Motivational Interviewing: A useful skill for correctional staff? (2014)
Type of ContentJournal Articles
PublisherUniversity of Canterbury. Psychology
University of Canterbury. School of Health Sciences
AuthorsBritt, E.show all
Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a collaborative conversation about change, which systematic reviews and meta-analyses have shown to be an effective intervention for a range of behaviours, including offending. The following paper will provide: a description of what MI is; what we know about how it works; a discussion of MI training and implementation within organisations, and some challenges when engaging in MI within a correctional setting.
CitationBritt, E. (2014) Motivational Interviewing: A useful skill for correctional staff?. Practice: The New Zealand Corrections Journal, 2(2), pp. 5-9.
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