Practice Guidance

Motivational interviewing

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Contents Introduction Underlying principles of motivational interviewing Key processes Core skills What motivational interviewing is not Professionals’ responses following training Concluding thoughts References Introduction This article aims to describe the motivational interviewing approach, its core spirit and processes, and its application to social work. It reflects the author’s own understanding of the approach. Motivational interviewing […]

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