Motivational Interviewing

Motivational Interviewing (MI – Hub)

Motivational interviewing is the foundational skill utilized by the Clinical Health Coaching project to help individuals make healthy lifestyle changes. 

The MI-Hub provides resources to facilitate training and programming based on Motivational Interviewing (MI). MI is a conversational tool with documented effectiveness for helping to guide individuals toward a behavior change goal. The technique is widely used in health care settings, as well as in community programs and workplaces to enhance motivation to impact health-related behaviors and enhance health outcomes.

Our Motivational Interviewing Hub provides online training through the distributed Learn@ISU network. The course provides access to an online learning management system, guided weekly content with video-based content and virtual consultation and feedback. Overall, the online course provide users with the basic foundational knowledge and skills needed to apply motivational interviewing in practice.

To learn more about MI resources through U-TuRN, contact our team at MIhub@iastate.edu and explore this flyer!