Paul Hunziker MA, LMFT, SUDP is currently is in private practice in Tacoma, WA. Paul founded Family Therapy & Recovery P.S. in 2014 and built a Washington State Certified Outpatient Behavioral Health treatment center in Renton, WA. Paul is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and has a Masters in Addiction Counseling Certificate. He has been studying MI since 2007 and was inducted into the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT) in October 2014. He has also been an American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists Approved Supervisor since 2014. Paul is a sought after trainer who has trained for NWATTC, SAMHSA, RADACT, King County and several other agencies. Paul has a background in experiential education and looks to create trainings which engage participants through multiple learning styles.
Paul creates highly interactive experiential live online trainings, in person trainings and ongoing technical assistance/learning collaboratives. Family Therapy & Recovery is also an approved Continuing Education Provider for NBCC #6995 and an Approved Education Provider for NAADAC #149267. Paul has also been approved to provide STARS credits thru the MERIT program for Washington State early childhood educators.
Taste of Motivational Interviewing 1 Hour
This course is a brief introduction of Motivational Interviewing as a conversational technique. The target audience is all interested professionals (e.g.Doctors, Nurses, Teachers, Behavioral Health Clinicians etc….). Participants will leave with an introductory understanding of what MI is and with at least one practical skill in how to use it.
Intro To Motivational Interviewing 1 day 6 CE’s
This course provides an in-depth introduction to Motivational Interviewing as a conversational technique. The target audience is all interested professionals. Please note that the trainer can adapt this training to specific professionals as needed including but not limited to Educators, Medical Professionals, Veterinarians, Dentists, Admin Staff, Probation Officers and Behavioral Health Providers. Participants will leave with an understanding of MI Spirit and the core skills needed to use the technique.
Motivational Interviewing for Nonclinical Providers 2 Days (12 Credits as needed)
This course would ideally follow an Intro to Motivational Interviewing, building on the information and going deeper into how MI can be used by professionals outside of the behavioral health system. The target audience for this is all interested professionals, including but not limited to Educators, Medical Professionals, Veterinarians, Dentists, Admin staff and Probation Officers. Participants will leave with full understanding of MI and beginning proficiency at using the skills set.
Clinical Training In Motivational Interviewing 2 Days 12 CE’s
This course would ideally follow an Intro to Motivational Interviewing training, building on the information and going deeper into how MI can be used by behavioral health professionals as a clinical skill set. Participants will leave this training with an understanding of how MI is used as a clinical tool and will have the ability to utilize the skills at a beginning level.
Intermediate Motivational Interviewing 2 day 12 CE’s
This course has a requirement of either completing a clinical training or another equivalent educational experience (i.e. reading the book MI 3, attending another trainer’s training). This course will be almost entirely hands on with regular feedback on live practice experiences in the workshop. This course has to be limited to no more than 25 people so that the instructors can give the participants individualized attention. This course is open to anyone who wants to take their MI skills to the next level. Participants will leave with an advanced understanding of MI practice with an intermediate ability to use the skills.
The Combination of MI and CBT Intro 2 Day 12 CE’s
Participants will need to have at least a beginning understanding of MI and CBT. This course will discuss the ways that MI and CBT can be integrated as well as advantages and disadvantages of combining them. The target audience is behavioral health providers who would like to take their skills further with both MI and CBT. Participants will leave this training with an understanding of how the two theories can be combined as well as a few skills in how to do so.
Intermediate Combination of MI and CBT 2 day 12 CE’s
The Combination of MI and CBT Intro is a prerequisite for this course, This intermediate training will dive deep into how to combine specific CBT modules with MI skills. This training is for behavioral health professionals who are interested in mastering their MI and CBT skills, Participants will leave with numerous tools for applying MI and CBT in conjunction with each other.
Engaging Families in Treatment Using MI Skills 1 Day 6 CE’s
This training is an introductory training; prior MI knowledge is helpful but not necessary. This training will look at ways to use MI skills to help increase the participation of family members in services. This training is open to all professional who work with families (ie educators, medical professionals, etc..)
Motivational Interviewing and Family Therapy 2 Day 12 CE’s
Motivational Interviewing and Family Therapy is an advanced course for behavioral health providers. It will examine the similarities and differences between MI and Family Therapy. It will look at advantages and disadvantages of combining these skills. Participants will leave with a beginning understanding of how to combine MI with Family Therapy Techniques.
Technical Support (May Provide CE’s)
Family Therapy & Recovery P.S. provides ongoing technical support in Motivational Interviewing, Substance Use Disorder Consultation, Mental Health Clinical Consultation, and AAMFT Approved Supervision of Clinical Supervision to help your staff fully integrate the skills learned in training. Technical Support can include in person workshops, internet based workshops, in-person individual supervision, group supervision, online group/individual supervision and MITI Coding for MI skills development. These services can be tailored to your organization's specific needs.
Clinical Supervision 2 Day 15 CE’s
Our Clinical Supervision Training is for all Behavioral Health Providers. We utilize the TAP 21 in this training to help supervisors identify ways that they can help develop specific skills in their supervisees. This training is for Behavioral Health Providers and includes Chemical Dependency Professionals. Participants will leave with an understanding of the difference between counseling and supervision in regards to skills. They will also have a beginning understanding of how to use the skills in supervision.
Clinical Supervision 2 15 CE’s
This advanced course in supervision will help participants expand on their knowledge and further develop skills of Supervision. This course will help participants work on ways to manage problems in supervision such as performance issues or ethical dilemmas. Participants will leave with a beginning understanding of how to use skills to manage conflicts in supervision.
Substance Use Challenges In Psychotherapy 1 Day 6 CE’s
This training is intended for Mental Health Providers who increasingly find themselves with clients who have substance use problems but do not seek formal SUD treatment. Participants will leave this training with an understanding of how substance use challenges can impact mental health treatment, how to refer clients to SUD treatment, and how to work with clients who will not attend SUD treatment.
Pharmacology Of Recreational Drugs 1 Day 6 CE’s
This training is intended for Mental Health Providers who want to know what their clients are talking about when they discuss drug use. Drug use patterns and types are continually evolving, especially in the area of Cannabis since legalization has occurred in several states. Participants will learn about the drugs of use and also receive up to date information about new drugs and new methods of use.