Tag Archive for: Motivational Interviewing

New review discusses how paraprofessional providers can expand school-based motivational interviewing

Hart, M. J., McQuillin, S. D., Iachini, A., Weist, M. D., Hills, K. J., & Cooper, D. K. (2023). Expanding school-based motivational interviewing through delivery by paraprofessional providers: A Preliminary Scoping Review. School Mental Health.  https://doi.org/10.1007/s12310-023-09580-3 Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest: Schools are a common source of mental health for youths with elevated […]

University of Houston: A new hub of youth mentoring research

Meet Assistant Professor Samuel McQuillin I am a school psychologist by training, and as such, my primary research interest surrounds school-based interventions and supports that promote the emotional, behavioral, and academic wellness of youth. Currently I am refining and evaluating a brief school-based mentoring program for middle-school students. The goal of this work is to develop […]