Services are available for staff and whole organizations. What to expect;

What To Expect

  • A thourough pre-event interview to taylor programs to your specific needs

  • Dynamic instructors who apply the best in adult learning approaches

  • An all-inclusive estimate of what your investment would cost so you wont have to, and

  • Hassle-free logistics handling and program management



Pick your topic for the list below, learning objectives and time frames. We will develop a proposal including program content, training materials for handouts and exercises, video and reference materials as applicable.

Let us know if what you are looking for is not shown here. We will review to see if we can assist you.

Please  or call +1(770)409-8780 with questions.

We will expedite a proposal to help meet your need.  Our aim is to bring success to agencies and organizations by providing high quality services.  Following now below is a sample of offerings to help you.



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Basic & Booster - Can be one or two days depending on the objective of the agency (knowledge transfer or some ability for trainees to begin practice.  This can also be presented in smaller increments primarily as a knowledge transfer without a lot of expectation on competency of practitioners.

Advanced – Can be two or more days depending on the extent of competency expected by the agency for its practitioners.  Advanced is truly intended to give depth to the practitioner’s knowledge of the way motivation and counselor style effect change and provide them with a high level of skill with the method. 

Train Trainers – This training is intended to prepare internal staff members of an agency to provide ongoing training activities to enable staff to maintain and advance their skills.  These staff must have received training at the basic and advanced level and be able to demonstrate high competency in practice as well as possess knowledge and skills as a trainer.

Coaching – This is intended to provide opportunities for practitioners and teams to present proposed trainings, proposed presentation materials, team cases, etc. for consultation and is intended to maintain effective trainings, interventions, and approaches based on strength based strategies and motivational interventions for recovery.

Family Group, Conferencing and Teaming - Evidence based approaches for working with families in community.

  • H.I.R.E. - (Helping Individuals Regain Employment) Evidence-based and strength centered approaches for employment focused career services
  • H.I.R.E. for Returning Citizens - Helping Individuals Regain Employment model for citizens reentering the community
  • Culture of Poverty - Strength-based job search approach for staff working with clients from disadvantaged socio-economic populations and regions
  • Model of Accountability, Performance Measurement and Evaluation - Modular training, information and technologies to engage staff, enhance outcomes and customer satisfaction.

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Trauma Informed Care & Compassion Fatigue Program Services and Implementation - Trauma-informed organizations, programs, and services are based on an understanding of the vulnerabilities or triggers of trauma survivors that traditional service delivery approaches may exacerbate, so that services and programs can be more supportive and avoid re-traumatizing survivors. 

Traumatic Stress and Vicarious Trauma - we focus on the impacts of various aspects of traumatic stress, how to recognize and leverage those impacts for service excellence

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) – Focuses on dealing with the issues around anxiety disorder brought on by major trauma from various events such as war, imprisonment, assault, sexual abuse or natural disasters.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT): Core Skills - A cognitive-behavioral approach is the primary foundational model for facilitating change.  This program is designed to support the work of correctional change and reform of populations under various forms of supervision.  The course will take individual looks at Behavioral and Cognitive components as well as review the merger of the two.

Motivational Interviewing Skills: Core and Advanced Skills - This is a formal training to teach skills Motivational Interviewing skills.  Designed for the basic level practitioners and the advanced practitioner as well.

Motivational Interviewing & Cognitive Behavioral (CBT) Approaches Combined: Core Skills for Durable Client Contact Moments - This is a formal training to teach skills for combining the two methods.  Clinical trials demonstrate that CBT combined with MI is four times more effective.

Motivational Interviewing Skills Trainer Training – Train trainer’s skills for training agency staff Motivational Interviewing skills

Motivational Interviewing Skills for Supervisors & Managers (MIA:STEP) – Train supervisors and management on skills for coaching staff to become effective practitioners of MI skills

Lesbian Gay Bi Transgender (LGBTQ) & Gender Program Services - 1-day or 2-day training program on evidence-based and strength-centered approaches for understanding, addressing and engaging youth and adults around gender concepts, terms, and inclusion.

More than Case Management: Evidence-based Skills for Effective Community Supervision - Effective client transition and supervision programs result in successful citizens who are assets to communities to which they return. This program examines how in a mandated setting, case management is the pivotal activity by which all other supports and services are made viable.

