Summary

This section covered the provision of a brief intervention as required by the client, including:

  • assessing a client’s need for intervention and the type of brief intervention required
  • using brief intervention strategies that match the client’s stage of change
  • complying with cultural obligations that influence the use of brief intervention with particular clients
  • employing strategies to motivate, support and encourage the client
  • identifying current needs and sources of assistance, and providing support as appropriate.
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