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Author Naar-King, Sylvie.

Title Motivational interviewing with adolescents and young adults / Sylvie Naar-King, Mariann Suarez
Published New York : Guilford Press, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (224 pages)
Series Applications of motivational interviewing
Applications of motivational interviewing.
Contents The guide -- Introduction : why MI and young people? -- Adolescence and emerging adulthood : a brief review of development -- The spirit of motivational interviewing -- Person-centered guiding skills -- Responding to resistance -- Change talk -- Commitment -- Integrating MI into your practice -- Side trips -- Alcohol problems -- Marijuana use -- Juvenile justice system -- Sexual risk reduction -- Smoking -- Psychiatric disorders -- Eating disorders -- Obesity in minorities -- Self-care for chronic medical conditions -- Group alcohol and drug treatment -- Applications in schools -- Family-based intervention -- Choosing your own path -- Ethical considerations -- Developing MI proficiency
Summary This pragmatic guide spells out how to use motivational interviewing (MI) to have productive conversations about behavior change with adolescents and young adults in any clinical context. Filled with vivid examples, sample dialogues, and "dos and don'ts," the book shows how conducting MI from a developmentally informed standpoint can help practitioners quickly build rapport with young patients, enhance their motivation to make healthy changes, and overcome ambivalence. Experts on specific adolescent problems describe MI applications in such key areas as substance abuse, smoking, sexu
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 191-216) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Motivational interviewing.
Young adults.
Interview, Psychological.
Psychology, Adolescent.
Form Electronic book
Author Suarez, Mariann.
ISBN 1609180631 (electronic bk.)
9781609180638 (electronic bk.)