Christopher Link

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Course

  • 44501 Clinical Research: Using Evidence in Clinical Decision Making

Job Experience

  • Transitional Living Program Therapist, Leyden Family Services
  • Jesse Brown VA Medical Center:
    • Case Manager, Healthcare for Homeless Veterans Program
    • Social Worker, Psychosocial Residential Treatment Program
  • Edward Hines, Jr. VA Medical Center
    • Therapist, Addictions Treatment Program
    • Lead Trainer of Motivational Interviewing/Motivation Enhancement Therapy, VISN 12

Fields of Special Interest

  • Motivational Interviewing (MI)/Motivation Enhancement Therapy(MET)
  • Use of technology for training providers in MI/MET
  • Inherent power dynamics in evidence based psychotherapies
  • Dissemination and implementation of evidence based psychotherapies across various healthcare settings 

Publications or presentations

  • Three Cusp Behaviors in Learning Motivational Interviewing. Integrated Grand Rounds. Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital, Hines, IL. August, 2017.
  • Intensive 3-day Training on Motivational Interviewing. VISN 12 Motivational Interviewing Training. William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital, Madison, WI. April, 2017.

Kathleen Valadez, AM ’16

Kathleen Valadez, AM ’16

"SSA is so special because it gives you access to much more than a classroom. You can become part of groundbreaking research, participate in important advocacy work in communities organizing for social justice, or collaborate with students across campus on interdisciplinary projects."