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Motivational Interviewing Training for CHWS

Enrollment for this course is currently closed.

Practice skills and learn tips to empower your clients (and yourselves!).

To Enroll

Click the red "Enroll" button to register for this course. It is usually on the upper right hand side of the screen.


April 4, 2022 from 9:00am to 1:00pm Central Time

Who Should Attend

Community Health Workers, Patient Navigators, and others in Central Texas who work in the community.


By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe and demonstrate the "spirit" of MI
  2. List at least 2 skills you can use to motivate clients towards behavior change
  3. List 2 strategies for helping clients set SMART goals

What you will need:

  • Internet connection
  • Audio and video capability
  • This training will be conducted over Zoom. Participants will view the computer screen and use their webcams and microphones to interact.
  • You will need to download resources in order to participate in the session and receive credit. You can access the resources when you enroll.

Continuing Education: Community Health Worker

This course offers 4.0 hours of continuing education for Community Health Workers and Community Health Worker Instructors in Texas.

Competencies covered: Interpersonal– 2 hours, Capacity Building– 1.5, Teaching Skills–.5

Cardea is approved as a Training Organization by the Texas Department of State Health Services, Certification #44 and #50.

Funding and Partners

This course has been developed in collaboration with the UT School of Nursing.


This educational module was developed with grant funding support from Austin Public Health

Here is the course outline:

1. Motivational Interviewing

2. Evaluation and Certificate

Fill out the evaluation and select a certificate to complete the course.


The following certificates are awarded when the course is completed:

Certificate of Completion: Live Event
Community Health Worker (CHW) TX
Community Health Worker (CHW) Instructor TX
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