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Pre-Contemplation

Pre-Contemplation

The first post in this series looking at the transtheoretical model of change (the Cycle of Change) will explore the stage refered to as [...] Read more

The Stages (or Cycle) of Change Model

The Stages (or Cycle) of Change Model

Following on from last week's post on Brief Motivational Interviewing, the next series of posts will focus on Prochaska and DiClemete's 'Cycle of [...] Read more

Brief Motivational Interviewing

Brief Motivational Interviewing

The Menu of Strategies The Menu of Strategies was initially developed as a brief motivational intervention for use with substance users in medical [...] Read more

Role Induction and Autism

Role Induction and Autism

'Role Clarification' or 'Role Induction' is a key component of the Pro-Social Modelling approach (Trotter, 1999). It is a process designed to [...] Read more

Bio-Psycho-Social Model of Substance Use Intervention

Bio-Psycho-Social Model of Substance Use Intervention

The biopsychosocial model proposes that there are physiological, behavioural and social factors that coalesce to increase the risk of developing [...] Read more

CBT Models of Substance Use Intervention

CBT Models of Substance Use Intervention

Cognitive-behavioural approaches are best perceived as encompassing a range of methods for working with substance users rather than as a single [...] Read more

The Medical Model of Substance Use Intervention

 The Medical Model of Substance Use Intervention

The medical model distinguishes between people who are psychologically dependent on drugs through their expectations or beliefs about their [...] Read more

The Disease Model of Substance Use Intervention

The Disease Model of Substance Use Intervention

Service provision and support for substance users are broadly based on four different models or approaches: the disease model that views dependency or [...] Read more

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