Ali Hall (JD) is a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT), a MINT Certified Trainer, and an independent consultant and trainer. Ali currently serves on the MINT Board of Directors, focusing on professional skill development for MI practitioners and trainers. Ali served as a Lead Trainer for the International MINT Training for New Trainers (TNT) in Warsaw (2019), New Orleans (2018) and Berlin (2015). Ali has designed and facilitated more than 2500 Motivational Interviewing (MI) workshops for criminal justice, wraparound services, chronic disease and diabetes self-management educators, health care practitioners, health coaches, telephonic health service providers, social services providers, behavioral health clinicians, social workers, psychologists, and psychiatrists, and provides training for trainers in evidence-based practices. Ali regularly presents at national and regional conferences for wraparound, criminal justice, health care providers, public health leaders and key organizational administrators.
Ali regularly provides MI coding and evaluation training, coding services and skill development coaching, and provides consultation to systems for establishing communities of practice and for effective, sustainable MI implementation. Ali is the co-developer of the Motivational Interviewing Competency Assessment (MICA), a coding and coaching tool for MI skill improvement.
Ali regularly designs and evaluates MI interventions for funded research, including large national and international studies. Ali’s work with agencies includes creating skills development curricula for staff and materials for those served. Ali also regularly provides workshops in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), applications of Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) and integration of MI and skill building evidence-based practices. Ali is the co-author of an MI skill-building manual and toolkit, to be released in late 2020 (published by PESI Behavioral Health Continuing Education). Ali also serves as a reviewer for the National Registry for Evidence-Based Practices and Programs (NREPP).
Ali spent her undergraduate years at Occidental College in Los Angeles and completed her graduate studies in organizational behavior at the School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell University, as well as her J.D. at the Cornell University School of Law. In her spare time, Ali is a cold-water marathon swimmer, raising funds for under-resourced kid’s charities.