The Library

General Resources

MI-Related Abstracts (through 2004) (Thanks to Jennifer Hettema and Patricia Juarez)

MI Bibliography


Clark, M.D. (2005). Motivational interviewing for probation staff: Increasing the readiness to change. Federal Probation, 69, 22-28. [Part One of a Two Part Series]

Clark, M.D., Walters, S. T., Gingerich, R., & Meltzer, M. (2006). Motivational Interviewing For Probation Officers: Tipping the Balance Towards Change. Federal Probation, 70, 38-44. [Part Two of a Part Series]

Rubak, S, Sandboek, A., Lauritzen, T., & Christensen, B. (2005). Motivational interviewing: a systematic review and meta-analysis. British Journal of General Practice, 55: 513, pp. 305-312.

Rubak S, Sandbaek A, Lauritzen T, Borch-Johnsen K, Christensen B. (2006). An education and training course in motivational interviewing influence: GPs' professional behaviour--ADDITION Denmark. British Journal of General Practice, 56, 429-36.

Motivational interviewing in intensive treatment of Type 2 diabetes detected by screening in general practice. Overall effect of a course in “Motivational interviewing”
PhD thesis - Sune Leisgaard Mørck Rubak

Powerpoint Presentations

Findings from Clinical Trials (Updated version October 2005; online slide presentation) (or download Powerpoint 2000 file here)

A Meta-Analysis of Research on Motivational Interviewing Treatment Effectiveness (MARMITE)
(November 2004; Hettema, Steele, Miller;
online slide presentation) (or download Powerpoint 2000 file here)

Toward a Theory of Motivational Interviewing (November 2004; Miller, online slide presentation) (or download Powerpoint 2000 file here)

Research Posters

MINT Bulletin

MINT Bulletin / MINUET Newsletter Archive

Book Links


Motivational Interviewing: Preparing People for Change (2nd edition)
William R. Miller & Stephen Rollnick
Table of contents
Chapter 1 (sample chapter)

Motivational Interviewing in Health Care: Helping Patients Change Behavior
Stephen Rollnick, William R. Miller, and Christopher C. Butler
Table of contents
Chapter 1 (sample chapter)

Motivational Interviewing in the Treatment of Psychological Problems
Edited by Hal Arkowitz, Henny A. Westra, William R. Miller, and Stephen Rollnick
Table of contents
Chapter 1 (sample chapter)


Health Behavior Change: A Guide for Practitioners Stephen Rollnick, Pip Mason, and Chris Butler

Improving Treatment Compliance Dennis Daley and Allan Zuckoff

Promoting Health through Organizational Change (Harvey Skinner)

Motivate Healthy Habits (Rick Botelho)

Motivating Offenders to Change: A Guide for Probation and Parole (Walters, Clark, Gingerich, Meltzer)

Treatment Manuals

Motivational Interviewing Assessment : Supervisory Tools for Enhancing Proficiency (MIA-STEP)

Motivational Enhancement Therapy with Drug Abusers (Miller, W. R., 1995) [A clinical research guide for therapists in applying Motivational Enhancement Therapy (MET) with drug abusers. This document is an adaptation and extension on the Project MATCH MET therapist manual.] (Adobe Acrobat format)

Project MATCH MET Manual (Miller, Zweben, DiClemente, Rychtarik; NIAAA)

Motivational Enhancement Therapy for Adolescent Cannabis Users (Susan Sampl, Ronald Kadden).

Enhancing Motivation for Change in Substance Abuse Treatment U.S. Center for Substance Abuse Treatment TIP Manual 35

Enhancing Motivation for Change Inservice Training U.S. Center for Substance Abuse Treatment; TIP 35 Training Manual

Motivational Groups for Community Substance Abuse Programs Karen Ingersoll, Chris Wagner, Sandy Gharib

Group Treatment for Substance Abuse: A Stages of Change Therapy Manual Mary Marden Velasquez, Gaylyn Gaddy Mauer, Cathy Crouch, Carlo C. Diclemente

Transcripts of MI Video Segments

The following segments are from the CASAA 1998 MI Video Series. Some were transcribed by CASAA and some were transcribed by Deborah Van Horn. Links go directly to their websites.

"Jim the Rounder" - initial interview with a client referred after a drinking and driving charge (Tape C)

"Ponytail John" - initial interview with a client referred after a positive drug screen at work (Tape B Phase I Part 2)

Decisional balance discussion - the good things and the not-so-good things about drinking (Tape/Part B, Chapter 6, Scene 4)

Importance and confidence rulers - brief intervention with a smoker in primary care (Tape/Part E, Chapter 4, Scene 7)

Reflective responses to resistance - very brief examples (Tape/Part C, Chapter 2, Scenes 2, 4, and 6)

Providing normative feedback - snippets from start and end of a session (Tape/Part D, Chapter 2, selected scenes)

Elicit-provide-elicit 1 - providing information to increasing importance of change (Tape/Part D, Chapter 4)

Elicit-provide-elicit 2 - providing information to enhance commitment for change (Tape/Part D, Chapter 5)

Clinical and Research Forms/Instruments (Adobe Acrobat format) Click here to download Acrobat Reader

BECCI (Behaviour Change Counselling Index) (Lane) Form Manual
BECCI-CJ ((Behaviour Change Counselling Index - Criminal Justice version)
BECCI (Spanish version) Manual Formulario

Change Plan Worksheet

Decisional Balance Worksheet

Motivational Interviewing Skill Code (MISC) 2.0 Forms (Miller, Moyers, Ernst, Amrhein)

Motivational Interviewing Treatment Integrity Manual (MITI)

* MITI Transcript: CASAA MI Series: Tape B: EAP John / Ponytail (uncoded) (coded)
* MITI Transcript: CASAA MI Series: Tape C: Rounder
(uncoded) (coded)

Readiness Ruler

SOCRATES Version 8A Version 8D (Drugs) Version 8 in Spanish Scoring Sheet

Values Card Sort (Instructions)

Values Card Sort for Individuals with Schizophrenia (Moyers & Martino)

Video Assessment of Simulated Encounters (VASE-R)

What I Want From Treatment

Other relevant instruments can be found on the CASAA website at http://casaa.unm.edu/inst/inst.html
Also, related forms are available through the NOVA Southeastern Guided Self-Change clinic: http://www.nova.edu/gsc/online_files.html


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