Post-Conference Workshop - Motivational Interviewing

Post-Conference Workshop - Motivational Interviewing

Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior ● Volume 39, Number 4, July/August 2007 Supplement S89 WEDNESDAY (continued) 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. 10:40 a...

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Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior ● Volume 39, Number 4, July/August 2007 Supplement

S89

WEDNESDAY (continued)

2:00 – 5:00 p.m.

10:40 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Post-Conference Workshop - Motivational Interviewing Crystal C CPE 3.0

ACPP Plenary: Nutrition Policies at Their Best. . .Working for Children Crystal AB CPE 2.0 Nutrition policies are working for children! Whether developed at the local, state, or federal level, nutrition policies are making a real difference in children’s lives. Learn about a systems’ approach to school nutrition and policy, why it is important, and how you can use it. Innovative, successful policies at the local, state, and federal level will be featured. From local school food programs, to school gardens as nutrition educators, to the latest on the successful federal fruit and vegetable snack program, food and nutrition policies are important in children’s lives! Moderator: Susan Roberts, Drake University Agricultural Law Center. Speakers: Janet Brown, Center for Ecoliteracy; Rose Hayden Smith, University of California; and Lorelei DiSogra, United Fresh Produce Association. This session organized by the Advisory Committee on Public Policy.

This presentation will provide an overview of Motivational Interviewing, an evidence based approach to talking with clients, students and others about why, when, and how they can consider making changes in health behavior. Based upon the idea that most individuals already have the requisite skills to successfully modify lifestyle and decrease health risk, MI employs strategies that will enhance the clients own, intrinsic motivation for and commitment to change. Ticket required for participation. Ellen Glovsky, PhD, RD, LD, Northeastern University and the Institute for Motivation and Change