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june, 2021

11jun12:00 pm1:00 pmMD FY21 WEBINAR Series: Motivational Interviewing with the Problem Gambler


(Friday) 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Event Details

A FREE webinar offered by the Maryland Center for Excellence on Problem Gambling

Motivational Interviewing with the Problem Gambler

The Maryland Center for Excellence on Problem Gambling provides free webinars designed to provide additional clinical training on a variety of topics. The webinars are offered several times throughout the year, and award one (1) CEU for each webinar (unless otherwise specified).



  • Anthony S. Parente, MA, LCPC, NCC, MAC, ICGC II, BACC


Learning Objectives

Motivational Interviewing is an effective evidenced based approach used in the treatment of addictions. It is a Person-Centered style of counseling that uses techniques which engage clients to move toward changing behaviors and their lives. Join us for this informative workshop on how to impact the change process with clients who have problems with gambling with co-occurring addictions. Understand the spirit and the stages of MI as well as the strategies relevant for each stage. Explore when and how to use Motivational Interviewing as one of the intervention tools that is applicable to a variety of settings. This workshop will provide the clinician an opportunity to reflect on their practice.

Attendees should be able to:

  • Learn what Motivational Interviewing is and how it works to effect change.
  • Learn how to apply the skills of MI.
  • Gain an enriched understanding of the change process and our resistance to change.
  • Learn and how to move clients through the stages of change.



For more information, or to register for this webinar, please click HERE

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