Nutrition Therapy

Advanced Counseling Skills
Nutrition Therapy 9780781777988
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Publication Date: Feb 21, 2007
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Edition: Third
ISBN/ISSN: 9780781777988
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This practical text presents a wealth of fresh ideas and techniques for strengthening counseling skills to face real-world issues in nutrition therapy. It offers students and practitioners advice on ways to increase referrals, decrease no-shows, and overcome common barriers to effective counseling. The Third Edition also explores strategies for counseling patients with AIDS, diabetes, and other chronic diseases, for group therapy, for teaching developmental skills, and for end-of-life counseling.

This edition has a new reader-friendly design and layout. New learning activities—including case studies and critical thinking exercises—encourage students to apply what they have learned to common situations in clinical practice.

Features

--Authors use a conversational tone and an easy-to-read writing style to engage students and help them effectively build their counseling skills.
--Office forms and privacy/confidentiality handouts make this book a vital resource for the classroom and a valuable tool for professional practice.
--Numerous examples from prevention, chronic care, and outpatient settings give students a sense of where the field is heading.
--More than 20 contributing authors share their counseling expertise and provide vital information on reimbursement, dealing with angry clients, obesity, and chronic diseases such as diabetes.
--Chapter objectives provide students with a list of competencies that should be mastered upon completion of the chapter.
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NEW TO THE THIRD EDITION:

  • New reader-friendly design and layout make the new edition a better fit for courses in the Dietetics curriculum.
  • Learning Activities at the end of each chapter, including case studies and critical thinking exercises, encourage students to apply what they have learned to common situations encountered in clinical practice.
  • New chapter on end-of-life counseling teaches students how to effectively treat patients during the last stages of their lives.
  • Insight boxes provide students with helpful hints and suggestions for improving their counseling skills.

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Specs

  • Edition: Third
  • Product Format: Softbound
  • ISBN: 9780781777988
  • Trim Size: 8.375 x 10.875
  • Pages: 315
  • Pub Date: Feb 21, 2007
  • Weight: 1.0

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Table of contents

Dedication
Preface
Contributors

Introduction

Part I: THE PEOPLE INVOLVED
Chapter 1: The Nutrition Therapist
Chapter 2: Counseling: Child, Adolescent, and Family
Chapter 3: Counseling: The Adult Learner
Chapter 4: Personality Styles
Chapter 5: Cultural Competency in Counseling
Chapter 6: Assuring and Measuring Professional Competence

Part II: INTEGRATING THEORY, SKILLS, AND PRACTICE
Chapter 7: Physical and Psychosocial Assessment
Chapter 8: Counseling Skills for Behavior Change
Chapter 9: Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
Chapter 10: Inpatient Counseling and the Continuum of Care
Chapter 11: Group Therapy
Chapter 12: Exercise Resistance, Obsession, and Recommendations
Chapter 13: The Challenge of Maintaining Change

Part III: DEALING WITH WEIGHT AND CHRONIC DISEASE
Chapter 15: Weight Management: Counseling Challenges in Lifestyle Management
Chapter 16: Empowerment Counseling: Using the Feminist Therapy Perspective
Chapter 17: Counseling Clients with Eating Disorders
Chapter 18: Counseling People with Chronic Disease
Chapter 19: Motivational Interviewing and Diabetes Education
Chapter 20: Renal Disease
Chapter 21: Counseling a Person with HIV/AIDS
Chapter 22: End-of-Life Counseling

Part IV: MAXIMIZING SUCCESS
Chapter 22: Reimbursement, Documentation, and HIPAA
Chapter 23: Successful Business Skills

Appendices

Index