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Substance Abuse and Motivational Interviewing (MI)

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Discuss the impact substance abuse has on children and how Motivational Interviewing (MI) may help to reduce the effects it has.

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Substance Abuse and Motivational Interviewing (MI)

Extensive government research has shown that (MI) can reduce the extent of substance abuse compared to no intervention. The approach taken by this method of research wherein the intervention is client centered has low quality results, but further research is necessary to determine the efficacy of this form of substance abuse treatment (NIH, 2012).

Parents need to build a sustainable and healthy relationship with their children to ensure that children are able to ...

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The expert examines substance abuse and motivational interviewing. Two references are provided.