Motivational Interviewing: Beginners Proficiency

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


The course aims to establish a beginners profeciency in motivational Interviewing. It is the first of a two part course in Motivational Interviewing. The follow up intermediate course includes competency assessment of skills aquired and applied to the health behaviour change context.
The aim of the course is 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.

Entry Requirement: Professional 3-year Bachelor’s degree/Advanced Diploma or Equivalent Qualification
Certificate Type: Attendance
Delivery Mode: Blended
Duration: 3 days
Presentation Language: English
Contact Person Name: C Harley
Contact Person Email:
Contact Person Phone: (021) 938 9395
Latest Year Offered: 2022