Workshop on Listening Well

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Dr. William R. Miller, presents “Listening Well: The Art of Empathic Understanding” on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019, in Hilo. The workshop runs from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo, 200 W. Kawili St. Campus Center Room 301 in Hilo.

Dr. William R. Miller. Courtesy photo.

“The interpersonal skill of empathy is an easy way to communicate and is widely applicable in our everyday lives,” says Dr. Miller. “It is well-specified, real, and reliable.”

This workshop will teach and provide opportunities to practice understanding using a “tell-show-try” approach.

Dr. Miller has focused on the development, testing and dissemination of behavioral treatments. With 45 years of research experience in treatment, he has served as principal investigator for numerous grants and contracts, served as consultant to many organizations, including the US Senate, the World Health Organization, the National Academy of Sciences, and the National Institute of Health. Dr. Miller has published over 50 books, including co-authoring Motivational Interviewing: Helping People Change. The Institute for Scientific Information has listed Dr. Miller as one of the world’s most cited scientists.


Tuition for the workshop is $125 for regular tuition and $75 for students and seniors. To register, go online or contact Big Island CEU at [email protected] or call (808) 313-0465.

This event is sponsored by Big Island CEU with collaboration from Argosy University, Catholic Charities Hawai‘i, Elemental Guidance LLC, Ku‘ikahi Mediation Center, Marriage & Family Therapists of Hawai‘i and the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo.


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