Motivational Interviewing

Learn how to apply motivational interviewing techniques through practical skill-based workshops, modules, and sessions.

About these Courses

ASAM Motivational Interviewing Mini Courses

These mini courses will give you opportunities to practice skills motivational interviewing (MI) skills in a fully online setting. Learn how to employ these skills in your clinical settings. 

What You'll Learn

After taking this course, learners will be able to:

  • Articulate and enact the spirit of Motivational Interviewing (MI) 
  • Identify the core features of MI congruent interactions 
  • Recognize change talk and apply the basic MI skills of open-ended questions, affirmations, reflective listening, and summaries to selectively reinforce change talk 
  • Pursue further practice and training opportunities in the skills of MI beyond this course 
  • Organize clinical communications attending to the four foundational processes of MI (engaging, focusing, evoking, and planning) 
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Online Mini Courses