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JSSA Events

CE Training: Tipping the Balance Towards Change: An Introduction to Motivational Interviewing

CE Training: Tipping the Balance Towards Change: An Introduction to Motivational Interviewing

Brief Overview Every therapist knows the frustration of trying to help ambivalent clients who are stuck between wanting change and not wanting it. In this presentation, you will be introduced to the theory and practice of Motivational Interviewing. This evidenced-based approach is a directive, client centered approach designed to elicit behavioral change by helping clients […]

Hospice Volunteer Training

Hospice Volunteer Training

Hospice is a team-oriented approach to end-of-life care, and JSSA volunteers play a key role in helping us address our patients’ needs and wishes. In 2016, our 190 specially-trained volunteers made more than 5,000 visits to Hospice patients and Transitions clients, providing compassionate support by: Reading aloud Playing games Sharing stories about travel, cooking, gardening and more […]

Hospice Volunteer Training

Hospice Volunteer Training

Hospice is a team-oriented approach to end-of-life care, and JSSA volunteers play a key role in helping us address our patients’ needs and wishes. In 2016, our 190 specially-trained volunteers made more than 5,000 visits to Hospice patients and Transitions clients, providing compassionate support by: Reading aloud Playing games Sharing stories about travel, cooking, gardening and more […]

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