School of Public Health

Motivational Interviewing, Provider Training, and Fidelity

Motivational Interviewing Provider Training And Fidelity11Motivational interviewing is an evidence-based conversation strategy for promoting behavior change. This area focuses on ways to adapt motivational interviewing for a variety of people, settings and problem behaviors.

  • Dr. Scott Walters

Feldstein Ewing, S., Walters, S. T., & Baer, J. S. (2012). Motivational interviewing for groups of adolescents and emerging adults. In C. C. Wagner & K. S. Ingersoll (Eds.), Motivational interviewing in groups (pp. 387-406). New York: Guilford Press.

Walters, S. T. (in press). Working with clients who use and abuse substances: Practice guidelines for community corrections officers. Federal Probation.

Walters, S. T., Ressler, E., Douglas, L., & Taxman, F. S. (2013, October). Motivational interviewing in criminal justice: A new approach to addressing treatment motivation and related behaviors. Counselor: The Magazine for Addictions Professionals, 2013(5), 48-53.