When available, the Online Course format is included with the hard copy, eBook, or audio book formats!
Note: This course must be completed by 12/31/16. Contact hours will not be awarded beyond this date.
This continuing education course focuses on a behavioral approach to treating obesity where the patient and provider develop a program of lifestyle change together. Content addresses practical advice and strategies for supporting patients and equipping them for a lifestyle change. Features include discussion of problem solving skills helpful case studies step by step guide to designing care sample forms and worksheets and updated resources.
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Bombak, A. E. (2014). The contribution of applied social sciences to obesity stigma-related public health approaches. Journal of Obesity, 2014. doi:10.1155/2014/267286
Breland, J. Y., Fox, A. M., Horowitz, C. R., & Leventhal, H. (2012). Applying a common-sense approach to fighting obesity. Journal of Obesity, 2012. doi:10.1155/2012/710427
Brennan, V. M., Kumanyika, S. K., & Zambrana, R. E. (2014). Obesity interventions in underserved communities: Evidence and directions. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press.
Choate, L. H. (2013). Eating disorders and obesity: A counselor’s guide to prevention and treatment. Alexandria, VA: American Counseling Association.
Haslam, D. W., Sharma, A. M., & le Roux, C. W. (Eds.). (2014). Controversies in obesity. New York, NY: Springer.
Latner, J. D., Durso, L. E., & Mond, J. M. (2013). Health and health-related quality of life among treatment-seeking overweight and obese adults: Associations with internalized weight bias. Journal of Eating Disorders, 1(3). Retrieved from http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/2050-2974-1-3.pdf
Mullin, G. E., Cheskin, L. J., & Matarese, L. E. (2014). Integrative weight management: A guide for clinicians. New York, NY: Springer.
Owers, C. E., Abbas, Y., Ackroyd, R., Barron, N., & Khan, M. (2012). Perioperative optimization of patients undergoing bariatric surgery. Journal of Obesity, 2012. doi:10.1155/2012/781546
Spring, B., Sohn, M.-W., Locatelli, S. M., Hadi, S., Kahwati, L., & Weaver, F. M. (2014). Individual, facility, and program factors affecting retention in a national weight management program. BMC Public Health, 14(363). Retrieved from http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-14-363.pdf
Tsai, A. G., Felton, S., Hill, J. O, & Atherly, A. J. (2012). A randomized pilot trial of a full subsidy vs. a partial subsidy for obesity treatment. Obesity, 20(9), 1838–1843. doi:10.1038/oby.2011.193