Motivational Interviewing

December 16, 2014

Motivational Interviewing a component of GEO Reentry programming

A core component of GEO Reentry Services reentry programming is Motivational Interviewing, used at GEO Reentry-operated day reporting centers to strengthen each participant’s commitment to change. MI is a counseling approach that centers on addressing ambivalence toward personal change by supporting change in participants through positive engagement and personal focus. […]
May 2, 2013

Motivational Interviewing helps rehabilitate offenders

The National Institute of Corrections recently posted an article advocating the use of Motivational Interviewing in the corrections field. NIC describes MI as a technique for open communication between offenders and their supervisors that aims to help offenders overcome their reluctance to change problem behaviors. Motivational Interviewing is a core […]