Motivational InterviewingProvided by Pennyroyal Center

March 9th, 2015

This is a 12 hour CEU provided by Pennyroyal Center and approved by NASW-KY.

Location: Pennyroyal Center, 3999 Ft. Campbell Blvd., Hopkinsville, KY 42240


Motivational Interviewing


This two-day training is a skill-based strengths training that focuses on skill-building for direct practice staff working with challenging clients. The information will be presented over two days, utilizing multimedia presentations, interactive lecture and facilitated small and large group exercises.  A mixture of small group discussions, videos, case scenarios and full room exercises keep the training pace lively and engaging.


The emphasis for this training is on skill-building and “theory-to-practice” group work for direct application of these various curriculums.

 Goals-Learning Objectives:

 Upon completion, participants attending this training will be able to:


  • Define and understand the spirit and processes of motivational interviewing. Understand the spirit and processes of motivational interviewing that increase client-staff rapport and increase the client’s readiness to change.
  • Be able to demonstrate, in direct practice, resistant-lowering techniques that will improve the engagement of reluctant clients.
  • Be able to identify activities that will continue the skills development of MI.


Please contact Pennyroyal Center with questions.