Specialized Family Care Program

Weight Loss Encouragement for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities

     
  • Category: Health
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  • Materials: Articles: "Weight Loss Encouragement for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities"; "How to Use Fruits & Vegetables" and "Rethink Your Drink" from Department of Health & Human Resources, CDC
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  • Goal: Individual in placement will maintain healthy weight
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  • Credit Hours: 2 Hours
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  • Date Developed: July 2014
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  • Developed by: Donna McCune, MSW, Family Based Care Specialist
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Training Objectives:

     
  1. Provider understands challenges of weight loss
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  3. Provider understands importance of maintaining a healthy weight
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  5. Provider knows how to encourage physical activity to promote weight loss
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  7. Provider knows ways to promote healthy eating
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  9. Provider knows how to make good beverage choices
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Training Procedures:

     
  • *Provider initiated self-study (View Course Materials)
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  • Test completed by Provider (Take the Test Below)
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  • Review of test responses by Family Based Care Specialist and Provider
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