Did you know?
- A single Motivational Interviewing (MI) training session can increase VR Counselor confidence in implementing and using MI.
- Motivational Interviewing improves a VR Counselor’s ability to help consumers resolve ambivalence about change and increase motivation toward change.
- Motivational Interviewing helps VR Counselors support consumers in exercising informed choice and in taking ownership of – and accountability for – their IPE and vocational goal
- Establishing Motivational Interviewing in your organization can be less complicated than initially thought.
These are the key takeaways for VR counselors and administrators from the Capstone Project: Motivational Interviewing Training Effect in Vocational Rehabilitation completed by David Higginbotham, a PEQA Cohort Member and QA Program Specialist from the Louisiana Workforce Commission: Vocational Rehabilitation.