Computer-Assisted Motivational Intervention (CAMI)

Scientific Rating:
Promising Research Evidence
See scale of 1-5

Additional Implementation Resources

Since this program Computer-Assisted Motivational Intervention (CAMI) was highly rated on the Scientific Rating Scale, program representatives were asked to provide additional implementation information.

Pre-Implementation Materials

There are no pre-implementation materials to measure organizational or provider readiness for Computer-Assisted Motivational Intervention (CAMI).

Formal Support for Implementation

There is formal support available for implementation of Computer-Assisted Motivational Intervention (CAMI) as listed below:

Train-the-trainer training is offered. Basic technical assistance is provided for agencies implementing CAMI, typically via email and telephone. More extensive technical assistance can be provided, upon request, for a fee, to be negotiated based on agency needs. Support is typically provided via email, telephone, and web-conferencing, though in-person consultation is available if necessary. The extent of support is based on agency needs, and can include assistance with fidelity monitoring, program adaptation, implementation, and evaluation.

Fidelity Measures

There are no fidelity measures for Computer-Assisted Motivational Intervention (CAMI).

Implementation Guides or Manuals

There are implementation guides or manuals for Computer-Assisted Motivational Intervention (CAMI) as listed below:

CAMI is available for purchase through Sociometrics at Users can subscribe to CAMI online, giving them access to all the materials needed to implement and evaluate CAMI, 24/7. A hard-copy of CAMI is also available. In addition to the Counselor’s Manual and all materials necessary for implementation, the CAMI program package includes the following:

  • User’s Guide: This booklet provides a general overview of the program, its design/logic model, and information about the setting, training for counselors, and other parameters that may be helpful for agencies to know while planning an implementation, adapting CAMI, etc.
  • Motivational Interviewing Training Workshop (PowerPoint Slides): This packet contains a slide set of a motivational interviewing training workshop presentation by Dr. Beth Barnet, principal investigator of the CAMI evaluation study. In the original study of CAMI, counselors received 2.5 days of training prior to beginning the intervention, during which they focused heavily on motivational interviewing. These slides can be used to help train counselors prior to CAMI implementation.
  • CAMI Original Evaluation Instruments: This booklet contains copies of the original evaluation instruments used during the structured participant interviews conducted at baseline and at 2 years postpartum.

Research on How to Implement the Program

Research has not been conducted on how to implement Computer-Assisted Motivational Intervention (CAMI).