Online Course: AADE7 Self-Behaviors
Learn the evidence-based framework of the seven key behaviors essential to providing effective DSMES: healthy eating, being active, monitoring, taking medications, problem solving, reducing risks and healthy coping.
Recorded Webinar: Why a Patient Story Matters: Addressing Psychosocial Needs During Diabetes Education
1.5 CE. 90 minutes
Even when diabetes care and education specialists are well-versed in the lifestyle components of DSMES, many struggle to identify and address the many social, emotional and mental barriers to diabetes self-management behaviors. Learn new behavior modification techniques to help you be more effective.
AADE19 – Houston on August 9-12, 2019 – had plenty of Behavioral Health-focused sessions to choose from, including one from Keynote Speaker Michael Harris who will focus on outcomes of psychosocial/behavioral interventions that were developed to target the social determinants of health and how they impact diabetes outcomes. The conference is now over but recorded versions are available:
Shame and Diabetes: Practicing Resilience in a Culture of Weight Stigma, Disordered Eating and Healthism will help you understand that the focus of education doesn’t always have to be on weight shaming. This session will focus on how encouraging behavior change can really impact overall health.
AADE’s Practical Approach to Mental Health for the Diabetes Educator which reviews AADE's new practice paper and offers clinical scenarios that aid real world implementation.
Beyond Coping: Raise Your Spirits, Not Your Blood Sugar which uses music to help you incorporate key methodologies to improve care in an uplifting way.
No One Understands Me! Helping People Live Well with Diabetes which explores helping combat the negative effects of diabetes distress in an interactive way.
The Weight of Change: Exploring the Impact of a Weight Neutral Approach that will put you on the front lines of combating weight stigma with person-centered counseling methods.