Motivational Interviewing is a proven approach utilizing person-centered conversation that supports individuals with behavior change. This collaborative, non-judgmental approach honors the autonomy of the individual. Motivational Interviewing can be a powerful and effective tool in helping individuals discover their own reasons for making a change. Although there are simple techniques that can be learned quickly, it takes time and practice to master motivational interviewing so that it can be used most effectively. This course will provide individuals with a foundational knowledge of motivational interviewing and begin to build skills to apply to your practice.