The Columbia/Boone County Public Well being and Human Providers Division has introduced that they are going to be providing free on-line coaching for his or her “Faculty of Arduous Talks” program. This program focuses on bettering communication abilities for households, particularly focusing on dad and mom of teenagers and adults with psychological well being and substance abuse circumstances. This system makes use of a communication model referred to as motivational interviewing, which is often utilized by well being professionals to encourage way of life adjustments. Individuals in this system will study abilities corresponding to approaching subjects with curiosity, asking good questions, listening rigorously, repeating again what they heard, and providing solutions successfully.
The “Faculty of Arduous Talks” program will consist of 4 components and might be held on-line by way of Zoom. The coaching will happen on Tuesday evenings from 6 to eight p.m. on October 3, 10, 17, and 24. You will need to observe that registration is open to all grownup residents of Boone County, however there are restricted openings accessible.