ERIC Number: EJ843973
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 11
Reflection and Outlook for the Future of Addictions Treatment and Training: An Interview with William R. Miller
Adams, Jason B.; Madson, Michael B.
Journal of Teaching in the Addictions, v5 n1 p95-109 2006
The development of motivational interviewing (MI) has contributed to a significant change in the zeitgeist of substance abuse treatment. Dr. William Miller has been instrumental in the direction MI has taken. Dr. Miller helped develop MI, guide research and training initiatives, and as a result set a solid foundation for the future of MI. In this article, an interview with Dr. Miller is provided, in which he reflects on his career as he prepares for retirement and provides his perspective on the future of substance abuse treatment and training. Dr. Miller's recommendations for training therapists in MI are also highlighted.
Descriptors: Substance Abuse, Interviews, Motivation Techniques, Counseling Techniques, Futures (of Society), Retirement, Counselor Training, Addictive Behavior, Therapy, College Faculty, Psychology, Behavior Change
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A