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Basic Nutrition Counseling Skill Development

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ISBN-10: 0534589774

ISBN-13: 9780534589776

Edition: 2002

Authors: Kathleen D. Bauer, Carol Sokolik

List price: $211.95
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This book is a step-by-step guide to the fundamental skills of counseling strategies and protocol, complimented by action-based worksheets and practical case studies. Bauer and Sokolik's clear, competent style helps readers translate theoretical perspectives on nutrition counseling into actual effective dialogues between client and counselor.
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Book details

List price: $211.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Brooks/Cole
Publication date: 9/24/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

Kathleen D. Bauer, Ph.D., R.D., was the founder and has been the director of the Nutrition Counseling Clinic at Montclair State University for more than 10 years. She teaches both undergraduate and graduate nutrition counseling courses. Her applied nutrition counseling experiences extend to wellness programs, fitness centers, hospitals, nursing homes and private practice. A major area of interest has been the development of innovative nutrition education programs and materials for the general public and higher education. Bauer has been director of the dietetics program at Montclair State University for the past 14 years.

Preparing to Meet Your Client
Counseling Defined
Nutrition Counseling Goals
Theoretical Approaches for Lifestyle Awareness and Management
Person-Centered Therapy
Behavioral Therapy
Gestalt Therapy
Cognitive Therapies
Family Therapy
Solution-Focused Therapy
Multicultural Counseling
Overview of Behavior Change Models and Approaches
Health Belief Model
Transtheoretical Model
Motivational Interviewing
Health Behavior Change Method
Understanding an Effective Counseling Relationship
Characteristics of Effective Nutrition Counselors
Understanding Youself--Personality and Culture
Understanding Your Client
Relationship Between the Counselor and Client
Novice Counselor Issues
Helping Relationships
Review Questions
Assignment: Observation of a Nutrition Counselor
Suggested Readings, Materials, and Internet Resources
Building a Relationship: Basic Counseling Responses
Stages of Skill Development
Model of Communication
Intercultural Influence on Communication
Guidelines for Enhancing Counseling Communication Effectiveness
Use Focuses and Intents When Formulating Responses
Use Effective Nonverbal Behavior
Harmonize Verbal and Nonverbal Behaviors
Analyze Nonverbal Behavior of Your Client
Interact in a Culturally Sensitive Manner
Use Translators Appropriately
Be Aware of Communication Roadblocks and Use Them Only When Justified
Develop Skills for Building a Helping Relationship
Basic Counseling Responses
Attending (Listening)
Reflection (Empathizing)
Legitimation (Affirmation, Normalization)
Personal Support
Mirroring (Parroting)
Paraphrasing (Summarizing)
Giving Feedback (Immediacy)
Clarifying (Probing, Prompting)
Noting a Discrepancy (Confrontation, Challenging)
Directing (Instructions)
Allowing Silence
Self-Referent (Self-Disclosing and Self-Involving)
Communication Analysis of John's Interactions
Review Questions
Assignment: Observation and Analysis of a Television Interview
Suggested Readings, Materials, and Internet Resources
Meeting Your Client: The Counseling Interview
Nutrition Counseling Models
Motivational Algorithm for a Nutrition Counseling Intervention
Assessing Readiness to Change
Nutrition Counseling Protocols: Analysis and Flow of a Counseling Interview/Counseling Session
Involving Phase
Exploration-Education Phase
Resolving Phase
Closing Phase
Considerations for Acute Care
Intercultural Counseling Skills
Respondent-Driven Interview
Nancy: Intervention at Three Levels of Motivation
Review Questions
Assignment: Conducting an Interview across Cultures
Suggested Readings, Materials, and Internet Resources
