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When your clients use addiction to cope with the challenges of life…

Treatment becomes a non-stop battle as you watch them continue to derail their lives.

You need to help these clients have a therapeutic breakthrough… and fast.

This Certified Addictions-Informed Mental Health Professional course gives you robust training to immediately target trauma and motivational interviewing skills to get your clients to make changes at the first session.

In this dynamic course, part one shows you how to uncover underlying trauma and help clients release it. Part two teaches you must-have Motivational Interviewing techniques that activate behavior change.

Here's how this addictions certification will change your career and your client's lives…
  • Build autonomy and self-efficacy with a collaborative, client-led approach
  • Blend MI with DBT, CBT, EMDR, Somatic, and Yoga interventions tailored to clients' unique needs
  • Learn specific MI dialogues to use affirming open-ended questions that reduce overwhelm
  • Get life-saving interventions for clients in active addiction, experiencing suicidality, self-harm, or other crises
  • Know exactly what to do when clients present with complex co-occurring problems

PLUS, quickly grow your client base with must-have strategies treating BIPOC and special populations.

AND, not only is your Certified Addictions-Informed Mental Health Professional* certification FREE you also get a bonus training to empower your clients to be advocates, and an e-Book with MI exercises, handouts, and more.

Become the life-changing therapist that gets clients to redirect the course of their life toward stability, healing and meaning. AND, gain career-enhancing addictions certification training!

Addictions Certification Training
Trauma-Focused Motivational Interviewing Strategies for Rapid Change

$1,044.93 Value
Just $299.99 Today!
Earn up to 24.25 CE Hours included in the course tuition.
Click here for Credit details | Click here for course objectives and outline
What your colleagues are saying…
"Excellent course. Wealth of information. Lots of takeaways." — Madeline M., Social Worker
"Best program I have attended in my mental health career. I appreciated Mr. Gentry's humility, knowledge, and realness. It is clear he has a heart for the traumatized/addicted/suffering person. Thank you thank you thank you." — Angie S., LMFT
"This course totally exceeded my expectations, and I learned important concepts as well as guidance on implementing the knowledge with my clients who suffer from addiction and trauma. I am very grateful I took this course!" — Cindy B., Counselor

What You'll Learn
Learn through bite-sized modules so you can customize what you learn first
and gain the skills you need to use with clients in session tomorrow.
Trauma-Focused Addictions Interventions
Begin by gaining the education you need to quickly build rapport, identify PTSD and other disorders, and create treatment plans customized for each client. Then, learn key interventions to treat the most challenging aspects of trauma — dissociation, attachment ruptures, and re-creating safety. All this while knowing how to manage these clients' addiction whether it's active, in remission, or anywhere in between.
Fast-Track Assessment & Diagnosis
  • Create co-regulation through MI and Feedback-Informed therapy
  • Evidence-based assessment tools to use again and again
  • Simplified treatment planning & monitoring
  • Recognize the signs and symptoms of withdrawal
  • Know what to look for and what to ask with Process Addictions
  • When to use harm reduction strategies
  • Understand the role of attachment in traumatic stress
  • Chemical dependency facts you need to know
Treatment Interventions
  • Keys to working with BIPOC and special populations
  • Polyvagal strategies to quiet the nervous system to stop cravings
  • Teach diverse mindfulness exercises to facilitate self-regulation
  • Foster post-traumatic growth and resiliency
  • Prevent dissociation with grounding exercises
  • EMDR techniques to reprocess addiction-related memories
  • CPT, CBT, and other narrative strategies to create cognitive restructuring
  • Somatic and yoga therapy to facilitate body-based healing
  • Decrease fears and anxieties with exposure-based strategies

Motivational Interviewing for Trauma and Complex Clients
Gain addiction and trauma-focused MI techniques to evoke behavior activation and create sustainable stability in your clients' lives. Learn the essential strategies that can be used with all clients, no matter what stage of change, life circumstance, or diagnosis.
Fast-Track Assessment & Diagnosis Need to Know MI Therapy Starters
  • Foster autonomy and collaboration with a client-led approach
  • Build rapport and overcome cultural barriers with BIPOC clients and other populations
  • Prepare clients to be receptive to treatment
  • Create an environment of open communication and safety
  • Assess internal conflict-preventing change with a strengths-based lens
  • Dialogues to help you change client ambivalence into motivation and action
Skill Building Trauma-Informed MI Techniques
  • Meet clients where they are, even if their feelings are "out of control"
  • Empower clients to do their own trauma-processing work
  • Use open-ended questions & affirmations to reduce client overwhelm
  • Learn the "provide-elicit-provide" therapeutic process
  • Gain confidence facilitating group therapy, keep the group on topic and productive
Treatment Strategies for Co-Occurring Disorders, Suicidality & Other Crises
  • Case studies to teach you how to work with unique challenges
  • Collaborate with mandated clients and get them to adhere to treatment
  • Safety techniques for high-risk clients, self-harm, and more
  • Prevent ruptures or discord in the therapeutic relationship
  • Easier therapy with mandated clients, create a shared therapeutic agenda & support autonomy
Addictions Certification Training
Trauma-Focused Motivational Interviewing Strategies for Rapid Change

