Do you work in juvenile justice settings?

Are you an educational or mental health professional working with children and youth in juvenile justice settings? This online course will help you learn and implement motivational interviewing techniques to use in your work with your students. MI with Adolescents – Juvenile Justice Settings

More about the academy….And another important training….

You’re invited to go to the main website to learn more about the story behind, owned by Victor Yalom, the son of Irvin Yalom. As their tagline states, shares the belief that great therapists (mental and behavioral health professionals of all kinds) never stop learning. And one of the most effective ways to learn is to […]

Meet Margo!

Margo Bradley is the Operations Manager @  Her direct contact information: 415 332 3232 (8:30-4:30 PST)   For your convenience, Here is a link to access the first training in this series: As always, looking forward to your feedback. Adolescents – Substance Use

ED.D. Input: Professional Development is a MUST DO! Here’s another opportunity from another reputable source. More ideas coming soon!

MI for Adolescent Substance UseAcquire practical Motivational Interviewing tools to help you manage challenging sessions with adolescent clients struggling with substance use. Working with adolescents can be challenging enough without adding substance use issues to the mix. When teens’ age-appropriate desire for autonomy gets compromised by substance use and addiction, it can be difficult for […]

School Consultation 

What is School Consultation? An integrated model of school consultation includes providing psychological and educational services via a specialist  (consultant), to a team member  (consultee), to help facilitate progress and improve outcomes (learning or adjustment) for a student (client) or group of students (clients) (Erchul & Martens, 2006). The goal of consultation is to empower […]

What we knew almost 30 years ago.

“In-service training may be available to prepare teachers for individual and group interventions that have a counseling theme, yet even the best of workshops does little to insure that applications of concepts and techniques are consistent with training received. Indeed a major failing and source of frustration with in-services is the lack of follow-up with […]

Applying Positive Behavior Support and Functional Behavioral Assessment in Schools of Positive Behavior Interventions – , OSEP Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions, OSEP Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions, George Sugai, Robert H. Horner, Glen Dunlap, Meme Hieneman, Timothy J. Lewis, C. Michael Nelson, Terrance Scott, Carl Liaupsin, Wayne Sailor, Ann P. Turnbull, H. Rutherford Turnbull, Donna Wickham, Brennan Wilcox, Michael Ruef, 2000 #ResearchSays #ResearchRocks