Module 9: working with young people on AOD issues: overhead transparencies

Good things/less good things

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  • Essential strategy, 'heart and soul' of MI

  • Builds and explores ambivalence

    • current drug use

    • possibility of changing drug use

  • Builds rapport

  • Assesses readiness for change

  • Assesses other factors such as triggers for relapse, if change were to occur