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June 30, 2016 Webinar: Behavioral Health Patient Engagement: Using Motivational Interviewing to Improve Outcomes


The latest applications of motivational interviewing to engage individuals with behavioral health issues will be explored during a June 30, 2016 webinar on Behavioral Health Patient Engagement sponsored by the Healthcare Intelligence Network.

Sea Girt, NJ, June 06, 2016 --(PR.com)-- Despite an industry perception that patients with behavioral health conditions may prove challenging to engage, there is robust evidence that motivational interviewing—a practice that evolved from experience in the treatment of problem drinkers—is a powerful approach for treating substance abuse, anxiety and depression.

A June 30, 2016 webinar, "Behavioral Health Patient Engagement: Using Motivational Interviewing Techniques and Strategies To Improve Outcomes," will examine the latest MI tactics proving successful in engaging and activating individuals coping with substance abuse, anxiety, depression and other behavioral health diagnoses.

This 45-minute webcast is sponsored by the Healthcare Intelligence Network.

Learn more about behavioral health patient engagement at
http://store.hin.com/product.asp?itemid=5145

News Facts:

Scheduled Speaker: Mia Croyle with the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.

Conference Focus: Participants will acquire key learnings from patient engagement initiatives targeted at patients with behavioral health conditions. Ms. Croyle will cover the following points:

- Applying the four main elements of the spirit of motivational interviewing (partnership, evocation, acceptance, and compassion) to efforts to engage patients with behavioral health concerns;

- Using motivational interviewing strategies such as "explore-offer-explore" and "agenda sharing" to establish partnerships and invite patients with behavioral health concerns to become active members of their healthcare team; and

- Leveraging the power of "change talk" to help all patients connect with their intrinsic motivation for engaging in health behavior change.

Ample time for Q&A will be provided.

Webinar Formats: 45-minute live webinar on June 30, 2016 at 1:30 pm Eastern, including Q&A; "On-Demand" replay available July 1, 2016; 45-minute training DVD or CD-ROM with printed transcript available July 21, 2016. Participants may add an on-demand replay, DVD or CD to live session registrations to share with colleagues.

Learn more about behavioral health patient engagement at
http://store.hin.com/product.asp?itemid=5145

"In a 2015 Healthcare Intelligence Network survey on patient engagement, 50 percent of respondents indicated that the behavioral health population was the most challenging to engage. However, this June 30 program will illustrate that the goal-oriented, client-centered counseling style of motivational interviewing can elicit the desired behavior change, by helping individuals to explore and resolve ambivalence."
- Melanie Matthews, HIN Executive VP and COO:

For Melanie Matthews's profile, visit http://www.hin.com/bios.html#mm

Please contact Patricia Donovan to arrange an interview or to obtain additional quotes.

About the Healthcare Intelligence Network — HIN is the premier advisory service for executives seeking high-quality strategic information on the business of healthcare. For more information, contact the Healthcare Intelligence Network, PO Box 1442, Wall Township, NJ 07719-1442, (888) 446-3530, fax (732) 449-4463, e-mail info@hin.com, or visit http://www.hin.com.
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