Craig Anderson is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Certified Prevention Specialist. He has worked in the human services field for over 15 years. His experience has given him wonderful opportunities in direct clinical service, program administration, research, academics and as a national trainer.
As a prevention specialist he values the need to find macro level answers to the behavioral issues we face as a society. As a social worker he recognizes the importance of taking an individualistic look at how those issues affect each of us.
Craig was introduced to Motivational Interviewing early on in his career and is a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT). He’s had the opportunity to utilize MI in clinical settings as well as in his various supervisory positions. Craig provides professional training for a wide range of human services entities across the country. He spent eight years as a master trainer for the Prevention Research Institute based out of Lexington KY. He has also trained for the US Air Force, US Coast Guard and US Army. He has trained at conferences such as the CADCA National Forum in Washington DC, the Utah Fall Conference on Substance Abuse and Prevention, The June School on Substance Abuse, The National Homeless Summit, The IDHW Behavioral Health Conference and has served as an invited panel member at the Governor’s Health Summit. Craig has trained for various organizations such as Volunteers of America, Utah Peer Court, Idaho District Court, SLC Mayor’s Coalition, Wyoming Primary Care Association, the SPF-SIG Coalition, and student body leaderships in various regions in the West. He has also presented numerous times as a guest speaker in academic settings for the University of Utah, University of Wyoming, Boise State, Idaho State University, Weber State University, North Idaho College and Snow College.