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Applying Motivational Interviewing Skills to Clinical Supervision


Preferred registration deadline: November 23rd

3 CEUs

Jesse Jonesberg, MSW, LCSW, MINT Member
Applied Learning Facilitator, Brown School

How a supervisor gives feedback and support can make or break a supervisee’s confidence and developing competence.
The role of supervisor is vital in social work, yet many supervisors are never offered training to develop the specific skills that
will help them – and their direct reports - thrive.

Motivational Interviewing (MI) techniques can be applied to help the supervisor establish strong relationships with supervisees, increase supervisee’s self-efficacy, and support supervisee development. This workshop will use the framework of MI to enrich the supervision meeting.

Participants will explore and practice the following in this interactive workshop:

  • MI Skills (OARS & Gi) during the supervision meeting to increase staff insight, confidence and problem solving.
  • Agenda Mapping with staff to improve efficiency and focus of the supervision meeting.
  • Using the MI Spirit (CAPE) with staff to model compassion and develop a working alliance between supervisor and supervisee.

Please note that this class expects participants to have a basic familiarity with MI.  If you have not been trained in MI but are interested in this workshop, please see these suggested resources.

Class size is limited to 30.

This workshop meets the Missouri requirement that LCSW supervisors receive 3 hours of continuing education in supervision per licensure period.

$50 General Admission
$30 Discounted Admission**
$10 Washington University Full-Time Graduate Students

**Discounted Admission is offered to current Brown School field instructors, Brown School adjunct faculty, recent Brown School graduates (2016-2018), full-time graduate students from other universities, and Washington University faculty and staff.

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