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Abstract Details for TVRS 312: Tribal Vocational Rehabilitation Foundations: Advanced Techniques

1. Demonstrate familiarity with motivational interviewing and its use within the TVR process. 2. Describe elements of a therapeutic relationship using key concepts of informed choice, self-determination, collaboration, goal setting, and shared decision-making. 3. Demonstrate core interviewing skills including questioning, active listening, reflection, and summarizing. 4. Explain the concept of ambivalence and the stages of change. 5. Demonstrate awareness of how to communicate and counsel in a culturally-relevant manner, including the use of metaphor and storytelling. 6. Describe contemporary issues related to participant identity, including loss and grief, competing cultural values, discrimination and stereotypes. 7. Demonstrate familiarity with mindfulness and its use within the TVR process.