Slide 1

  • Worker's style is a powerful determinant of resistance

  • Argument tends to evoke resistance

  • Young people may respond to confrontation by presenting reasons against change

  • When resistance is evoked, young people tend not to change

Slide 2

  • Resistance may be a message from the young person that you do not understand them or their situation

  • Motivation emerges from the interaction between the young person and the worker

  • Motivation can be increased by using a variety of strategies