Thomas E. Broffman, PhD, LICSW, LCDP, LCDS, CEAP, was most recently an Assistant Professor in the MSW program at St. Joseph’s University and was the coordinator for the Veterans Sequence. He has operated Broffman Training & Consultation Services for the past 20 years primarily as a motivational interviewing trainer, consultant and practitioner. Dr. Broffman previously was an Assistant Professor and field coordinator for the BSW Program at Eastern CT State University. He was the Chemical Dependency Consultant at the RI Dept. of Behavioral Health, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals, Eleanor Slater Hospital in Cranston, RI for 20 years. He is a regionally known trainer and consultant. He has been involved in MI implementation projects in medication assisted treatment programs, adult and adolescent residential care, homeless and housing programs, domestic violence, co-occurring disorders, gambling treatment programs, and day treatment/IOP. In 2006, Tom received the Social Worker of the Year in Addictions Award from the RI Chapter of National Association of Social Workers. He is currently the Vice President and member of the Board of NASW/CT. In 2015, he was honored with the Social Work Educator of the Year Award by NASW/CT.