Motivational Interviewing With Offenders

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Item#: 9781462529872
Author Stinson & Clark
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From experts on working with court-mandated populations, this book shows how motivational interviewing (MI) can help offenders move beyond resistance or superficial compliance and achieve meaningful behavior change. Using this evidence-based approach promotes successful rehabilitation and reentry by drawing on clients' values, goals, and strengths--not simply telling them what to do. The authors clearly describe the core techniques of MI and
ing them to life with examples and sample dialogues from a range of criminal justice and forensic settings. Of crucial importance, the book addresses MI implementation in real-world offender service systems, including practical strategies for overcoming obstacles.This book is in the Applications of Motivational Interviewing series, edited by Stephen Rollnick, William R. Miller, and Theresa B. Moyers.

Short Description
From experts on working with court-mandated populations, this book shows how motivational interviewing (MI) can help offenders move beyond resistance or superficial compliance and achieve meaningful behavior change. Using this evidence-based approach promotes successful rehabilitation and reentry by drawing on clients' values, goals, and strengths--not simply telling them what to do. The authors clearly describe the core techniques of MI and
ing them to life with examples and sample dialogues from a range of criminal justice and forensic settings. Of crucial importance, the book addresses MI implementation in real-world offender service systems, including practical strategies for overcoming obstacles.This book is in the Applications of Motivational Interviewing series.

Table of Contents
1. A New Approach2. The Spirit of Motivational Interviewing3. The Art of Listening4. The Art of Interviewing5. Engaging: The Relational Foundation6. Engaging: The Relationship in Practice7. Focusing and Preparing for Change8. Focusing in Practice9. Evoking: Moving toward Change10. Evoking in Practice11. Developing a Plan12. Resistance Reexamined13. The Rise of Motivational Interviewing14. Implementation and Sustainability15. Considerations, Cautions, and CommentsReferencesIndex