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||Online since:||2014-02-28T09:30:29Z||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||Journal:||Journal of Social Work||Volume:||13||Issue:||1||Start page:||109||End page:||111||Copyright (published version):||2013 Sage||Keywords:||Social work practice; Social psychological theories||DOI:||10.1177/1468017312457007b||Other versions:||http://jsw.sagepub.com/cgi/reprint/13/1/109||Language:||en||Status of Item:||Peer reviewed|
|Appears in Collections:||Social Policy, Social Work and Social Justice Research Collection|
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