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Unit 6 Discussion 1 Review the video, Introduction to Motivational Interviewing, linked in Resources. Each scenario provides examples of how a motivational interviewing approach opens the dialogue for change. Create a scenario for short dialog that might happen between a counselor and client with at least a moderate substance use disorder. Begin by presenting an event has precipitated them to present for treatment. Script how clients describe their ambivalence toward change and how the counselor might respond. Be certain to include a two-sided reflection. Motivational Interviewing (MI), is collaborative way to conduct an interview with a client that is person centered. MI is a conversation between the counselor and the client that focusses on motivation towards change and addresses the issues of uncertainty to change. The idea is to guide the client to realizing their own thoughts and ideas about changing. MI helps a person to make the choice to change by making their own mind and not feeling pressure to do so. Counselor – Hello frank, It is nice to meet you, I am glad you could make it today. So, tell me what brings you here today? Frank – Well a couple of weeks ago I was out with some friends I haven’t seen in a long time and well, we were drinking and having a great time, they had some coke they were doing so I did a line or two. Then on the way home I got pulled over and now I am here
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