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Motivational Interviewing Basic Skills Training

March 12 @ 8:30 am - March 26 @ 5:00 pm


Motivational Interviewing Basic Skills Training

With Avani G. Dilger, LPC, CACIII, MINT

Thursday, March 12th and Thursday, March 26th

8:30 to 5:00 each day

Financial Health Lab

3601 Martin Luther King Blvd, Denver 80205

$195 for both days

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Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a collaborative communication strategy that has been shown to be very effective in challenging situations and is currently used in health care, schools, mental health, substance abuse treatment, social work, and the Justice System. Research shows that MI decreases defensiveness, increases engagement and participation, and helps patients discover their own intrinsic motivation for positive change. It is a practical, common sense approach that helps patients move towards change within an atmosphere of respect and compassion.

Avani G. Dilger, MEd, MA, LPC, CACIII, ADS is a certified Addiction Counselor Supervisor, a Licensed Professional Counselor, a Somatic Psychotherapist and an Acupuncture Detoxification Specialist who works in substance abuse treatment with adults, teens-at-risk, and their families. She is the founder of the “Natural Highs – Healthy Alternatives for Drugs & Alcohol” nonprofit prevention/intervention program that teaches teens & adults to be leaders around healthy lifestyles and is a program built on Motivational Interviewing. She is passionate about effective ways of supporting people with issues of resistance and ambivalence and is a member of the International Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT).

Bring your own lunch (or have it delivered), since our schedule is tight (there is a microwave and fridge available).


March 12 @ 8:30 am
March 26 @ 5:00 pm


Financial Health Labs
3601 Martin Luther King Blvd.
Denver, CO 80205 United States
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