Motivational Interviewing in Spanish

PRESUMABLY at least Competent* MI, in Spanish - Psychiatrists role playing MI:


 *as defined in MITI 3.1.1 Coding Manuel

Motivational Interviewing with DEPRESSION Example

Action Planned Established with Motivational Interviewing, with follow up scheduled in one week

  • Example of a patient not interested in medication, but interested in staying the same
  • Education provided in session by a Medical Doctor
  • Counseling & Exercise are primary interventions planned


YOU make Case for Change = They tend to DEFEND Staying Same

  • Time Concerns of Motivational Interviewing are addressed - 15min vs. 15yrs
  • Example of our investment in change being more than patient's/client's is a universal Motivational Interviewing concept to be aware of
  • This specific example is with an MD and long-term smoking patient with no intention to quite

Excerpt from MI DVD Series “Engaging Motivation 1 & 2” of Multiple Settings (including healthcare [see details below])

  • Tobbaco - First part = High Empathy w/smoking troubles
  • Fruit and Vegetable Consumption - Second Part = Questions belief of fruit and vegetable impact on health. “I know what I should do, but…”. Use of Importance/Confidence Ruler

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  • Marijuana use = First Part = High Empathy
  • Diabetes diagnosis = Second Part = Patient/Client Overwhelmed

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  • This and the previous links above are from two DVDs TitleBoth links above are in relation to     Engaging Motivation 2 (2008):
    • Two of the scenarios are based in a health setting (Sarah and Geoff), one in mental health (Jean), 2 in vocational training and employment (Jasmine and Shirley) and one in the Criminal Justice sector (Joe). All are unscripted roleplays using professional actors as clients. Counselling is demonstrated by Toni Gilligan and Pip Mason.
  • Engaging Motivation (2006)
    • There are 6 scenarios each 15-20 minutes long.
      Two (Liam and Steve) are located within the Criminal Justice System, two (David and Mandy) are in health care settings, one (Natalie) is in a drugs agency and one (Darren) is in a youth counselling context. Counselling is demonstrated by Toni Gilligan and Pip Mason. The scenes are unscripted role-plays using professional actors as clients.