Module 9: working with young people on AOD issues: overhead transparencies

Counterproductive assumptions

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Slide 1

  • This person ought to make a change

  • This person wants to make a change

  • This person's health/relationship/legal situation is a prime motivating factor

  • If they decide not to change, the intervention has failed

Slide 2

  • People are either motivated to change or not

  • Now is the right time to consider change

  • A tough approach is most effective

  • I'm the expert. The young person must follow my advice