MI is used all over the world: There are trainers in 38 languages & MI books translated into 19 languages.
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MI is used in many different settings: Motivational interviewing was developed in the addiction field [History]. Now it applies to numerous areas of change: mental health, co-occurring disorders\dual diagnosis, primary health care (including diabetes, weight change, nutrition, medication adherence, HIV) gambling, smoking, substance abuse, criminal justice clients, etc. It is practiced with adults and adolescents.
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People of many different professions are using it: MI is used by psychologists, doctors, nurses, social workers, addiction professionals, counselors, corrections professionals, Case Managers, therapists, Healthcare Professionals, Educators Corrections, Supervisors…