Opioids Addiction & Case Management - Learn and ask questions from a person who is in recovery; what did they need from professionals, what helped them on their road to recovery? What barriers did they face? How can professionals help them address their barriers? Learn and ask questions from the family member who loves a person impacted by addiction.

Permanent Supportive Housing: Core Skills for Effective Case Management - Supportive services are offered to maximize housing stability and prevent returns to homelessness as opposed to addressing predetermined treatment goals prior to permanent housing entry.

Writing Recovery Oriented Treatment & Service Plans – This training is extremely useful for both mental health and substance use disorders treatment and especially for co-morbidity.  It takes the clinician from assessment through person centered planning to the IPOS.  It involves identifying targeted issues using stage-wise treatment and strength-based approaches

Substance Abuse Treatment – All-inclusive training adaptable to specific agency needs. This program examines pharmacology, recovery orientation, matrix, group, family, and substance abuse counseling techniques/interventions

The Evidence Based Organization: The Certification Course - We have a process for helping organizations become evidence based.  The process lays a foundation for helping organization achieve enduring client outcomes and consistently reaching and exceeding the expectations of stakeholders and funding providers.  Agencies are encouraged to participate as teams to help accelerate the adoption and transition toward becoming an EBO.

The Evidence Based Practitioner: The Certification Course - This training is standardized formal education for supervision, case management and coordination teams working with justice-involved adults and youth. Such teams would include counselors, community services providers, courts and probation staff, social workers and clinical teams. The program fleshes out the evidence-based "common elements" they must possess as practitioners to help their clients address challenges impeding their success - vs punishing, warning or "rehabilitating". It has been developed as a “pathway or logic model” to help practitioners hone capabilities in the essential skills they must possess to work effectively with their clients.

Co-occurring Mental Health & Substance Use disorders (Complex Care) – We have developed several training presentations on this but now use the SAMHSA Manualized Presentations.  Sometimes it is necessary to expand the detail on a part of this training which we are able to do.

Evidence-Based Case Management: Core Practices For Effective Outcomes - Participants learn evidence-based & strength-centered case management practices.  Participants will be able to differentiate traditional deficit-centered practices vs. evidence-based and strength-centered practices we are moving toward.  Using relevant examples, participants will learn how they can help their clients achieve desirable outcomes through promoting quality and effective interventions which link individuals to appropriate resources.

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) – DBT strategies arose from a recognition that typical skills-focused programs concentrate on change to the exclusion of validation or acceptance, with the result that clients experience invalidation around their suffering as well as the difficulty or lack of readiness to make changes.  The particular value of DBT stems from it combining acceptance and change strategies together.

Seeking Safety  - is a present-focused, coping skills approach developed as an integrated treatment for PTSD/substance abuse which does not require the client to dwell on the past, although it can be combined with trauma-processing methods.


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Program Evaluation – Developing and utilizing performance measures to assess key results; developing and utilizing action plans; monitoring implementation through process evaluation.  Using performance assessment to improve agency operations, manage resistance to change, and communicate with internal and external stakeholders.

Becoming An Evidence Based Organization - We have a process for helping organizations become evidence based.  The process lays a foundation for helping organization achieve enduring client outcomes and consistently reaching and exceeding the expectations of stakeholders and funding providers.  Agencies are encouraged to participate as teams to help accelerate the adoption and transition toward becoming an EBO.

Becoming An Evidence Based Practitioner - This program is the standardized process for becoming a professional able to confidently and efficiently provide services and supports to clients through the application of a set of skills characterized as evidence based "common elements".

Hard to serve cases

       Mental Health Disorders

       Developmental Disabilities

       Substance Use Disorders

       Medical Lifestyle Changes

       Co-occurring and Co-morbid MI/SA/DD/Medical

IDDT Implementation Work Plan Development/Management

IDDT Team Processes

IDDT Team Member Development

IDDT Implementation

       Co-existing COD Capable services and IDDT

       Supervision of IDDT Team Leaders

       Writing Policy to support IDDT and COD

       Developing Forms and formats for IDDT and COD


Training and consultation projects not listed can be arranged and tailored to your needs.  We would require the topic, learning objectives, and time frames for the training/consultation.  Following that we will develop a proposal and provide the layout for the training including program content, training materials for handouts and exercises, video and reference materials as applicable.

Public, In-House & Customized Courses

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