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This course provides an introduction to Motivational Interviewing. Learn why this method is effective in counseling those with substance abuse.


Motivational Interviewing Course Objectives

After completing this course, you will be able to:

MI Course Objectives

The Basics

Course Navigation Panel

Course Time

This course will take you approximately 1.5 hours to complete.


The navigation panel is on the left of the screen. Click to move between lessons. Press the carat to expand topics and quizzes.

To complete a topic or lesson, press the Mark Complete button at the botton of the page.

Your progress is recorded in the Navigation panel and the next lesson will appear on the screen. You must press the Mark Complete button to complete a lesson or topic.

Course Content is also displayed at the bottom of the page of each new Lesson. To begin a new lesson, simply click on the first topic.

Quizzes and Assessments

Some lessons will have topic quizzes or self-assessments which you must complete to pass the course. You can take these multiple times as needed.

Helpful Tools

AUDIO: Press and pause the audio player to hear the lesson.

PROGRESS BAR: Displays your progresss as a percentage.

MATERIALS: The materials section holds publications referenced through out the course. The documents are downloadable for your future reference. The Materials tab is located next to the Course tab, under the progress bar.

Certificate of Completion

At the end of your training, you will return to the main page of the course. Your certificate will be available for download above the progress bar. Click Download Certificate to save and print your certificate.

Your Certificates are also available in your Account for viewing, printing, and saving. Click on My Account in the upper right corner of the screen.

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Cick on ‘What is Motivation’ below to get started.