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Melinda Hohman, Ph.D.
Research Scientist

Melinda (Mindy) Hohman, Ph.D., MSW, is a Professor and Director of the School of Social Work at San Diego State University. Dr. Hohman teaches courses in substance abuse treatment, research, Motivational Interviewing, and social work practice. Dr. Hohman has published numerous articles on the topics of Motivational Interviewing, substance abuse assessment and treatment services and women’s issues in this area. She has been a trainer in Motivational Interviewing (MI) since 1999, training community social workers, Child Protection workers, probation officers, and addiction counselors across Southern California and in other states. She is the author of the book, Motivational Interviewing in Social Work Practice. Dr. Hohman annually teaches a study abroad course on substance abuse and harm reduction, in Dublin, Ireland.

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San Diego State University School of Social Work