Motivational Interviewing (1.5-hr)

Motivational Interviewing (1.5-hr)


Motivational Interviewing is a person-centered counseling style that has shown effectiveness with client change and specifically addresses ambivalence, which is a common experience of substance abuse, suicidal ideations, self-injurious behavior, and more.  This program will review the fundamentals of Motivational Interviewing strategies and skills.   


Learning Objectives:

Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to... 

1. Describe the fundamental spirit of Motivational Interviewing

2. Apply Motivational Interviewing treatment strategies and skills


Learning Level: 



Target Audience: 

This training is designed for professional counselors, school counselors, social workers, marital and family therapists, psychologists, addiction counselors, case managers, nurses, and other health care professionals.


Continuing Education: 

To obtain the certificate of completion for the 1.5 hours associated with this online recorded program, the participant will need to purchase the online training, view the entire video, review the provided resources and documents then email a completed post-test and optional evaluation to  Participants passing the post-test with a minimum score of 70% will receive a certificate of completion.  


Each program offered designates the number of clock hours.  Be sure to check with your professional board as they will specify how many CE/CEU hours are equal to one clock hour (e.g., 1 CEU = 50 minutes). 


The content of this event may meet requirements for continuing education for most national, state, and local licensing boards and professional organizations.  Be sure to print the event description and submit with your certificate of attendance to your professional board for consideration.  For rules governing continuing education, participants should contact their respective regulatory boards. 


Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board does not require pre-approval of continuing education programs and does not offer an approval process for most professions.  They will consider continuing education programs that cover content specific to each profession's practice, skills, ethics, and knowledge.  Additional information is provided on their website under each profession, typically in the FAQ sections.


Missouri Division of Professional Registration does not require continuing education providers or programs to be approved prior to the event.  They will accept continuing education that is relevant to each profession (i.e. for professional counselors content must be primarily related to counseling, for psychologists content must be mostly psychological, and so on).  Additional information is provided on their website.  

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