Developing a Nutrition Care Plan: Putting It All Together
Goal Setting
Explore Change Options
Explain Goal-Setting Basics
Identify a Specific Goal from a Broadly Stated Goal
Define Goals
Design a Plan of Action
Investigate the Physical Environment
Examine Social Support
Review the Cognitive Environment
Explain Positive Coping Talk, If Necessary
Modify Goal, If Necessary
Select a Tracking Technique
Verbalize the Goal
Write the Goal Down
Dietary Assessment
Food Intake Data Collection
Data Analysis
Interpretation of Analysis
Energy Determinations
Physical Assessment and Healthy Weight Standards
Weight-for-Height Tables
Hamwi Method
Body Mass Index
Waist Circumference
Waist-to-Hip Ratio
SOAP Format
IAO Format
Nancy: Documentation at Three Levels of Motivation
Review Questions
Assignment: Nutritional Assessment
Suggested Readings, Materials, and Internet Resources
Promoting Change to Facilitate Self-Management
Strategies to Promote Change
Food Management Tools
Components of Effective Interventions
Positive or Negative Approach
Supporting Self-Management
Individualization of Therapy
Length and Frequency of Counseling Sessions
Perception of Quality of Care
Nonadherence Counselor Issues
Behavior Change Strategies
Cue Management (Stimulus Control)
Reinforcement: Rewards
Goal Setting
Barriers Counseling
Mary: Busy Overweight College Student and Mother
Review Questions
Assignment: Food Management Tool Utilization
Suggested Readings, Materials, and Internet Resources
Making Behavior Change Last
Social Support
Involving Family or Significant Others in Counseling
Assertiveness Skills
Social Disclosure
Cognitive Restructuring
Stress Management
Stress Management Counseling
Relapse Prevention
Immediate Determinants
Covert Antecedents
Relapse Prevention Counseling
Amanda: The Busy Sales Rep
Review Questions
Assignment: Identifying Stress
Suggested Readings, Materials, and Internet Resources
Physical Activity
Role of a Nutrition Counselor in Physical Activity Counseling
Physical Activity and Fitness
Differences Between Physical Activity and Physical Fitness
Benefits of Regular Physical Activity
Risks Associated with Exercise
Exercise Myths
Physical Activity Goals
Moderate Physical Activity
Vigorous Physical Activity
Muscular Strength
Barriers to Becoming Physically Active
Assessment of Activity Level and Readiness to Increase Physical Activity
Medical Assessment
Motivation Level
Assessment Feedback
Physical Activity Counseling Protocols
Implementation of Resolving Phase Counseling Approaches
Issues Pertinent to Physical Activity Goal Setting and Action Plan Development
Walking Basics
Officer Bill
Review Questions
Assignment: Physical Activity Assessment and Counseling
Suggested Readings, Materials, and Internet Resources
Professionalism and Final Issues
Ending the Counseling Relationship
Preparation for a Wrap-Up Session
Wrap-Up Session
Handling Abrupt Endings
Evaluation of Client Progress
Evaluation of Counseling Effectiveness and Skills
Professionalism in the Helping Relationship
Overview of Professionalism
Standards of Professional Practice
Client Rights
Boundary Between Nutrition Counseling and Psychotherapy
Proper Dress Attire
Selected Counseling Issues
Counseling Strategies for Dealing with Difficult Behaviors
Counseling Low-Literacy Populations
Group Counseling
Advantages of Group Counseling
Disadvantages of Group Counseling
Group Process
Practical Considerations for Successful Groups
Specific Group Counseling Skills
Interactive Personal Case Study
Review Questions
Assignment: Evaluate Your Counseling Effectiveness
Suggested Readings, Materials, and Internet Resources
Guided Counseling Experience
Developing a Counseling Style
Finding Volunteer Clients
Goals of the Guided Counseling Experience
Skill Goals
Attitude Goals
The Four Counseling Sessions
Preparation for Session 1
Preparation for Session 1 Checklist
Session 1 Checklist
Session 2 Checklist
Session 3 Checklist
Session 4 Checklist
Daily Food Guide
Anthropometric Measurement Protocols
Weight-for-Height Tables
Body Mass Index Chart
Exchange Lists for Weight Management
Lifestyle Management Forms