Behavior Change

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    Speaker: William Polonsky, PhD, CDE

    Engaging the Disengaged: Strategies for Promoting Behavior Change in Diabetes

    Webinar Description: The provision of appropriate psychosocial support to people with diabetes is crucial to maintaining and improving overall health. Johnson & Johnson Diabetes Institute is pleased to have William H. Polonsky, PhD, CDE discuss engagement strategies for promoting behavior change in diabetes care. >> Download Slides

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    Speaker: Dr. Jen Nash, CPsychol, AFBPsS, ClinPsyD, BSc

    Psychological Strategies for Weight Change Conversations

    Webinar Description: The Johnson & Johnson Diabetes Institute is thrilled to have Jen Nash, CPsychol, AFBPsS, ClinPsyD, BSc discuss the psychological aspect of people who are struggling to implement weight loss advice. Dr. Nash reviews skills that address the emotional and motivational barriers to implementing weight loss education, and participants will be equipped with strategies to approach weight change conversations. >> Download Slides

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    Speaker: Mark Peyrot, PhD

    Barriers to Mealtime Insulin Dosing

    Webinar Description: Patient and provider related challenges pose numerous obstacles to insulin use. There are, however, some strategies that may help both patient and provider overcome these obstacles. These strategies emphasize individualized patient care and provide clinicians with implementation strategies and tools. Listen as Dr. Peyrot discusses barriers and strategies to mealtime insulin dosing. >> Download Slides

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    Speaker: Rita A. Kenahan, RN, EdD

    Adult Learning Theories & Teaching Strategies

    Webinar Description: The majority of adults engage with learning experiences to create change in their skills, behavior, knowledge or attitudes. When providing diabetes education, it is important to acknowledge what people with diabetes bring to a learning situation such as hopes and fears, motivations, and questions. By combining adult learning principles and skill-building strategies, healthcare professionals can more successfully help people with diabetes identify and address their needs and successfully manage their health. >> Download Slides

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    Speaker: Mark Heyman, PhD, CDE

    Acceptance and Diabetes: Helping patients integrate diabetes into their lives

    Webinar Description: Acceptance of diabetes and its related self-management principles is complex and involves a number of skills and tasks. Assessment of diabetes acceptance may aid in the identification of high risk patients for whom interventions can be targeted. Mark Heyman, PhD, CDE joins the Johnson & Johnson Diabetes Institute to share his experience and case studies related to working with people who are having difficulty with acceptance and diabetes. >> Download Slides

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    Speaker: Mary Ann Hodorowicz, RD, MBA, CDE, Certified Endocrinology Coder

    Key Tools for Patients’ Successful Behavior Change for Use in Telephonic Coaching

    Webinar Description: Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a form of collaborative conversation designed to facilitate behavior change. MI is a goal-oriented, person-centered counseling style that is used to strengthen a person’s motivation for and movement toward a specific goal within an atmosphere of patient engagement, acceptance, and compassion. Mary Ann Hodorowicz, RD, LDN, MBA, CDE, CEC discusses motivational interviewing, adult learning principles, and practical conversation techniques for use in telephonic healthcare. >> Download Slides

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    Speaker: Amy Bucher, Ph.D.

    Using the Psychology of Motivation to Optimize Digital Health Tools

    Webinar Description: Even the best digital health tools won’t work if no one in your population uses them. That’s why it’s so important to choose tools that motivate and engage users. In this webinar, we review the psychology of motivation and the basic human needs that drive engagement. Then, we review examples of how each of those needs can be supported through a digital intervention, with a focus on design elements and functionality. Finally, we talk about how to evaluate digital health interventions to assess whether they will motivate users to achieve your goals for population health. >> Download Slides

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    Speaker: Raphaela O’Day, Ph.D.

    The Art and Science of Patient Engagement

    Webinar Description: Successfully engaging and empowering patients are critical components of driving sustained behavior change. At the core of engagement are basic psychological needs that we all have. When met, they are known to enhance engagement whereby impacting adherence to treatment and sustained behavioral outcomes. These core needs are critical to incorporate into the patient experience both through helping care providers to understand how to structure the patient experience as well as through programs that provide opportunities to experience this needs fulfillment. >> Download Slides