U.S. Department of Justice

Motivational Interviewing Training [Lesson Plans]

Publication year: 2003

Library ID

  • 019791

Other Information

  • 2003
  • 116 pages.
Thumbnail preview The use of motivational interviewing (MI) with offenders is described during this 12-hour program. MI is an integrated and "complex set of clinical skills and strategies based on the principles of autonomy, collaboration and evocation" (p. i). Sections of this curriculum cover: principles of effective interventions; introduction to MI; active listening; identifying and eliciting change talk; values exploration; working with resistance; acronym model and review; Transtheoretical Model of Change; providing feedback; and ethical issues in MI.