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Motivational Interviewing Training and Simulation

September 22, 2021

9 am – 5 pm Central Time | OU-Tulsa Simulation Center


In a supportive manner, a motivational interviewer encourages clients to talk about their need for change and their own reasons for wanting to change. The role of the interviewer is mainly to evoke a conversation about change and commitment. The interviewer listens and reflects back the client’s thoughts so that the client can hear their reasons and motivations expressed back to them.


Jon Kratz, LCSW

Jonathan Kratz is an Assistant Clinical Professor in Tulsa. Jonathan is a licensed clinical social worker with extensive experience serving Spanish speaking populations in forensic, school-based, and outpatient mental health settings. Most recently, Jonathan has worked as a licensure supervisor and administrator at Daybreak Family Services in Tulsa.


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