The Art of Evocation: Evoking Change Talk, Experiences, and the Information/Feedback Exchange
Evocation is a valuable therapeutic skill utilized in Motivational Interviewing that is linked to improved treatment outcomes for clients. Yet, is largely underutilized in many settings in favor of giving advice, feedback, and suggestions too early in the therapeutic process. Additionally, it is vital to avoid evoking client language that reinforces resistance to change. The purposes and benefits of evocation will be presented in addition to exploring strategies to improve clinician implementation. Less...
- Explain the research on evocation as a therapeutic skill.
- Describe purposes and benefits of evocation.
- Implement strategies directly with clients to improve evocation skills.
- Intermediate to Advanced
Saturday, November 04, 2023
11:00 AM EDT - 02:15 PM EDTRegister for this Webinar
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About the speaker
Angela R. Wood, Ph.D., LCSW-BACS, C-CATODSW
11:00-11:05 – Introduction
11:05-11:30 – Therapeutic skills that improve client outcomes; evocation’s complementary relationship with information and advice giving.
11:30-12:00- Evocation is an attitude; two main purposes of evocation
12:00-12:30- The what and how of evocation; the don’ts of evocation; limitations
12:30-12:45 – Break
12:45-1:15 – Information and advice giving: the good and the not so good
1:15-1:45 – The role of psychological reactance and practitioner humility; how to give information and advice
1:45-2:05 – Tips on when to give information and advice
2:05-2:15 – Q&A
CE Information - Earn 3 CE Credit Hours
American Psychological Association
Association of Social Work Boards
National Board for Certified Counselors
New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work
New York Education Department Board of Creative Arts Therapy
New York Education Department for Licensed Mental Health Counselors
New York Education Department Board for Licensed Psychoanalysts
New York State Education Department's State Board for Psychology
New York State Education Department's State Board for Marriage and Family Therapy
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