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Rapid Involuntary Client Engagement

Volume 84 Number 3
December 2020

This article focuses upon change implementation at the individual and interpersonal level for line officers supervising clients in community. The author provides a generic practice model for enabling officers to establish a working alliance with probationers/parolees as quickly as possible. This practice model incorporates six best-practice tactics embedded within the framework of the four basic Motivational Processes.