AvaniDilger

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Avani
Dilger
MI Trainer, Substance Abuse & Mental Health Counselor, Trauma Therapist
Business Information
Business name: 
MI Training Team
Address line 1: 
2525 Arapahoe Ave
Address line 2: 
Suite E4-232
Town/City: 
Boulder
State: 
Colorado
Postcode/zip code: 
80302
Country: 
United States
Contact Information
Email address: 
avani@naropa.edu
Telephone number: 
3038595778

More About Me

About Me

Avani G. Dilger, MEd, MA, LPC, CACIII, is a certified Addiction Counselor Supervisor, a Licensed Professional Counselor, and a Somatic Psychotherapist who has specialized in substance abuse treatment with adults, teens-at-risk, and their families. She has done extensive research, training, and clinical work with traditional and alternative approaches to substance abuse treatment. She is the founder and director of the “Natural Highs – Healthy Alternatives to Drugs & Alcohol” Program, an interactive, holistic substance abuse prevention and intervention program that is currently offered in several Boulder high schools and at Naropa University. She works as a substance abuse counselor for teens, families, and adults. She is passionate about effective ways of supporting people with issues of resistance and ambivalence and is a member of the International Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT). She has been training Motivational Interviewing in the Criminal Justice System, in mental health, and substance abuse treatment in Maine, Massachusetts, Illinois, Nebraska, Idaho, Arizona, New Jersey, Florida, Hawaii, and Colorado since 2005.

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

I am interested in providing Motivational Interviewing training for challenging work contexts, such as criminal justice, mental health, and substance abuse treatment. I develop tailored MI trainings for agencies in order to provide practical, user friendly, highly skill oriented MI trainings and long-term strategic implementation plans.

Training Interests
Criminal Justice, Mental Health, Substance Abuse, Volunteer Organizations & Social Justice
Training language 1: 
English
Training language 2: 
German

History

Member for
6 years 8 months
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