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Motivational Interviewing Training for Dietitians

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of the program, participants will be able to…

  • define motivational interviewing and how this applies to mindful eating
  • review the literature supporting this approach
  • feel confident in overcoming challenging situations with clients who are weight focused
  • help a client identify and explore their issues around eating, what’s behind their wishes to lose weight
  • assess patient needs through change talk and language for stage of change
  • implement nutrition care plan using motivational interviewing and mindful eating techniques
  • analyze follow up sessions to identify learning gaps, learning opprotunities, and shifting client language to support behaviour change.