ICOY hosts training, policy forums, special events and other meetings for our membership, direct service providers contracted through the Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) and service administrators. See a calendar of all our upcoming events and training.
Week of Events
This ICOY training provides an overview of motivational interviewing and its key elements for effective practice: D.E.A.R.S, O.A.R.S, Decisional Balance, and Eliciting Change Talk. The main focus of motivational interviewing is to partner with the individual to enhance motivation and resolve ambivalence about making a behavior change. Compared with non-directive counseling, this method is more…