<p>This study served as a preliminary investigation of training counseling students in two evidence-based practices: motivational interviewing and cognitive behavior therapy. Students’ skill demonstrations were assessed for competency at three data points during students’ graduate training program. Results showed modest success in students learning to competently practice both evidence-based approaches.</p>
Melanie M. Iarussi, Jessica M. Tyler, Sherrionda H. Crawford, and C. Veronica Crawford, Department of Special Education, Rehabilitation, and Counseling, Auburn University.
Sherrionda H. Crawford is now at the Counseling, Rehabilitation, and Interpreter Training Division, Troy University, Phenix City.
This research was supported in part by the Daniel F. Breeden Endowed Grant Program through Auburn University.
Correspondence concerning this article should be addressed to Melanie M. Iarussi, Department of Special Education, Rehabilitation, and Counseling, 2084 Haley Center, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama 36849 (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).