Book reviews : Motivational interviewing in social work practice by Melinda Hohman

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Title: Book reviews : Motivational interviewing in social work practice by Melinda Hohman
Authors: Ní Raghallaigh, Muireann
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/5435
Date: Jan-2013
Abstract: As a book that focuses specifically on the use of motivational interviewing (MI) in relation to social work, this is a very important contribution to the literature. Social workers may frequently think of MI as a method of working with clients experiencing addiction problems. However, Melinda Hohman, with the help of various contributors, highlights the value of this approach in working with a diverse range of issues including, for example, intimate partner violence and child protection. It is refreshing to see that the examples that are used span the micro-, mezzo- and macro-levels of social work practice. Thus the book is appealing to those working in diverse settings, whether with individuals, groups or communities.
Type of material: Journal Article
Publisher: Sage
Copyright (published version): 2013 Sage
Keywords: Social work practice;Social psychological theories
DOI: 10.1177/1468017312457007b
Language: en
Status of Item: Peer reviewed
Appears in Collections:Social Policy, Social Work and Social Justice Research Collection

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