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By Topic - Counseling Skills

Client-Provider Interaction: Family Planning Counseling (Self-Study Information)
Family Health International
http://www.fhi.org/training/en/modules/CPI/intro.htm
The purpose of this training module is to help providers become more aware of the importance of client-provider interactions, especially family planning counseling.

What is Motivational Interviewing?
Stephen Rollnick, Ph.D., & William R. Miller, Ph.D.
http://www.stephenrollnick.com/index.php/all-commentary/64-what-is-motivational-interviewing

Repository of Motivational Interviewing resources

Ideas for Providers: Teach Yourself Better Counseling
Maximizing Access and Quality (MAQ) Initiative
http://www.infoforhealth.org/pr/j48/ideastips.shtml
This guide describes techniques such as role playing, colleague observation, creating a friendly environment, and collecting useful supporting materials to help providers assess themselves and improve their counseling skills.


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