BASICS Facilitator Training

BASICS Facilitator Training

Date: May 9, 2017

Time: 8:30-4:30pm

Location: Miller Education Center (MTSU), 503 E. Bell Street, Murfreesboro, TN 37130


Workshop Description:The Brief Alcohol Screening and Intervention for College Students (BASICS) training includes: overview of college drinking research and approaches; principles of Motivational Interviewing (MI), and practice with the delivery of MI; alcohol education required to perform the intervention and components of delivering the protocol with fidelity. Participants will be able to practice delivery of the BASICS intervention, including Motivational Interviewing.  Assistance in establishing a graphic feedback program (help selecting online vendor or creating paper-based feedback mechanism) is included in the actual training or by phone as a part of the training.


Trainer: Amaura Kemmerer is a licensed independent clinical social worker with extensive expertise in the field of substance use and abuse. She has worked in corporate wellness and higher education for over 13 years.  Since 2005, she has been with Northeastern University in Boston, where she participated in an NIAAA research grant to test innovative approaches to college binge drinking. Following the grant, she structured a new program directed at college student substance abuse at Northeastern. She continues to manage this effort at Northeastern as well as provides consultation and training services to educational and corporate clients around substance abuse prevention. 


This registration has closed, please contact Kayce Matthews with questions. 


The American College Counseling Association (ACCA) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. ACCA maintains responsibility for this program and its contents.