Motivational Interviewing in Schools: Conversations to Improve Behavior and Learning (Application Of Motivational) 1st Edition

The first teacher's guide to the proven counseling approach known as motivational interviewing (MI), this pragmatic book shows how to use everyday interactions with students as powerful opportunities for change. MI comprises skills and strategies that can make brief conversations about any kind of behavioral, academic, or peer-related challenge more effective. Extensive sample dialogues bring to life the "dos and don'ts" of talking to K–12 students (and their parents) in ways that promote self-directed problem solving and personal growth. 

By Stephen Rollnick PhD (Author), Sebastian G. Kaplan PhD (Author), Richard Rutschman EdD (Author)