Motivational Interviewing with Adolescents and Young Adults
This new edition provides vital tools for helping young people open up about their struggles, explore alternatives, and make healthier choices. The authors show how to have productive conversations about behavior change with adolescents and young adults in any clinical context.
There are chapters on MI in groups and involving caregivers in treatment. The book also contains user-friendly worksheets, self-reflection exercises, and skill-building activities.
Building rapport with teenagers is notoriously difficult, often because adults struggle to understand their perspective and priorities. As someone who regularly teaches courses on counseling adolescents, I have found the ideas in this book absolutely critical in becoming a more effective therapist. I highly recommend this improved second edition, which should be required reading… - Jeremy Jewell, PhD, Dept. of Psychology. Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville