Course Description & Objectives

This course, based on Motivational Interviewing, will explore ways to work with clients who present with ambivalence, conflicting levels of motivation, and their difficulty making decisions. Topics will also include Stages of Change, verbal and nonverbal cues, language, beliefs, behaviors, values, and conformity with others. Case examples will focus on repetitive behavioral patterns (relationship problems), resistance to change, ambivalence and emotions, and interventions to use when clients discuss their pending decisions.

Course Objectives: 

  • Identify different types of ambivalence
  • Recall verbal and nonverbal cues related to ambivalence
  • Identify language related to ambivalence
  • Recall 2 interventions to use


Instructor(s)

Dr. Phil Feldman, PhD, LCSW

Instructor

Dr. Feldman has 30 years of experience as a Clinical Director, Psychotherapist, and Supervisor. He is currently the Clinical Director at the Journey to Wellness substance abuse program in New Jersey. He has taught numerous clinical topics as an Adjunct Professor at the Rutgers University MSW Program since 1995. As a professional speaker, he has presented more than 300 Clinical CEU Seminars. He is also the author of "The Psychotherapy Manual," "Co-occurring Disorders manual," and "Shame Affect." (These are available on Aamazon.com). He completed his PhD at Rutgers, his MSW at Yeshiva University, and his BA at Emory College.

Class Information

Live-Online Interactive Class

    1. Course Login

    1. Course Attendance Verification

    1. Course Survey

Registration Fee

  • $40.00

Course Delivery Method and Format Live Interactive Webinar - ZOOM

  • Live Online Interactive on the ZOOM platform

  • Participants of the course must have the capability of audio and viewing video. Closed Caption is available.

  • You are able to interact with the lecturer by using the chat function or verbally (if you have a working microphone).

How to Register

  • Select the class you wish to register for.

  • Enter all requested information. Please note, enter your name how you would like your certificate to be printed.

  • Once you register your course will be made available to you on your student dashboard.

Register

If you are unsure on how to particicpiate in online learning our staff would be more than happy to assit you in this process!

Class Completion Requirements

  • Sign into the workshop on time. We will start promptly and there will be a cutoff for entry.

  • You are required to stay logged in and actively participate throughout the entire presentation.

  • Your attendance will be verified by the logon information provided by ZOOM.

  • Once the class is completed you will receive a course completion code and gain access to the surve

  • Your opinion matters!

  • After you complete the clas survey, you will have the oportunity to print or download your completion certificate.

This course has been approved for CE's by the following licensing boards:


Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE)


CHI Professional Development Inc, #1776, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. CHI Professional Development Inc maintains responsibility for this course.


The following states recognize these CE approvals.

AL, AK, AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NV, NH, NM,NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI, WY


These CE's are not recognized in NJ

 

These CE's are recognized in NY by the NYS Education Department - See Below


New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work


CHI Professional Development, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0538


New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners


CHI Professional Development, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider for continuing education for licensed mental health counselors #MHC-0173



NAADAC Approved Education Provider


CHI Professional Development, Inc has been approved by as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #234330, CHI Professional Development, Inc is responsible for all aspects of their programming.


National Board of Certified Counselors

 

CHI Professional Development has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 7194. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. CHI Professional Development is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.


Office of Addiction Services and Supports (OASAS) Certified


CHI Professional Development, Inc. is OASAS certified to provide CASAC renewal and CPP/CPS hours #1343

Accessibility, Cancellation, Grievance & Contact Information

Accessibility


It is my goal to create a learning experience that is as accessible as possible. If you anticipate any issues related to the format, materials, or requirements of this course, please contact me so we can explore potential options.

Michael Chiappone, LCSW

 

Cancellation Policy

Payment made in full. No refunds. If you cannot attend class please contact michael@chiprodevelopment.com to discuss options.


Grievance Policy

All complaints and grievances are reviewed by the social work consultant within 10 working days. Formal grievances are required to be written and will be responded to within 10 business days.


Contact Information


michael@chiprodevelopment.com

631.212.5009