Course Listing - by Instructor

Name Biography
Greg Adams Greg Adams is the Program Coordinator at the Center for Good Mourning, a grief support and outreach program of Arkansas Children's Hospital (ACH), and is also a Staff Bereavement Support at ACH. Greg is the author of Adam Gets Back in the Game, a children's storybook about coping with grief and loss. Previously, he was the Director of Palliative Care at ACH from 2006-2014. Currently, Adams is an Adjunct Professor, University of Arkansas-Little Rock, Graduate School of Social Work; a Fellow in Thanatology: Death, Dying, and Bereavement by the Association of Death Education and Counseling (ADEC) and Chair of the Arkansas Death and Education Counseling Credentialing Council. He is a member of the Arkansas Suicide Prevention Council, and Co-Chair of both the Arkansas Children's Hospital Bioethics Advisory Committee and the Arkansas Children’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee.
Lee Ellenberg Lee Ellenberg, MSW, is the Training Manager at Massachusetts SBIRT Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) at Boston Medical Center. He has been providing SBIRT and Motivational Interviewing training and supervision to diverse healthcare and social service providers nationally and throughout Massachusetts since 2007. Lee has been an SBIRT trainer/consultant for YouthbuildUSA since 2010. In 2016 Lee was accepted as a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT). Previous to working with MASBIRT TTA, Lee was the Social Work Manager for HIV services at Cambridge Health Alliance and the Associate Director of Mental Health and Addiction at Fenway Health in Boston.
Thomas Martin Thomas Martin, SNAP Staff Development Coordinator for the State of Arkansas. A graduate of Arkansas State University with a BSE in Secondary Education, and a graduate of the University of North Texas with a MS in Interdisciplinary Studies in Aging, Social Work, and Rehabilitation. An employee of the State of Arkansas for the past 19 years with the expertise in training and determining eligibility for benefits in the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP).
J.G. Regnier J.G. Regnier, LADAC, has been in private practice since 2001 with Counseling & Psychology Services in Little Rock, AR. He has been in the substance abuse field treating co-occurring disorders since 1988. He also currently provides clinical supervision in various settings throughout Arkansas for substance abuse and mental health programs that specialize in co-occurring disorders. He holds the following credentials: LADAC, AADC, CS, DCS, SAP, and PRSS. Regnier (pronounced rain-your) specializes in the following three areas: 1) counseling persons who use substances and their families, 2) training/consultation in Motivational Interviewing 3) technical consulting to start up programs. He has been training others in Motivational Interviewing since 1998 and was certified by Yale University and the National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA) as a trainer in Motivational Interviewing Assessment: Supervisory Tools for Enhancing Proficiency (MIA:STEP) in 2008. J.G. also obtained the second highest trainer credential at the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT) at Atlanta, Georgia in October of 2014. He has served as Vice-President of the Arkansas Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (AAADAC) for three terms, two terms on the Arkansas Substance Abuse Certification Board (ASACB) and was appointed to serve on the Arkansas Alcohol & Drug Abuse Coordinating Council for an unprecedented three consecutive terms as an at-large member.