Higher Education

Nutrition Counseling and Education Skill Development, 3rd Edition

  • Kathleen D. Bauer Montclair State University
  • Doreen Liou Montclair State University
  • Carol A. Sokolik Montclair State University
  • ISBN-10: 1305252489  |  ISBN-13: 9781305252486
  • 464 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2012, 2002
  • © 2016 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $215.25
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NUTRITION COUNSELING AND EDUCATION SKILL DEVELOPMENT, 3rd Edition, is a step-by-step guide to help entry-level practitioners through the basic components involved in changing food behavior and improving nutritional status. This book provides nutritional professionals with a solid foundation of counseling and education principles, opportunities to practice new skills, and knowledge of evaluation methodologies in an organized, accessible, and engaging approach. The authors' clear style helps readers translate theoretical perspectives on nutrition counseling into actual effective dialogues between client and counselor to influence client knowledge, skills, and attitudes. In addition, since the goals and objectives of nutrition counselors and educators complement each other, the scope of this text has expanded to include elements unique to nutrition education.

Features and Benefits

  • The 3rd Edition has been updated to incorporate the newest Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics' Nutrition Care Process materials and United States Department of Agriculture ChooseMyPlate.gov guidelines.
  • Action-based learning: Exercises are integrated into the text to give students ample opportunity and encouragement to interact with the concepts covered in each chapter. Each chapter has review questions and a culminating assignment that integrates all or most of the major topics covered throughout the chapter. Instructors can choose to assign the activities to be done individually, at home, or used as classroom activities.
  • Evidence-based approaches, grounded in behavior change models and theories have been found to be effective for educational and counseling interventions and are analyzed and integrated into skill-development exercises.
  • The final chapter consists of a four-week guided nutrition counseling program that demonstrates practical applications of the text. It includes a step-by-step guide for a student working with a volunteer adult client for four sessions. The objective of this section is to demonstrate how the theoretical discussions, practice activities, and nutrition tools can be integrated and applied for an effective intervention.

Table of Contents

1. Preparing to Meet Your Clients.
2. Frameworks for Understanding and Attaining Behavior Change.
3. Communication Essentials.
4. Meeting Your Client: The Counseling Interview.
5. Developing A Nutrition Care Plan: Putting It All Together.
6. Promoting Change to Facilitate Self-Management.
7. Making Behavior Change Last.
8. Physical Activity.
9. Communication with Diverse Population Groups.
10. Group Facilitation and Counseling.
11. Keys to Successful Nutrition Education Interventions.
12. Educational Strategies, Mass Media, and Evaluation.
13. Professionalism and Final Issues.
14. Guided Counseling Experience.

What's New

  • Practical examples: Recognizing that nutrition education and counseling takes place in a variety of settings, the authors provide concrete examples, case studies, and first-person accounts throughout the text, representing a variety of wellness, private practice, and institutional settings.

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Bundle: Text + Global Nutrition Watch, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card

ISBN-10: 1305626451  | ISBN-13: 9781305626454

List Price = $286.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $215.25

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  • Global Nutrition Watch, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card
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  • Nutrition Counseling and Education Skill Development
    List Price = $286.95  | CengageBrain Price = $286.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $215.25

Printed Text + Global Nutrition Watch Instant Access

ISBN-10:  1305710940 | ISBN-13:  9781305710948

List Price = $286.95  | CengageBrain Price = $286.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $215.25

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  • Global Nutrition Watch Instant Access Code
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  • Nutrition Counseling and Education Skill Development
    List Price = $286.95  | CengageBrain Price = $286.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $215.25

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Kathleen D. Bauer

Kathleen D. Bauer, Ph.D., R.D., was the founder and has been the director of the Nutrition Counseling Clinic at Montclair State University for more than 10 years. She teaches both undergraduate and graduate nutrition counseling courses. Her applied nutrition counseling experiences extend to wellness programs, fitness centers, hospitals, nursing homes and private practice. A major area of interest has been the development of innovative nutrition education programs and materials for the general public and higher education. Bauer has been director of the dietetics program at Montclair State University for the past 14 years.

Doreen Liou

Doreen Liou, Ed.D., R.D., has been the director of the Didactic Program in Dietetics at Montclair State University for the past ten years. She teaches both undergraduate and graduate courses in nutrition education and social marketing. Her research interests encompass qualitative and quantitative methods in addressing chronic disease risk and the applications of social psychological theories in minority population groups. Her nutrition education experiences extend to a variety of academic, community, and clinical settings.

Carol A. Sokolik

Carol A. Sokolik, M.S., R.D., was a founder and is currently the director of the Applied Professional Practice Program at Montclair State University. A dietetic consultant to several nursing homes in northern New Jersey, she has applied her nutrition counseling skills in a variety of settings including physicians' offices, nursing homes, and clinical settings.