Online Instruction Benefits

In the interest of Public Health, these workshops will be offered through internet-based technology. You will collaborate and engage—in real time—with your instructor and classmates to learn, explore, and practice key Motivational Interviewing skills.

  • No travel or associated travel costs
  • Live/synchronous video instruction
  • Interactive exercises
  • Valid, diverse and meaningful resources
  • Virtually interact with a diverse participant group—potentially from around the nation
  • UW-La Crosse CEUs available
  • NBCC CE Hours option

Technology Requirements

  • This virtual/online event will utilize Canvas for the online event platform and Zoom for the video conferencing tool for scheduled presentations. Please note that interested individuals not affiliated with the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse are welcome to register for this important learning event and use the Canvas system.
  • Registered attendees will receive and email from University of Wisconsin Canvas ( prompting them to register/activate your account.  If you have not received this email (or do not have access to the online course) by March 15, please inform us by contacting

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To access the workshop, you will need the following:

  • Internet connection
  • One of the following internet-connected devices: 
    • Desktop computer
    • Laptop computer
    • Tablet or mobile device 
  • Audio output (either speaker or headset) to hear the video presentations
  • Audio input (microphone) to contribute

Below is a list of the browsers and operating systems by device type that are compatible with the technology that is utilized to host the event:

Operating Systems


Desktop or Laptop Computers

Tablets and Phones

Google ChromeTM Windows 10, macOS 10.14+ Android 9+
Firefox® Windows 10, macOS 10.14+ Firefox is not supported
Safari®  macOS 10.14+ iOS® 12+, iPadOS
Microsoft Edge® (Chromium) Windows, macOS Android, iOS
For the best results, please ensure that your device utilizes one of the two latest releases of its operating system and browser.

Screen Reader Browser Support

For the best experience with your screen reader use ChromeTM and JAWS on a Windows® system. On a Mac® use Safari® and VoiceOver.

  • Windows 10
    • Chrome with JAWS v17: Provisional
  • Windows 7
    • Chrome with JAWS v17: Compatible
  • macOS
    • Safari with VoiceOver: Certified
    • Chrome with VoiceOver: Provisional