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How to facilitate lifestyle change : applying group education in healthcare / Amanda Avery, Kirsten Whitehead, Vanessa Halliday.

By: Avery, Amanda [author].
Contributor(s): Whitehead, Kirsten [author] | Halliday, Vanessa [author].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Wiley Blackwell , 2016Description: xii, 186 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781118949917; 1118949919.
Contents:
Introduction -- Behavior change -- What makes a good facilitator? -- Planning and organization -- Delivering the session -- Resources -- Evaluation -- Managing group interaction and how to overcome challenges -- Personal development in group facilitation skills.
Summary: This book covers the entire group education process, from initial planning, to delivery and evaluation. Topics include agreeing aims and objectives and structuring a session, to considering practical aspects such as setting, managing challenging group members and participant expectations, as well as evaluating and refining a session plan for future use. It also provides an overview of the key evidence base for group learning, relevant theories and models, peer support, and e-learning opportunities.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction -- Behavior change -- What makes a good facilitator? -- Planning and organization -- Delivering the session -- Resources -- Evaluation -- Managing group interaction and how to overcome challenges -- Personal development in group facilitation skills.

This book covers the entire group education process, from initial planning, to delivery and evaluation. Topics include agreeing aims and objectives and structuring a session, to considering practical aspects such as setting, managing challenging group members and participant expectations, as well as evaluating and refining a session plan for future use. It also provides an overview of the key evidence base for group learning, relevant theories and models, peer support, and e-learning opportunities.

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Amanda Avery, RD, Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and Assistant Professor in Nutrition and Dietetics, Division of Nutritional Sciences, The University of Nottingham, UK <br> Kirsten Whitehead, PhD, RD, Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and Associate Professor in Dietetics, School of Biosciences, Division of Nutritional Sciences, The University of Nottingham, UK <br> Vanessa Halliday, PhD, RD, Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and Lecturer in Public Health, School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR), The University of Sheffield, UK

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