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NTR 191 Nutrition Counseling Skill Development
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2015
SUN#: None
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A/F Only

Description: Comprehensive skill development of step-by-step nutrition counseling.

Prerequisites: NTR200 or NTR104

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Knowledge Level) Define the basics of an effective counseling relationship and broaden the understanding of one's own traits and skills that can impact the relationship.
2. (Application Level) Demonstrate interpersonal skills needed for a productive counseling intervention and utilize effective counseling responses and nutrition literacy considerations.
3. (Application Level) Implement a counseling model and a motivational algorithm to direct the flow of a counseling intervention and write a counseling intervention using two methodologies. (CSLO2)
4. (Application Level) Implement a step-by-step counseling intervention and nutrition care plan.
5. (Analysis Level) Select appropriate food management tools according to a clients desire for structure.
6. (Synthesis Level) Develop a client-friendly behavior tracking method.
7. (Application Level) Implement basic relapse prevention techniques and various behavior change strategies.
8. (Synthesis Level) Complete a protocol to incorporate physical activity into a nutrition counseling session.
9. (Evaluation Level) Demonstrate procedures for ending a counseling relationship and evaluating the counseling process.
10. (Application Level) Relate the principles of various professional issues, such as ethics, standards and client rights.
11. (Knowledge Level) Select materials useful to a beginning nutrition counselor, including procedures for handling difficult client behaviors and group counseling.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
Hard copy of standards is on file in the Curriculum Office.