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Uncovering and enhancing motivation in a residential substance abuse treatment setting

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dc.contributor.author Morris, Alexandria V.
dc.date.accessioned 2018-07-25T00:15:28Z
dc.date.available 2018-07-25T00:15:28Z
dc.date.issued 2015
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/11122/8849
dc.description Master's Project (M.Ed.) University of Alaska Fairbanks, 2015 en_US
dc.description.abstract This project addresses how to enhance motivation in a residential substance abuse setting in order to encourage completion of treatment. This project discusses contingency management, music therapy, family therapy, and motivational interviewing and how they enhance motivation. Contingency management and music therapy were both found to be helpful in increasing motivation in residential settings. Family therapy was also found to increase motivation, but at smaller levels. Motivational interviewing, which is used by many therapists, also enhances motivation in a consumer and is considered an evidenced based practice. The project provides a motivational curriculum for use in a six-week residential treatment program. The curriculum incorporates all four areas found in the literature that can be used to enhance motivation and to uncover motivation and help to engage consumers in treatment. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.subject Substance abuse treatment facilities en_US
dc.subject Substance abuse en_US
dc.subject Treatment en_US
dc.title Uncovering and enhancing motivation in a residential substance abuse treatment setting en_US
dc.type Other en_US
dc.type.degree med
dc.identifier.department Masters of Education in Counseling
dc.contributor.committee Renes, Susan
dc.contributor.committee Gifford, Valerie
dc.contributor.committee McMorrow, Samantha


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