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Motivational Interviewing Suite

Motivational Interviewing has been demonstrated to be an effective tool in promoting relationships and behavior change. These principles and strategies can be used to enhance relationships and help staff feel more confident when addressing challenging issues.

These short videos provide examples of how to use Motivational Interviewing strategies in everyday conversations between Head Start and Early Head Start staff and families. In the first video, watch as a parent and a teacher talk about a child's challenging behavior in the classroom. The second video shows a home visitor talking to a parent about a positive depression screening. Staff can use these videos to identify skills to enhance their relationships with families. Use the Motivational Interviewing Viewers Guide to note the Motivational Interviewing skills and strategies you observe in the videos.

Watch the accompanying debriefs to see how the strategies impact how the participants think and feel. Use the related materials to deepen your knowledge.

These video clips, less than 30 seconds each, show staff and family reflecting on their conversations. Mary, a parent, and Ms. Jefferson, a teacher, are asked questions about how this type of conversation impacts their relationship with each other. Watch these clips to see reflection in action, and to understand how using specific Motivational Interviewing strategies can help deepen your relationships with families. These debriefs are listed by theme.

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The Importance of Trust (Parent Clip 1)

This video clip shows staff and family reflections on their conversations. Mary, a parent, and Ms. Jefferson, a teacher, are asked questions about the impact of this type of conversation on their relationship with each other. Watch this clip to see reflection in action and to understand how using specific Motivational Interviewing strategies can help to deepen your relationships with families.

These video clips, less than 30 seconds each, show staff and family reflecting on their conversations. Sarah, a home visitor, and Tammy, a parent, are asked questions about how this type of conversation impacts their relationship with each other. Watch these clips to see reflection in action, and to understand how using specific Motivational Interviewing strategies can help deepen your relationships with families. These debriefs are listed by theme.

The following excerpts are short video clips that highlight specific strategies and elements of Motivational Interviewing. Use the Motivational Interviewing Viewers Guide to read about these strategies. Watch the excerpts to see examples of Motivational Interviewing strategies and processes in action. Each clip is labeled with the strategy it is illustrating. These clips can be downloaded for use in trainings or in small group discussions.

Topic:Mental Health

Keywords:Home visitorsParentsMotivational interviewing

Resource Type: Article

National Centers: Early Childhood Health and Wellness

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