Applied Nutrition Counseling

SAR HS 488

This course focuses on developing communication and counseling skills in preparation for working with nutrition clients. Topics include: Conducting a nutrition counseling session, promoting sustainable behavior change, counseling clients of various age groups and cultural backgrounds and dealing with difficult patients. In addition, students are introduced to different perspectives in nutrition counseling including motivational interviewing, mindful eating and emotion-based-counseling. The emphasis of the course will be classroom discussion, observation of registered dietitians conducting group counseling sessions and application of practical counseling skills with clients in the community. 2 credits, 1st semester

FALL 2016 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
A1 Meyers SAR 104 M 5:30 pm-8:30 pm Nutrition major
in dietetics
track only.

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