Motivational Interviewing is an integral part of SBIRT, and its principles can also be applied to other therapeutic interactions revolving around behavior change.
The following materials, which have been developed by the Institute for Research, Education and Training in Addictions, supplement formal MI training, but cannot replace the instruction and practice necessary to become proficient.
TIP 35: Enhancing Motivation for Change in Substance Abuse Treatment
MI Reminder Card
Motivational Interviewing Assessment: Supervisory Tools for Enhancing Proficiency (MIA:STEP)
Video: An Example of Good MI and Video: An Example of Bad MI
Kate Speck’s Shaping Up Your Motivational Interviewing Skills Webinar
A Tour of Motivational Interviewing: An Interprofessional Road Map for Behavior Change Online Course
MI Skill Building: How To Recognize, Respond To, and Elicit Change Talk and Cultivating Change Talk, Part II