Beyond Resistance: Understanding Ambivalence in Training

This presentation will address current obstacles healthcare providers encounter with client ambivalence and introduce useful solutions.​

Speaker:  Dr. Joy Tanji, PhD, Chaminade University

Oct. 16, 2020, 12:00 pm

Learning Objectives:  

  1. Reconceptualize client ambivalence as an opportunity for change
  2. Identify three ways of understanding client resistance as a treatment accessibility problem
  3. Identify three ways of unpacking treatment impasses; getting to the heart of ambivalence
  4. Identify three ways of transforming client ambivalence into productive change

CE Information:   1.5 CE CSAC hrs, 1.5 hrs with the National Association of Social Workers - Hawai'i Chapter, 1.5 hrs for CHES, 1.5 CPEUs for RD/RDN/DTR and/or 1.5 CNEs for Nurses.

This activity is co-sponsored with the University of Arizona’s College of Nursing CPE Unit for 1.5 contact hours. The University of Arizona Continuing Professional Education is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Continuing Nursing Education Group, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

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