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2013
Document 028469
Toward Evidence-Based Decision Making in Community Corrections: Research and Strategies for Successful Implementation
By Haas, Stephen M., editor. Justice Research and Statistics Association (JRSA) (Washington, DC).
This publication "contains invited articles on community corrections, with special emphasis on successful implementation strategies. A common thread that runs through these articles relates to what is needed to better ensure fidelity to evidence-based practices in community supervision and treatment. The research and implementation strategies shared by the authors should provide greater guidance to agency and program administrators working to assimilate evidence-based practices into their organi... Read More

17 pages
2012
Document 028322
The Parole Interview as an Opportunity to Enhance an Offender’s Motivation to Change
U.S. Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) (Washington, DC). National Parole Resource Center (NPRC) (Silver Spring, MD).
"In many jurisdictions paroling authority members, and/or their staff, conduct in-person interviews or hearings with inmates who are eligible for parole as part of their decisionmaking process … Given the research evidence that internal, offender motivation to change is a key factor in actually changing behavior, and that there are ways of interacting with offenders that can enhance motivation, it is important to explore how this knowledge might be adapted to the parole hearing/interview setting... Read More
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34 minutes
2012
Document 025556
Motivational Interviewing in Corrections: A Comprehensive Guide to Implementing MI in Corrections
By Bogue, Bradford; Nandi, Anjali. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC).
This guide explains how to implement motivational interviewing (MI) in correctional settings. Motivational Interviewing is a counseling technique that enables people to get beyond their reluctance to change problem behaviors. MI is directive (focused on goals), client-centered, and non-confrontational. The first four chapters of this guide “address background and fundamental issues related to agency or systemwide implementation of MI … [while the last two chapters] address agency issues, such as... Read More
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84 pages
2012
Document 025907
Motivational Interviewing in Corrections-National Institute of Corrections-DC Public Safety Radio
By Bogue, Brad; Nandi, Anjali. DC Public Safety (Washington, DC).
"The program interviews Bradford Bogue, Director of Justice System, Assessment and Training and a motivational interviewer trainer since 1993 and Anjali Nandi, Program Director of the Center for Change. She has been a member of the International Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers since 2003. Both coauthored a document for the National Institute of Corrections titled Motivational Interviewing in Corrections: A Comprehensive Guide to Implementing MI in Corrections at http://nicic.gov/L... Read More
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2012
Document 025557
Exercises for Developing MI Skills in Corrections
By Bogue, Bradford; Nandi, Anjali. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC).
Motivational interviewing (MI) helps clients become less ambivalent about altering their maladaptive behaviors. This publication presents “scenarios that agents commonly encounter in their efforts to monitor and reinforce court/parole/institutional conditions and address clients’ central eight criminogenic needs. This book also considers the learning tasks of MI in relation to the eight principles for effective interventions outlined in Implementing Evidence-Based Practice in Community Correctio... Read More
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65 pages
2011
Document 025689
Motivational Interviewing in the Treatment of Sexual Abusers: An Introduction
By Prescott, David S..
This article is very good introduction to the use of motivational interviewing (MI), “a person-centered approach in which the practitioner uses a guiding style to enable the client to build and strengthen his or her own motivation for change,” with sex offenders. In fact, you can use this as a quick primer on MI. Topics discussed include: style and spirit; good listening; ambivalence; four principles; basic skills; recognizing and reinforcing change talk; commitment talk; providing feedback; and... Read More
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12 pages
2011
Document 025180
Motivational Interviewing for Incarcerated Adolescents: Effects of Depressive Symptoms on Reducing Alcohol and Marijuana Use After Release
By Stein, L.A.R.; Lebeau, Rebecca; Colby, Suzanne M.; Barnett, Nancy P.; Golembeske, Charles; Monti, Peter M..
“This study evaluates the efficacy of MI [motivational interviewing] versus RT [relaxation training] in reducing substance use outcomes for incarcerated adolescents and examines the role of depressive symptoms in moderating outcomes.” While MI is shown to be effective in reducing the use of alcohol in adolescents with low and high levels of depression and marijuana use in individuals with low levels of depression, it appears RT is better suited to marijuana-involved adolescents with high depress... Read More
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10 pages
2011
Document 025183
A Brief Motivational Interviewing Intervention with Prisoners: When You Lead a Horse to Water, Can It Drink for Itself?
By Anstiss, Brendan; Polaschek, Devon L.L.; Wilson, Marc.
“This study evaluated the effects of a brief offending-focused motivational interviewing (MI) intervention on reconviction in male prisoners servicing sentences for diverse crimes” in New Zealand (p. 1). Results are given for: effect of MI intervention on recidivism; interactions between the MI intervention and completion of criminogenic programs; validation stage of change ratings; prediction of recidivism outcomes using stage of change and other variables; and stage of change and post-MI refer... Read More
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22 pages
2011
Document 024947
Motivational Interviewing
National GAINS Center (Delmar, NY).
