October 1, 2017 at 7:15 pm

Psychology Workshop | Motivational Interviewing for Clinical and Non-Clinical Populations, Oct. 20

The Psychology Department is giving a workshop presented by Dr. Brian Borsari on “Motivational Interviewing for Clinical and Non-Clinical Populations” on Friday, Oct. 20, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. in Grover W305.

Dr. Brian Borsari

Dr. Brian Borsari

Borsari earned a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Syracuse University in 2003. He is currently a Health Behavior Consultant and Clinician Researcher at the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center. His research interests there involve the assessment and treatment of addictive behaviors, training VA staff in motivational interviewing and other client-centered communication to facilitate behavior change, and developing interventions to assist student service members/veterans who are attending college.

He is also Professor in Residence in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco. His research conducted through the Northern California Institute of Research and Education (NCIRE), also known as the Veterans Health Research Institute, include the development and implementation of brief motivational interventions with college student drinkers, the social influences on alcohol (e.g., modeling and norms), high risk behaviors such as pregaming and drinking games, development and evaluation of interventions using mobile technology, and in-session processes of motivational interviewing that are related to behavior change.

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