Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a form of collaborative conversation for strengthening a person's own motivation and commitment to change, by eliciting and exploring the person's own reasons for change within an atmosphere of acceptance and compassion. This course takes the learner on a tour of the essential skills used to strengthen an individual’s motivation for behavior change.
This course is accredited with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) for 4.0 CPD Points.
This course is intended for those living and working in South Africa. It does not provide any CE (continuing education) credits for residents/professionals based in other countries. If you are outside of South Africa, please visit our general enrollment Tour of MI Course located in the Substance Use Disorder Basics section of HealtheKnowledge. This online course was prepared by the University of Missouri Kansas City School of Nursing and Health Studies’ Mid-America Addiction Technology Transfer Center (Mid-America ATTC), under a cooperative agreement from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) and the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA).