Research Article

Dental Health Research

Weinstein, P., Harrison, R., & Benton, T. (2004). Motivating Parents to Prevent Caries in Their Young Children - One-Year Findings. Journal of the American Dental Association, 135, 731-738. View Article

Harrison, R., Veronneau, J., & Leroux, B. (2010). Design and Implementation of a Dental Caries Prevention Trial in Remote Canadian Aboriginal Communities. Trials, 11.View Article

Weinstein P, Harrison R, & Benton T. (2006). Motivating mothers to prevent caries: confirming the beneficial effect of counseling. Journal of the American Dental Association, 137, 789-793.View Article

Almomani, F., Williams, K., Catley, D., & Brown, C. (2009). Effects of an Oral Health Promotion Program in People With Mental Illness. Journal of Dental Research, 88(7), 648-652.

Koerber A, Crawford J, O'Connell K. The effects of teaching dental students brief motivational interviewing for smoking-cessation counseling: a pilot study. J Dent Educ. 2003 Apr;67(4):439-47.View Article

White LG, & Pollex SS.(2005). Tobacco: motivational interviewing to empower behavior change. Texas Dental Journal, 122, 528-32.View Article

Koerber A, Crawford J, O'Connell K. The effects of teaching dental students brief motivational interviewing for smoking-cessation counseling: a pilot study. J Dent Educ. 2003 Apr;67(4):439-47.View Article

Koerber A, Crawford J, O'Connell K. The effects of teaching dental students brief motivational interviewing for smoking-cessation counseling: a pilot study. J Dent Educ. 2003 Apr;67(4):439-47.View Article

Yevlahova, D., & Satur, J. (2009). Models for Individual Oral Health Promotion and Their Effectiveness: a Systematic Review. Australian Dental Journal, 54(3), 190-197.

 

Cascaes AM, et al. (2014). Effectiveness of Motivational Interviewing at Improving Oral Health: a Systemic Review. Rev Saude Publica. 2014 Feb;48(1):142-53. View Article- We found inconclusive effectiveness for most oral health outcomes. We need more and better designed and reported interventions to fully assess the impact of MI on oral health and understand the appropriate dosage for the counseling interventions.

 

Batliner T, et al. (2014).  Motivational interviewing with American Indian mothers to prevent early childhood caries: study design and methodology of a randomized control trial. Trials. 2014 Apr 14;15(1):125. [Epub ahead of print] -View Article - The protocol provides a unique model for oral health interventions using principles of community-based participatory research and is currently on schedule to meet study objectives. If the study is successful, motivational interviewing intervention can be applied in AI communities to reduce ECC disparities in this disadvantaged population, with study of further applicability in other populations and settings.Trial registration: NCT01116726.www.Clinicaltrials.gov.

"Old dogs" and new skills: how clinician characteristics relate to motivational interviewing skills before, during, and after training.

Carpenter, KM, Cheng WY, Smith JL, Brooks AC, Amrhein PC, Wain RM, Nunes EV. (2012). J Consult Clin Psychol, 560-73. 

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- [Telephone Coaching Delivery (TCS)], which provided immediate feedback during practice sessions, was most effective for increasing MI Spirit and reflective listening among clinicians with no graduate degree and stronger vocabulary performances. [Video Tape (AT)] supervision was more effective for increasing these skills among clinicians with a graduate degree. Further, TCS and AT were most likely to enhance MI Spirit among clinicians with low average to average verbal and abstract reasoning performances.

Treatment Fidelity of Motivational Interviewing Delivered by a School Nurse to Increase Girls’ Physical Activity

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Robbins, et al. J Sch Nurs. Feb 2012; 28(1): 70-78. 

  • The following four areas related to treatment fidelity were addressed: (a) study design, (b) training of interventionists, (c) intervention delivery, and (d) intervention receipt. Findings showed that 34 of 37 (91.9%) girls completed all three sessions. An initial motivational interviewing training workshop followed by evaluation of audio-taped sessions with constructive feedback can result in successful and consistent delivery by a school nurse.

Motivational interviewing to increase physical activity in people with chronic health conditions: a systematic review and meta-analysis

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O’Holloran, et al.Clin Rehabil. 2014 Dec;28(12):1159-71.

  • The addition of motivational interviewing to usual care may lead to modest improvements in physical activity for people with chronic health conditions...Sensitivity analysis based on trials that confirmed treatment fidelity produced a larger effect.

Motivational interviewing for probation staff: Increasing the readiness to change.

Clark, M.M. (2005). Federal Probation, 69, 22-28. [Part One of a Two Part Series] Complete article:

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  • "Externally-imposed compliance is the least enduring type of change, with negative behavior returning once the coercive force is withdrawn."
  • "Since offenders will come to us as villains or victims, we need to move beyond these limiting views to see offenders with a third lens—as capable and as a resource in the process of change. This "third lens" as pro-posed by Bazemore & Terry corresponds with a motivational approach (middle ground) that lies between the extremes of "tough" and "soft.""

Motivational Interviewing with Ethnic Minorities in Substance Abuse Treatment

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Burlew, A.K., Rosa C.L., Brooks, A.J., Weekes, J., Forcehimes, A.A. (2011). Substance Use Treatment with Ethnic Minorities: Lessons Learned in the Clinical Trials Network of the National Institue on Drug Abuse. Symposium presented at the American Psychological Association (APA) convention, Washington, DC, August 4-7.

Substance Use Treatment with Ethnic Minorities: Lessons Learned in the Clinical Trials Network of the National Institute on Drug Abuse

PowerPoint - Burlew, A.K., Rosa C.L., Brooks, A.J., Weekes, J., Forcehimes, A.A. (2011).  Symposium presented at the American Psychological Association (APA) convention, Washington, DC, August 4-7.

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Motivational Interventions for Special Populations

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Carroll, K.M., Szapocznik, J., Douaihy, A., Morales, L.S. (2008).  Presented at the NIDA Blending Conference, “Blending Addiction Science & Treatment: The Impact of Evidence-Based Practices on Individuals, Families and Communities,” Cincinnati, OH, June 2-3. Part 2.

  • Brochure - National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC) National Office. (2007). The Science of Treatment: Dissemination of Research-Based Drug Addiction Treatment Findings (Blending Team Product). Produced by the NIDA/SMAHSA-ATTC Blending Initiative.
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  • Power Point - Seizer, J.A. (2007). The CTN Research Utilization Committee: Putting Dissemination Research into Practice. Presented at theAddiction Health Services Research Conference, October 15-17.
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Decisional Balance

LaBrie, J.W., Pedersen, E.R., Earleywine, M., & Olsen, H. (2006). Reducing heavy drinking in college males with the decisional balance: Analyzing an element of Motivational Interviewing. Addictive Behaviors, 31,. 254-263. Abstract available (fee for complete article):

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