Principles of Motivational Interviewing
Date Recorded: 6/29/2020
Last Day to Register: 6/29/2021
Instructional Hours: 1.50
Online Evaluation: Available 6/29/20207/13/2021
*For on-demand programs with a post test, you must score 75% or higher and complete the online evaluation before the evaluation close date to receive credit.
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Description: This recorded webinar will introduce participants to the principles of motivational interviewing and discuss how it can be employed in multiple practice settings. Introduction to best practices in approaching patients/clients who have a substance use disorder will be the primary focus. The steps in a brief SBIRT interview will be discussed and there will be a focus on the future development of skills that will improve practice.
  • AHEC June 16 2020 MI (002).pdf

Handout(s) are available to registered participants (via the My Registrations page).

Accreditations and Pricing

AccreditationsConsortium MembersAll Others 
All Participants $0.00 $0.00
Area Health Education ConsortiumThis program provides 1.5 CEUs by Pee Dee AHEC and meets South Carolina AHEC Best Practice Standards.
Respiratory Therpists $0.00 $0.00
Continuing Respiratory Education System of AARCThe Continuing Respiratory Education (CRCE) system of the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) grants Category 1 approval for the above-named course. Total hours approved: 1.5
Social Workers $0.00 $0.00
SC Board of Social Work ExaminersThis program is approved for 1.5 social work hours of continuing education by Pee Dee AHEC, a part of the South Carolina AHEC system, as defined by the South Carolina Board of Social Work Examiners.
Counselors/Therapists $0.00 $0.00
SC Board of Examiners for Professional CounselorsThis program is approved for 1.5 hours of continuing education by Pee Dee AHEC, a division of SC AHEC, under its accreditation by the South Carolina Board of Examiners for Licensed Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Psycho-Educational Specialists.


Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
Identify the principles of motivational interviewing in working with individuals with a substance use disorder.
Discuss the ways that motivational interviewing can be used and in different practices.
Describe and use the techniques described in the webinar.

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