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Great Lakes Motivational Interviewing Conference

Subject Area: Behavioral HealthMental Health
Join us on the beautiful University of Wisconsin Madison campus to learn more about the evidence-based practice of motivational interviewing, hone your current skills and network with others | Audience: Helping professionals, student affairs staff, correctional workers, managers, others.
Upcoming Dates
  • Aug. 7–9, 2024

Establishing a Foundation for Motivational Interviewing Skills

This 5-hour, interactive live webinar with instructor Sue EckMaahs provides the what and why of MI, an evidence-based skill for helping people change. Build a solid foundation for understanding MI and develop a plan to continue building your skills. Take this before the Building MI Competency course.
Upcoming Dates
  • Sep. 24–26, 2024
    Live online
  • Jan. 28–30, 2025
    Live online

Building Motivational Interviewing Competency Certificate

This 38-hour blended (online and live Zoom sessions) course with instructors Laura Saunders and Adrienne Allen is for participants wanting to learn or relearn the knowledge and skills necessary to reach MI proficiency. Not sure which MI course is right for you? Check out our MI information page.
Upcoming Dates
  • Oct. 8, 2024–Dec. 3, 2024
    $1,299 The registration fee includes two practice sessions with a simulated client with instructor feedback and access to Canvas, an online learning management system. The course workbook is not included in the fee. Please see the summary for details on where the text can be purchased.
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Advancing Motivational Interviewing

This 20-hour blended (online and live Zoom sessions) course with instructors Laura Saunders and Melody Cole is for learners who want to strengthen their existing MI skillset. Develop strong skills and outline an implementation plan. Not sure which course is right for you? Check out our MI info page.
Upcoming Dates
  • March 4, 2025–May 6, 2025
    Live online

Free Webinar: Motivational Interviewing Training for Every Level

Attend our free webinar to learn more about Motivational Interviewing (MI) and our upcoming Motivational Interviewing training opportunities. The webinar will feature an overview of MI, discuss how MI can be beneficial for a variety of professions, and help you determine which training is right for your MI knowledge level.  In addition, we'll highlight the August 7–9, 2024 MI Conference to be held live on the University of Wisconsin campus, as well as our upcoming schedule of online MI focused professional development courses. 
Upcoming Dates
  • Not scheduled at this time. See page for program description.