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The researchers evaluated the effectiveness of continuing education training in Motivational Interviewing (MI) for addiction counselors. Participants reported a significant increase in counseling self-efficacy and 86.8% reported increasing MI use in their practice. Only 3.9%, however, participated in post-training consultation.

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This is the peer reviewed version of the following article:

Doumas, D. M., Miller, R. M. and Esp, S. (2019) Continuing Education in Motivational Interviewing for Addiction Counselors: Reducing the Research‐to‐Practice Gap. Journal of Addictions & Offender Counseling, 40(1) 36-51

which has been published in final form at doi: 10.1002/jaoc.12055 by Wiley on behalf of the American Counseling Association. This article may be used for non-commercial purposes in accordance with Wiley Terms and Conditions for Self-Archiving.