Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a collaborative, client-centered counseling style for helping people make good decisions and healthy behavior change. MI works by eliciting clients’ own internal motivation and resolving ambivalence within a collaborative working relationship. MI is a tool used by successful DPP Lifestyle Coaches and other health care professionals to foster learning and healthy lifestyle decisions.This 100% online, 6 (approximate) week, 12 module training is designed for people with little or no experience with MI as well as for those wishing to improve their MI skills. Each week’s lessons include a brief post-test and exercises to complete. There will be 2 x 90 min., online practice sessions scheduled throughout the training to reinforce learning. Once you complete the initial training, you are welcome to continue to participate in the live sessions for a small subscription fee.