$1,044.93 Value!
Earn up to 24.25 CE Hours included in the course tuition.
Click here for Credit details | Click here for course objectives and outline

BONUS — Certification, CE Training & E-Book!
$194.97 Value, FREE
Certified Addictions-Informed Mental Health Professional (CAIMHP)*
We're covering the cost of certification!
That's right! Once you complete all the educational requirements, you can become a Certified Addictions-Informed Mental Health Professional (CAIMHP)* — it's as simple as that! Certification changes careers — let it change yours. *Professional Standards Apply. Click here for full Certification requirements.

Motivational Interview Skills for Collective Trauma
In this one-of-kind bonus module, you'll learn skills to empower your clients to advocate for themselves and their communities, and keep clients motivated to make positive changes in their lives (especially in the face of social inequities).

Bonus eBook: Motivational Interviewing for Mental Health Clinicians:
A Toolkit for Skills Enhancement
Learn a variety of tools and strategies designed to help you apply the spirit of MI so you can more effectively evoke people's own interests, experiences, and good ideas for change. You'll learn:
  • How to use MI to support clients experiencing a variety of mental health issues
  • Activities to help you more deeply explore the fundamental concepts, spirit, and tools of MI
  • MI skills in practice through sample conversation scripts
  • Exercises to assess your progress and gain confidence in your skills

Addictions Certification Training:
Trauma-Focused Motivational Interviewing Strategies for Rapid Change

$1,044.93 Value — Amazing Savings!
Earn up to 24.25 CE Hours included in the course tuition.
Click here for Credit details | Click here for course objectives and outline
Meet Your Multi-Disciplinary Experts
Eric Gentry

J. Eric Gentry, PhD, LMHC, DAAETS, FAAETS, CCTP, is an internationally recognized leader in the study and treatment of traumatic stress, addiction, and compassion fatigue. He has trained over 100,000 health professionals over the past 20 years. In 1997, he co-developed the Accelerated Recovery Program (ARP) for compassion fatigue – for therapists like you who are seeing high-needs trauma and addiction clients every day.

Click here for information about J. Eric Gentry.

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Kristin Dempsey, EdD, LPCC, LMFT, MINT Certified Trainer, frequently trains diverse mental health and helping professionals in MI, trauma-informed care, crisis interventions, and various cognitive behavioral and behavioral therapy approaches. She specialized in working with individuals experiencing co-occurring mental health and substance use issues, trauma, and eating disorders, among other conditions. Kristin teaches from a strengths-based approach that explores values and meaning-building for clients, supervisees, and clinicians alike.

Click here for information about Kristin Dempsey.

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Ali Hall, JD, MINT Certified Trainer, is a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT), a MINT Certified Trainer, and an independent consultant and trainer. Ali has designed and facilitated more than 2500 Motivational Interviewing (MI) workshops for criminal justice, wraparound services, chronic disease and diabetes self-management educators, health care practitioners, health coaches, telephonic health service providers, social services providers, behavioral health clinicians, social workers, psychologists, and psychiatrists, and provides training for trainers in evidence-based practices. Ali regularly presents at national and regional conferences for wraparound, criminal justice, health care providers, public health leaders, and key organizational administrators.

Click here for information about Ali Hall.

Frequently Asked Questions
Whether you're in private practice, an outpatient clinic, residential care, time-limited, or any other setting you're going to see clients struggling with trauma and addiction. This course gives you a motivational interviewing skillset that is both trauma-informed and addiction-focused you can apply to diverse client presentations in any setting. These motivational interviewing techniques are simple, easy to use, and support change with almost all presenting problems.

Treat the trauma, treat the addiction, and see life-long change. It's that easy.
Set yourself apart with post-graduate level educational training that takes you and your clients further. The field of addiction treatment is ever-changing with new research on the brain, new drugs, and even re-vamped treatment modalities and strategies. Becoming a Certified Addictions-Informed Mental Health Professional* shows clients, colleagues and employers that you are staying on the cutting-edge of the highest standard of care.
CAIMHP Certification in just three easy steps...
  • Step 1: Watch the online course and complete all requirements.
  • Step 2: Complete the CE tests and instantly print your certificates of completion.
  • Step 3: Submit your certification questionnaire, certificates of completion, application form, and professional license to Evergreen Certifications and we'll cover the cost of your certification for 1 year!

  • *Professional Standards Apply. Click here for full Certification requirements
Immediately! You can start your training as soon as you register. You will have on-demand and unlimited access to all the materials.
Addictions Certification Training
Trauma-Focused Motivational Interviewing Strategies for Rapid Change

$1,044.93 Value
Just $299.99 Today!
Earn up to 24.25 CE Hours included in the course tuition.
Click here for Credit details | Click here for course objectives and outline
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