Location
May 18, 2020, 9:00 AM – May 19, 2020, 5:00 PM
MITC Training Center, 2440 Louisiana Blvd NE Suite 301, Albuquerque, NM 87110, USA
About the Event
This two-day training will introduce a culturally-centered adaptation to the traditional structure and tasks of standard Brief Motivational Interventions. The first day will cover the rationale and process of cultural adaptations and focus on the process of developing three tailored intervention tools with direct input from training participants for this cultural enhancement. The second day will focus on skills practice in the three culturally-centered tools, while at the same time promoting the practice of Motivational Interviewing spirit and skills.
Patricia Juarez, MS, and Reyna Puentes, MS, are trainers with the Latino Alcohol & Health Disparities Research and Training Center (LAHDR) in El Paso, Texas. They are both members of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers and have trained globally in topics relating to health disparities, substance use, brief interventions, culturally adapted treatments and motivational interviewing.
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