TIP 35: Enhancing Motivation for Change in Substance Abuse Treatment
This guide helps clinicians influence the change process in their clients by incorporating motivational interventions into substance use disorder treatment programs. It describes different interventions that can be used at all stages of change.
MI Reminder Card
The “MI Reminder Card (Am I Doing This Right?)” is a quick guide for checking your Motivational Interviewing skills. Use the 11 questions on this card to build self-awareness about your attitudes, thoughts, and communication style as you conduct your work.
Motivational Interviewing Assessment: Supervisory Tools for Enhancing Proficiency (MIA:STEP)
This training was created by a collaboration across multiple federal agencies that work on issues of drug use and health. The manual and demonstration interviews help supervisors mentor counselors and other clinicians in the use of MI skills in clinical settings.
Kate Speck’s Shaping Up Your Motivational Interviewing Skills Webinar
Dr. Speck will help you recognize when you’re becoming “stuck” during a Motivational Interviewing session—and what to do about it. Review strategies to address ambivalence about change, respond to goal conflicts, and evoke change talk.
A Tour of Motivational Interviewing: An Interprofessional Road Map for Behavior Change Online Course
This course takes the learner on a tour of the essential skills used to strengthen an individual’s motivation for behavior change. Descriptions, demonstrations, and learning activities provide an introduction to MI.
MI Skill Building: How To Recognize, Respond To, and Elicit Change Talk and Cultivating Change Talk, Part II
Hosted by MINT certified trainer Alex Waitt, this pair of webinars enhances understanding of a crucial motivational interviewing skill.