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T10: Facilitating Change: Using Motivational Interviewing to Have Conversations that Help

Content Level:
Introductory
Age Group:
Birth to 5 years

Changing behavior is hard work! Anyone who has made a New Year’s Resolution knows this. The conversations we have with others make a big difference in whether or not we are able to make and/or sustain change. Early childhood professionals have an opportunity to assist families to make meaningful change in their lives. In this session you will learn tips about the kind of conversations that help to motivate individuals to implement and sustain change.