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  • A Toolkit of Motivational Skills: How to Help Others Reach for Change, 3rd Edition

    A Toolkit of Motivational Skills: How to Help Others Reach for Change, 3rd Edition

    by P Taylor and C Fuller

    A Toolkit of Motivational Skills, Third Edition, draws on the latest research to show how the Motivational Interviewing approach can be effectively utilized to draw out and sustain an individual’s internal motivation for behavioural change. Updated with a wide range of applications and practical examples of motivational techniques which have effectively helped others to change Updated with a wide range of applications and practical examples of motivational techniques which have effectively helped others to change Features a variety of supplemental resources including 16 online video examples of MI in...

  • Building Motivational Interviewing Skills: A Practitioner Workbook

    Building Motivational Interviewing Skills: A Practitioner Workbook

    by David B. Rosengren

    Many tens of thousands of mental health and health care professionals have used this essential book. This second edition is significantly revised with 70% new content reflecting important advances in the field: to develop and sharpen their skills in motivational interviewing (MI). Clear explanations of core MI concepts are accompanied by carefully crafted sample dialogues, exercises, and practice opportunities. Readers build proficiency for moving through the four processes of MI--engaging, focusing, evoking, and planning--using open-ended questions, affirmations, reflective listening, and summaries (OARS), plus information exchange. In a large-size format with lay-flat...

  • Motivational Interviewing for Leaders in the Helping Professions

    Motivational Interviewing for Leaders in the Helping Professions

    by Colleen Marshall

    Written expressly for leaders in health care and the social services, this accessible book shows how motivational interviewing (MI) can transform conversations about change within an organization. The authors demonstrate powerful ways to use MI to generate solutions and get employees and organizations unstuck, whether mentoring a staff member in a new role, addressing performance problems, or redesigning procedures or programs. Readers are guided to skillfully and ethically apply the core MI processes--engaging, focusing, evoking, and planning--in the management context. User-friendly features include reproducible worksheets, end-of-chapter self-reflection exercises, and extended case vignettes....

  • Motivational Interviewing in Groups

    Motivational Interviewing in Groups

    by Christopher C Wagner

    A unique clinical resource, this book shows how to infuse the methods and spirit of motivational interviewing (MI) into group-based interventions. The authors demonstrate how the four processes of MI with individuals translate into group contexts. They explain both the challenges and the unique benefits of MI groups, guiding practitioners to build the skills they need to lead psychoeducational, psychotherapeutic, and support groups successfully. A wealth of clinical examples are featured. Chapters by contributing authors present innovative group applications targeting specific problems: substance use disorders, dual diagnosis, chronic health conditions, weight...

  • Motivational Interviewing in Health Care: Helping Patients Change Behaviour

    Motivational Interviewing in Health Care: Helping Patients Change Behaviour

    by Rollnick, Miller and Butler

    Much of health care today involves helping patients manage conditions whose outcomes can be greatly influenced by lifestyle or behaviour change. Written specifically for health care professionals, this concise book presents powerful tools to enhance communication with patients and guide them in making choices to improve their health, from weight loss, exercise, and smoking cessation, to medication adherence and safer sex practices. Engaging dialogues and vignettes bring to life the core skills of motivational interviewing (MI) and show how to incorporate this brief evidence-based approach into any health care setting. Appendices...

  • Motivational Interviewing with Adolescents and Young Adults

    Motivational Interviewing with Adolescents and Young Adults

    by Sylvie Naar-King & Mariann Sua

    This pragmatic guide spells out how to use motivational interviewing (MI) to have productive conversations about behaviour change with adolescents and young adults in any clinical context. Filled with vivid examples, sample dialogues, and "dos and don'ts," the book shows how conducting MI from a developmentally informed standpoint can help practitioners quickly build rapport with young patients, enhance their motivation to make healthy changes, and overcome ambivalence. Experts on specific adolescent problems describe MI applications in such key areas as substance abuse, smoking, sexual risk taking, eating disorders and obesity, chronic...

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