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Problems With Motivational Interviewing

Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a good thing. It’s good for the people who work in Corrections and for the clients we work with. When implemented the right way with coaching, feedback and fidelity, it can be a tremendous asset in our efforts to change behavior and even improve our own work culture. But for several years nowContinue reading “Problems With Motivational Interviewing”

Career Path pt. 1: Get Out of Your Own Way

Not everyone wants to pursue a promotion in this field and there are a lot of good reasons why that might be the case for you. But even if you don’t want to become a manager, there are many other branches of career opportunities in this field, from lead positions to instructor roles. Whatever yourContinue reading “Career Path pt. 1: Get Out of Your Own Way”

A Hare-Brained Idea

I  like to pitch ideas to people using the phrase hare-brained as in, “I got this hare-brained idea for a blog…” I use the term to lower expectations and excuse my lack of answers to legitimate questions like “How are you supposed to do that?” It doesn’t exactly inspire confidence but thats not really the point. Most ofContinue reading “A Hare-Brained Idea”