Date: December 18
Time: 11 a.m. (Central time)/noon (Eastern time)
This webinar will provide an overview of the theoretical foundation of motivational interviewing (MI), the current evidence regarding the use of MI in nutrition-related settings, and applications in various vulnerable populations. Additionally, unique considerations for the use of MI in oncology-specific practice areas, including cancer prevention, treatment, and survivorship will be covered. Lastly, opportunities and challenges for use of MI among registered dietitians in clinical settings will be covered.
- Define the theoretical basis for the use of motivational interviewing
- Explain how and why motivational interviewing can be applied in cancer prevention, treatment, and survivorship
- Explain the unique considerations for application of motivational interviewing from a registered dietitian nutritionist
Ashlea Braun is a Clinical Research Dietitian and Doctoral Candidate at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. A graduate of the Medical Dietetics program at Ohio State, Ashlea has served as a clinician in both inpatient and outpatient settings prior to returning to the doctorate studies. Ashlea's research interests focus on elucidating mechanisms of behavior change, the role of autonomy in behavioral interventions, and optimizing the use of theory-driven and evidence-based approaches to counseling for registered dietitians. Her dissertation research evaluates the application and utilization of MNT and motivational interviewing to promote behavior change in high-risk populations. These results have been recognized by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Post-graduation, Ashlea hopes to secure an academic faculty position where she can continue to train and mentor the next generation of RDNs.