This online primer provides an overview to the evidence-based clinical method of communication, Motivational Interviewing (MI). This course explores what defines MI and its underlying spirit, structure, and principles.

How it Works

After watching a video presentation by Stephen R. Andrew, LCSW, LADC, CCS, CGP, you will be required to take a short quiz. Upon receiving a grade of 80% or higher, you will be directed to a course evaluation. Once you have completed the evaluation, you will be able to download a .pdf certificate to get your course credit.


  • Video Presentation
  • Exit quiz requiring a score of at least 80% to earn contact hours
  • Evaluation of the training

About the Presenter

Stephen Andrew is a storyteller, trainer, and the Chief Energizing Officer of Health Education Training Institute. He maintains a compassion-focused private practice in Portland, Maine, USA where he also facilitates a variety of young person, men’s, co-ed, couples, and caregiver groups.

Stephen has been a member of the International Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT) since 2003. He has been a MIA-STEP trainer (Motivational Interviewing Assessment: Supervisory Tools for Enhancing Proficiency) for the New England Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC) since 2007. Stephen has been Motivational Interviewing Treatment Integrity trained and has over 100 hours of training in Motivational Interviewing.>Read more…

Contact Hours

Certificates will be issued upon completion of an online course evaluation.
No partial credit will be given.

  • 1 Category I contact hour for Psychologists are provided.
    CCSME is a pre-approved sponsor and provider of Professional Education Activities for Psychologists.
  • 1 contact hour for CHES.
    CCSME is a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.
  • Certificate of completion for 1 contact hour for Social Workers, Licensed Clinical Professional Counselors, and other Professionals.
  • This course may be used for 1 contact hour for MHRT-C Domain 2

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