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  • 11/06/2017
    Interested in Becoming a Volunteer Leader?
    Are you interested in supporting people with a chronic health conditions to better manage their symptoms? Become a certified Leader today!
  • 03/05/2018
    Upcoming Michael Vallis Workshop 2018
    This program was developed for the Waterloo Wellington region as a workshop for health care providers to gain greater knowledge and skill in the behavior change process. Click "More" to register!
  • 01/04/2017
    What is the best thing we can do for our Health?
    This short video entitled "23 and 1/2 hours" by Dr. Mike Evans illustrates some of the ways we can improve our health to ensure the best possible quality of life.
  • 01/04/2017
    Mood and Anxiety Disorders in Canada
    Mood and anxiety disorders are among the most common types of mental disorders in Canada and have been shown to have a major impact on the daily lives of those affected.
  • 01/04/2017
    Craving Change (TM) Programs Now Available!
    Need help understanding why you eat the way you do?
  • 01/04/2017
    Free activity program with YMCA
    Sign up for a Free activity program for people with Diabetes. Locations in Cambridge and Kitchener
  • 08/29/2017
    Choices and Changes- August 29, 2017
    Are you a health care provider and interested in behaviour change strategies?
  • 01/04/2017
    Thinking about quitting smoking?
    Have a look at this video to help understand why it is so difficult to quit smoking
  • 01/04/2017
    Register for Take Charge Chronic Disease Self-Management Program
    Sign up for a Free 6 week workshop in your neighborhood, for people who live with any ongoing health condition - Low Energy, Arthritis,Pain, Diabetes, Depression, Heart Disease and Stroke
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Health Care Provider Training

 

The following programs are available to support Health Care Professionals in learning how to move their patients through behavioural change strategies, resulting in improved management of their chronic disease. 

 

Advanced Motivational Interviewing

   This 1 day accredited workshop offers a dynamic interactive program to individuals who already possess knowledge and experience in motivational interviewing.

 

 

Basic Motivational Interviewing 

   This 2 hour workshop reviews the stages of change model of health behaviour and explores clinical strategies to incorporate core skills of motivational interviewing.

 

 

Choices and Changes:  Motivating Healthy Behaviours

    This workshop is for health care providers to understand the literature, theory and techniques for promoting change in health behavior. 

 

 

Craving Change™

   This program is an on-line training program for health care providers interested in delivering the "Craving Change" Program.

 

 

Impacts of Health Literacy on Patient-Centred Care©

   This interactive workshop is for health care professionals to build awareness of health literacy and it's impact on health outcomes. 

 

 

Mental Health First Aid

   This 2 day certified training course is an awareness and prevention program that teaches participants how to help someone who is showing signs of a mental health problem or is experiencing a mental health crisis. 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moving Towards Change

   This program is a 1.5 day workshop with Dr. Michael Vallis with follow-up mentoring in your clinic setting by Nancy Becker-Hallford.

 

 

Moving Towards Change (Evening Program): Supporting Your Patient to Self-Manage

    This program is an evening workshop for health care providers with Dr. Michael Vallis, focusing on strategies you can implement in an 5 to 10 minute office or clinic visit.   

 

 

PEP Talk: Diabetes Healthy Feet & You

  This program is a 1 day workshop to become a "Certified PEP Trainer".  With this certification, you can lead 2 1/2 hour workshops for people with diabetes in preventing foot ulcers. 

 

 

Treating Patients with C.A.R.E.

   This 1 day program is for all staff members to learn ways to communicate in ways that will enhance satisfaction and encourage patient partnership.

 

 

 

 

Interested in staying connected after attending a workshop?  Click on the TimedRight© logo below to join our on-line networking group called "Waterloo Wellington Self-Management Program"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
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