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Trainer & Consultant
Business Information
Business name: 
A.I.M. for Change
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52 Geary Avenue
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United States
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About Me

For over 30 years, Steven Berg-Smith has worked as a behavior change counselor, health educator, drug & alcohol prevention specialist, and researcher. He currently has a private practice in San Francisco as a trainer, consultant, mentor, and health counselor. A member of the International Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT) since 1994, Steven has conducted over 1000 motivational interviewing (MI) workshops and presentations throughout the US and internationally. Considered a master trainer by his peers, Steve has served as a “trainer of trainers” for MINT, and collaborated in the design of MI-inspired behavior change intervention protocols for numerous national clinical research trials. He has authored several frequently cited articles on how to use motivation-enhancing tools and strategies to support adolescents and adults in making positive lifestyle changes. Steven holds a MS in Community Health Education from the University of Oregon, and a BA in psychology from the University of Redlands.

Service Information
Services offered: 
Introductory Training
Intermediate training
Advanced training
Training for Groups
Area of practice: 
Criminal Justice
Mental Health
Organisational Change
Trainer Statement

Steven Malcolm Berg-Smith provides training and consultation in Motivational Interviewing (MI) for professionals working in a variety of fields—health care, health promotion & wellness, mental health, addictions treatment, criminal justice, and social services. Considered a master trainer by his peers, Steve creates an engaging & dynamic learning environment that supports enhancement of counseling practice behavior; and the initiation of a process for developing proficiency in MI. With over 25 year’s experience, Steve can customize training workshops lasting from 1 hour to 5 days to meet the special needs and goals of each group. He’s also available for: Training for Trainers Group Motivational Interviewing Wellness Coaching Motivational Speaking Key Note Presentations Team Building Conflict Resolution Leadership Development

Training Interests
Health behavior change counseling; Brief interventions in primary care; Addictions, Adolescent application; Group application; Research settings; Mentoring & Supervision
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13 years 3 months
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