Dr. Trevor J. Manthey

MSW, Ph.D., MINT member

    Dr. Trevor J. Manthey, MSW, Ph.D., MINT member is interested in researching and training interventions that help facilitate self- determination in mental health and rehabilitation. This interest in self- determination has led to peer-reviewed publications on many topics including Motivational Interviewing (MI). Trevor is a member of MINT (Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers) and the Strengths Institute.  Trevor has a BS in psychology with a minor in business management and an MSW degree.  He received his doctoral degree from the University of Kansas. Trevor has worked for several research and training agencies including the Idaho Child Welfare Research and Training Center, The Washington Institute for Mental Health Research and Training and The Office of Mental Health Research and Training in Kansas.

    Trevor has been a consultant and trainer for several State Vocational Rehabilitation agencies in their efforts to implement Motivational Interviewing system wide. In order to ensure fidelity to the intervention Trevor has provided training and individualized coaching and feedback to vocational rehabilitation counselors, supervisors, benefits planners, and rehabilitation technicians. This is often accomplished by coding audio-recordings of actual interviews and then providing constructive coaching through telephone calls and further individualized technical assistance. As organizations progress in their ability to provide MI services Trevor helps develop internal MI coaches who help run internal MI “coaching circles” which enable organizations to sustain their MI skills over time. Trevor provides consultation on systems wide change management and skill development. Some of the trainings available include but are not limited to: Motivational Interviewing Introductory Motivational Interviewing Advanced Group Motivational Interviewing Motivational Interviewing for Supervisors Motivational Interviewing Coaching Circle Development Introduction to MI Audio Coding and Feedback Motivational Interviewing With Family Members.