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Motivational Interviewing, 16 hours

STC# 0264 0212

The goal of motivational interviewing is to form a working relationship with a probationer. The end result of a working relationship with a probationer is to encourage compliance with the terms of probation and to successfully complete their probation grant. With both adults and juveniles, the interview skill of the officer influences the motivation level of the probationer to change. This class instructs participants in motivational interview methods and techniques validated as being effective. Using DPO generated case studies; probation officers practice this specific interview method step-by-step.