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ACA308 - Counselors Within the Chronic Care Model: Supporting Weight Management

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Standard: $32.00
Members: $22.00


Source: JCD April 2016

The Chronic Care Model developed for the multidisciplinary management of chronic diseases provides a blueprint for the integrated role of mental health counselors supporting clients with obesity seeking weight management treatment. Counselors can support clients and the team of health care professionals treating obesity within each of the 6 components of the model: (a) health care organization, (b) delivery-system design, (c) clinical information systems, (d) decision support, (e) client self-management support, and (f) community resources.


  1. Understand the Chronic Care Model (CCM) and how it can be utilized to support obese clients seeking weight management treatment.
  2. Examine the role of mental health counselors within each of the six components of CCM.


Category: JCD Article


  • 1.00 - Clock Hours
  • 1.00 - NBCC
  • 1.00 - CRCC
  • 1.00 - Ohio Hours

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