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Client Experiences of Motivational Interviewing: An Interpersonal Process Recall Study

About the Course:

This is a qualitative research article identifying the most and least beneficial interventions for motivational interviewing in substance abuse treatment. The aspects of therapy which clients in this study felt were important are similar to those hypothesized to underlie the effectiveness of MI, including a nonconfrontational approach, affirmation, and developing discrepancies between beliefs and behavior.

This course is based on the article, Client experiences of motivational interviewing: An interpersonal process recall study created by Gary Latchford, PhD, et al. in 2016.

Publication Date:

2016

Course Material Authors

Course Material Authors authored the material only, and were not involved in creating this CE course. They are identified here for your own evaluation of the relevancy of the material this course is based on.

SA Jones
Leeds Institute of Health Sciences, University of Leeds, UK.
Gary Latchford, PhD
Gary is Joint Programme Director for the Clinical Psychology Training Programme, at Leeds Institute of Health Sciences, University of Leeds, UK. He has presented at national and international conferences on health and clinical psychology and has run workshops on motivational interviewing and adherence in the UK and worldwide. His work has been published in multiple peer reviewed journals.
Gillian Tober
Gillian Tober is a former trustee and former president of the Society for the Study of Addiction. She is an Associate Senior Lecturer at the University of Leeds. Her research is in the measurement of addiction treatment delivery, the measurement of treatment outcomes, the effectiveness of addiction treatment and the nature and measurement of substance dependence. Her clinical work includes the development of and supervision in the use of treatment manuals. She co-edited Motivational Dialogue and Methadone Matters, and is author of a number of published research papers and book chapters.

Course Creator

Paul Pawlicki, PsyD, LP
Paul Pawlicki, PsyD, received his degree in clinical psychology from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology in Chicago, IL, in 2005. From 2004-2006, he taught courses in general psychology, abnormal psychology, and human sexuality at Collin College in Plano, TX. He currently practices individual therapy at the Department of Sexual Medicine at Park Nicollet Health Health Services near Minneapolis, MN.

Recommended For:

Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.

Course Objectives:

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  1. Identify the benefits of a qualitative study for research on motivational interviewing techniques in substance abuse treatment
  2. Recognize important steps in conducting and generating conclusions from a qualitative study
  3. Discuss the elements of motivational interviewing in this study that are most and least useful for therapeutic impact on clients with substance abuse issues

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Course Number 102480
1.25 CE credit hour
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