Motivational Interviewing: Beginners

Estimated cost: R5001 – R10 000
Field Of Study: Family Medicine
Department Name: Family Medicine and Primary Care


The course aims to train practitioners in health behaviour change counselling (e.g. nurses, doctors, pharmacists, social workers, psychologists) using motivational interviewing. Specific objectives of the course are to:

Describe the principles and philosophy of MI
Achieve beginning proficiency in the guiding style and key MI skills
Use an assessment tool (MITI) to self-evaluate competency in MI

Entry Requirement: Professional 3-year Bachelor’s degree/Advanced Diploma or Equivalent Qualification
Certificate Type: Competence
Duration: 6 weeks
Presentation Language: English
Contact Person Name: M James
Contact Person Email:
Contact Person Phone: (021) 938 9395
Latest Year Offered: 2017