School-Based Motivational Interviewing for Eliciting Behavior Change (PO395)

  • PMD: 3,4
  • Skill Level: Introduction
  • Session 5: Promoting Academic Success
  • Live Chat:
    Wednesday, February 24, 2021
    12:45 PM–1:30 PM
    (Posters available on demand at any time during the convention week and for sixty days thereafter.)

Learner Objectives

This session will help participants…

  1. gain knowledge on the development/history of motivational interviewing (MI), specifically school based motivational interviewing (SBMI).
  2. fill their school psychology toolbox with resources to begin implementing SBMI in their districts.
  3. address ethical concerns of implementing SBMI and provide suggestions for best practice.

Description

This poster presentation covers the development/history of motivational interviewing (MI). It specifically addresses motivational interviewing in the school setting (school-based motivationalinterviewing, or SBMI). SBMI entails changing the behaviors of the adults around students and/or directly motivating students to adopt academic enabling behaviors and reduce academic disabling behaviors. This poster presentation includes recommendations for best practice, ethical considerations for implementing SBMI, and addresses where future research is needed.

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Presenter(s)

Jenna M. Gower, Hazel Park Schools

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