Empower people to seek treatment for their addiction or mental health disorder with this evidence-based brief intervention.
Using research funded by the National Institute of Mental Health, the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, and the Department of Veterans Affairs, Tracy Stecker, Ph.D., applies cognitive-behavioral therapy to a sixty-minute brief intervention that has widespread applications in a variety of settings, from primary care facilities to intake call centers and military outlets, to school counseling departments and parole offices.
Using a Brief Intervention to Motivate Clients to Get Help: A How-to-Manual for Professionals and CD-ROM with reproducible client handouts feature everything professionals need to motivate and increase treatment-seeking among clients, including:
- A clear step-by-step protocol
- An outline of solutions to problems that may arise during the intervention
- Case examples of successful interventions
- The Perceptions about Services Scale (PASS) for those with mental health concerns
- The Modifying Perceptions about Services Scale (iMPASS) for those with addiction concerns
Table of Contents
- Program description
- Intervention session outline
- Part 1.The cognitive-behavioral therapy model
- Part 2: The relationship between beliefs and behavior
- Part 3: Alternative ways to think
- A. Solutions for potential problems that may
arise during the intervention session
- B. Case examples
- C. PASS questionnaire
- D. iMPASS questionnaire
- About the author
Tracy Stecker, Ph.D.
This product was previously titled Guiding Decision Making Among Clients.