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Motivational Interviewing is a Course

Motivational Interviewing

Time limit: 90 days

$190 Enroll

Full course description

Professionals of all types including those who work in mental health and substance use (e.g. psychologists, psychiatrists, counselors, case managers) and health care (e.g., physicians, PAs, nurses) settings will benefit from this course by being exposed to principles of MI, which is an evidence-based approach to bring about behavior change in clients or patients who may be ambivalent and resistant about making adaptive changes.


This course includes:

Video lectures (4 short lecture videos, approximately 39 minutes of content)

A video example of MI in a health care setting (14 minutes)

Required readings (3 academic peer reviewed articles, approximately 120 minutes)

A post test

A course evaluation 

Learning Objectives

At the end of this module, students should be able to:

Define Motivational Interviewing

Describe the style and spirit and fundamental strategies of MI

Distinguish an MI approach from non-MI strategies


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This course is offered for 3 CEUs from the Oklahoma State Board of Examiners of Psychology.

This course is offered for 3 CEUs from the Oklahoma State Board of Licensed Social Workers.

This course is offered for 0.3 ASHA CEUs (Introductory level, Related area).