This overview of motivational interviewing (MI) explains: its aims “to increase a person’s motivation for behavior change and to strengthen that commitment to change” (p. 1); the four principles that guide it; measures of assessment; the evidence base it draws upon; and implications for its use. The observation is made that no studies about its use with mentally ill individuals involved with the criminal justice system have yet been published.... Read More
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3 pages
2011
Document 025355
Motivational Interviewing (with a Criminal Justice Focus): An Annotated Bibliography
National Institute of Corrections Information Center (Aurora, CO).
Motivational Interviewing (MI) was introduced to the field of corrections in the 1990s through the Evidence-based Practices (EBP) Model as a method for enhancing intrinsic motivation. Since that time, agencies throughout the U.S., in all criminal justice settings, have—to a greater or lesser degree—explored if, when, and how to implement this approach to communicating, building rapport, and tapping into the internal motivation of the clients and staff members they work with. This annotated bi... Read More
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24 pages
2010
Document 024670
The Motivational Interviewing Page: Resources for Clinicians, Researchers, and Trainers
By Wagner, Christopher C.; Conners, Wayne. Motivational Interviewing Resources, LLC (N.P.); Mid-Atlantic Addiction Technology Transfer Center (Richmond, VA); Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT) (N.P.).
Information about motivational interviewing can be found at this website. “Motivational interviewing is a client-centered, directive method for enhancing intrinsic motivation to change by exploring and resolving ambivalence.” These are the points of entry to this resource: introduction and clinical issues—overview, special populations, and group approaches; The Library—abstracts, bibliography, ongoing work, Minuet Newsletter, and links; and training—upcoming training, MINT Trainers, and training... Read More
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5 p.
2009
Document 023535
Implementing Motivational Interviewing in Correctional Settings: An Interview with Dr. William Miller
National Institute of Corrections Academy (Aurora, CO).
This presentation is an extended interview with Dr. William Miller regarding the utilization of motivational interviewing (MI) in correctional settings. Topics discussed include:
  • Background of MI
  • MI in corrections
  • How MI works
  • The spirit of MI
  • Implementing MI
  • MI applications and assessment
  • Brief and one-time MI
  • Essentials of MI
  • MI roll-out and training
  • The supervisor’s role
  • MI research
  • And implications for policy makers, supervis... Read More

1 computer disk; DVD-ROM (142 min.) + 1 computer disk; CD-ROM
2007
Document 022253
Motivating Offenders to Change: A Guide for Probation and Parole
By Walters, Scott T.; Clark, Michael D.; Gingerich, Ray; Meltzer, Melissa L.. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC).
This publication "provides probation and parole officers and other correctional professionals with both a solid grounding in the principles behind MI [motivational interviewing] and a practical guide for applying these principles in their everyday dealings with offenders" (p.2). Seven chapters are contained in this guide: how MI fits in with evidence-based practice; how and why people change; the motivational interviewing style; preparing for change; building motivation for change; navigating th... Read More
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100 p.
2005
Document 021093
Motivational Interviewing: An Introduction [Lesson Plan and Participant's Manual]
National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). Hampton-Newport News Criminal Justice Agency (Hampton, VA); Orbis Partners, Inc. (Ottawa, CA).
The use of motivational interviewing during the case management process is covered during this 10-hour course. Modules include: setting the context; motivational interviewing; assess motivation; stage matched motivational strategies; applying motivational interviewing -- effective case work (e.g., case analysis, feedback, prioritize, assess motivation, focusing, and review and update); and enhancing treatment compliance. The accompanying Training the Trainer program is 24-hours long.... Read More
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186 p.
2004
Document 019745
Effective Communication/Motivational Strategies in Assessing and Overcoming Resistance to Change [Lesson Plans and Participant's Manual]
By Ferns, Ray; Gornik, Mark; Cheney, Deena. National Institute of Corrections Academy (Longmont, CO).
This 32-hour training program will "provide practitioners, who are working with resistive, chemically dependent or criminal populations, with specific knowledge, skills and techniques to more effectively internalize motivation for change" (p. 1). This course includes eight modules:
  • Introduction to overall course;
  • Offender management;
  • Social learning theory;
  • Overview of "What Works" research;
  • Criminal logic;
  • Introduction to basic communication skills;
  • Why these skills won... Read More
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2004
Document 020095
Tools of the Trade: A Guide to Incorporating Science Into Practice
By Taxman, Faye S., et al.. National Institute of Corrections; MD Division of Parole and Probation; MD Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention; University of Maryland. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC); Maryland Dept. of Public Safety and Correctional Services.
The application of evidence-based research findings to the practice of offender supervision is explained. Sections of this manual include: introduction -- supervision as a behavioral management process to reduce recidivism; behavior and change; assessment and planning; communication tools; information tools; incentives to shape offender behavior; service tools; offender types; and guiding principles.... Read More
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91 p.
2003
Document 019791
Motivational Interviewing Training [Lesson Plans]
By Bogue, Brad Nandi, Anjali. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC). Justice System Assessment & Training (Boulder, CO).
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;... Read More
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116 p.
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