MI and Brain Injury

Ep 77 – MI and Brain Injury

Glenn and Sebastian were joined by Russha Knauer to discuss her work applying MI with people who have experienced a brain injury. Russha has a BA in psychology and a master’s degree in Criminal Justice Administration. She joined the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers in San Diego in 2009. MI & Brain Injury


Prior to joining the MINDSOURCE Brain Injury Network, she spent her 20 year career working in juvenile and criminal justice. She is interested in exploring how Motivational Interviewing can be adapted for use with people who have had an injury to the brain. 


Episode Index:


        0:00 – Opening and episode preview 

        5:05 – Russha’s introduction and early MI story: Learning and application of MI        

                    in juvenile justice settings

      17:15 – Transition to working with people who have experienced brain injury

      27:00 – Some challenges caring for people with brain injury

      46:55 – Applications of MI

   1:12:36 – End of episode 


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