Dr. Kristie Thomas, Assistant Professor at Simmons College School of Social Work, talks about intimate partner violence (IPV) and the connections between IPV and homelessness.
Ken Kraybill, Director of Training, t3 talks about Motivational Interviewing (MI), a conversational style used by health and human service providers to elicit and strengthen people’s own motivation to change.
Health and human service workers can encounter clients with substance use disorders everyday. Ensuring that the services they provide are effective and well received, is no easy task. Marc Dones discusses the background of the current opioid overdose crisis, some intervention and prevention strategies, and how the words we use can impact the success of treatment for both clients and providers.