Communication and Education Skills for Dietetics Professionals / Edition 5
  • Communication and Education Skills for Dietetics Professionals / Edition 5
  • Communication and Education Skills for Dietetics Professionals / Edition 5

Communication and Education Skills for Dietetics Professionals / Edition 5

by Betsy B Holli, Judith A Beto, Richard Calabrese, Julie O'Sullivan Maillet
     
 

Strong communication skills are vital for dietetics professionals. Building on the success of prior editions, this Fifth Edition shows how to take advantage of scientific models, theories, and strategies to communicate with clients, convincing them to make more healthful food choices. Moreover, the text offers plenty of activities and case studies to help readers

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Overview

Strong communication skills are vital for dietetics professionals. Building on the success of prior editions, this Fifth Edition shows how to take advantage of scientific models, theories, and strategies to communicate with clients, convincing them to make more healthful food choices. Moreover, the text offers plenty of activities and case studies to help readers put their communication skills into practice.

This Fifth Edition covers all American Dietetic Association competencies in communication. New case studies highlight current issues such as cultural sensitivity. Also included are new student activities, discussion questions on key communication issues and problems, and a guide to online resources.

A companion Website offers additional case studies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781774345
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
05/01/2008
Edition description:
Fifth Edition
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Challenges for dietetics professionals 1

Ch. 2 Communication 12

Ch. 3 Interviewing 34

Ch. 4 Counseling 63

Ch. 5 Nutrition counseling 84

Ch. 6 Counseling for behavior modification 105

Ch. 7 Counseling for cognitive change 130

Ch. 8 Cross-cultural and life-span counseling 158

Ch. 9 Motivating clients and employers 196

Ch. 10 Principles and theories of learning 214

Ch. 11 Planning learning 237

Ch. 12 Implementing and evaluating learning 260

Ch. 13 Group facilitations and dynamics 291

Ch. 14 Creating and delivering effective oral presentations and workshops 316

Ch. 15 Planning, selecting, and using instructional media 337

App. A Counseling guidelines - initial session 361

App. B Nutrition diagnostic terminology 365

App. C Nutrition intervention terminology 369

App. D Nutrition monitoring and evaluation technology 372

Index 379

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