Katie Langland MA

Professional Trainer and Coach, University of Colorado, Anschutz

Katie Langland, MA, has over fifteen years of experience as a Motivational Interviewing (MI) interventionist, trainer, and coach. She directed Denver Health CHOICES, a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention effective intervention, for women at risk for alcohol exposed pregnancies. She became a national CHOICES trainer and helped manage the intervention adaptation for tribal communities. Katie currently serves as a coach for a research project using a trained MI linkage navigator to help increase pregnancy prevention and goals for people with substance use disorders. Furthermore, Katie served as a Community Development and Health Educator in six rural indigenous communities in Guatemala and Panama. Throughout her career Katie has developed and delivered numerous health education programs, professional trainings, counseling sessions, and community-based programs focusing on health promotion and disease prevention. For several years she has dedicated her time as a literacy volunteer at bilingual schools and community-based organizations. She has obtained degrees in Spanish, International Studies, Elementary Education, and an Anthropology masters with a focus on Political Ecology and Sustainability.