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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...

  • 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 in Schools: Conversations to Improve Behaviour and Learning

    Motivational Interviewing in Schools: Conversations to Improve Behaviour and Learning

    The first teacher's guide to the proven counseling approach known as motivational interviewing (MI), this pragmatic book shows how to use everyday interactions with students as powerful opportunities for change. MI comprises skills and strategies that can make brief conversations about any kind of behavioral, academic, or peer-related challenges more effective. Extensive sample dialogues bring to life the "do's and don'ts" of talking to K-12 students (and their parents) in ways that promote self-directed problem solving and personal growth. User-friendly features include learning exercises and reflection questions; aditional helpful resources are...

  • Motivational Interviewing in Social Work Practice

    Motivational Interviewing in Social Work Practice

    by Melinda Hohman

    Motivational interviewing (MI) offers powerful tools for helping social work clients draw on their strengths to make desired changes in their lives. This reader-friendly book introduces practitioners and students to MI and demonstrates how to integrate this evidence-based method into direct practice. Melinda Hohman and her associates describe innovative applications for diverse clients and practice areas, including substance abuse treatment, mental health, child welfare, community organizing, and others. Extensive sample dialogues illustrate MI skills in action with individuals and groups. The book also presents best practices for MI training, teaching, and...

  • Motivational Interviewing in the Treatment of Anxiety

    Motivational Interviewing in the Treatment of Anxiety

    by Henny A. Westra

    This practical book provides effective strategies for helping therapy clients with anxiety resolve ambivalence and increase their intrinsic motivation for change. The author shows how to infuse the spirit and methods of motivational interviewing (MI) into cognitive-behavioural therapy or any other anxiety-focused treatment. She describes specific ways to use MI as a pre-treatment intervention or integrate it throughout the course of therapy whenever motivational impasses occur. Vivid clinical material--including a chapter-length case example of a client presenting with anxiety and depression--enhances the utility of this accessible guide. *Contents:* I. Behaviour Change...

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