Motivational Interviewing 
Introductory Level Course

This interactive eLearning course is designed for those with an interest in knowing more about Motivational Interviewing. It includes videos and simulation based scenarios to embed the skills development components of the course. The course uses a learning path approach and provides a solid introduction to MI for:

  • Counsellors 
  • Therapists
  • Addiction service personnel
  • Social workers 
  • Health behaviour change professionals
  • Mental health professionals 
  • Doctors 
  • Nurses
  • Sports therapists
  • Psychiatrists
  • Those involved in education and training
  • Youth service workers
  • Employment service personnel
  • Those working in the criminal justice arena  
  • Community development workers 
  • Homelessness services personnel
  • Those working in social inclusion areas

and anyone who is interested in helping people to make positive change in their circumstances or behaviour.

Course Aims and Objective:

This eLearning course aims: 

  • To give you a solid understanding of MI theory and processes
  • To give you an overview of Motivational Theory
  • To explore a Model of Behaviour Change – The Stages of Change Model
  • To explore a number of definitions of MI
  • To enable you to have a clear understanding of the underlying spirit of MI
  • To teach you the four key processes of MI

Expected Learning Outcomes:

On completion of this eLearning course, participants will demonstrate:

  • An awareness of the basic concepts of Motivational Interviewing
  • An understanding of Motivational Theory
  • Confidence in applying the Stages of Change Model in their work practice
  • A sound understanding of a number of definitions of MI
  • An understanding of the underlying spirit of MI
  • An awareness of the four key processes of MI

Certification and Course Access:

Each person who successfully completes this Motivational Interviewing Introductory Level Course will receive a certificate signed by the appropriate professional course tutor. This certificate can then be used to show evidence of course completion and for Continuing Professional Development requirements. Your log in details will be emailed to you within 48 hours of purchase completion. If you do not receive your log in details within 48 hours, please check your spam filter or junk email folder .

When purchasing a Motivational Interviewing course, please ensure that you include your Full Name on the payment details page as this will be the name that appears on your certificate upon successful completion of the course.