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"Motivational Interviewing in Schools"
Dr. Keith Herman is a professor in the School Psychology and Counseling Psychology programs at the University of Missouri. He is also a licensed psychologist and co-director of the Missouri Prevention Center. Keith earned his doctoral degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of Florida and retrained in School Psychology at the University of Oregon. He also completed postdoctoral fellowships at Brown University and Johns Hopkins University. Prior to coming to MU he was a faculty member in Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Keith's expertise is in school and family preventive interventions for youth showing early signs of emotional or behavior problems. He routinely provides trainings and consults with teachers and families about a range of topics including parenting, behavior supports at home and school, stress management, and cognitive behavior therapies for youth problems.
He is a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT), an international group of MI trainers. He presents nationally and has published four books and over 80 peer-reviewed articles and chapters. Much of his work focuses on applying MI in working with teachers and families to promote effective environments for children. His key collaborator and co-author on most of his work is his wife, Wendy M. Reinke.