As a Clinical Social Worker, Certified Diabetes Educator, with a Masters in Adult Education and 15+ years direct counselling practice, I offer the following services for Diabetes Educators and other health care or para health care professionals:
For those Diabetes Educators who are dealing with challenging bio-psycho-social patient teaching situations including working with whole family systems or other patient specific environmental factors.
I support you.
Give me the facts, a brief history and your insights, and I can offer you clinical insight from the Certified Diabetes Educator Medical Social Work perspective as well as recommendations and possible triage protocols.
I provide direct patient consultation.
Face-to-face or over the phone, I follow-up with you and any other members of your team as you wish.
Face to face or via teleconference I help members of patient Diabetes Education and primary health care team as well as patient family members to create new insights and possibilities for change toward improvement of self-care. I do this by
- Applying motivational interviewing techniques directly to your teaching experiences
- Integrating life stages and transitional development considerations into your action plan
- Capitalizing on patient resiliency either in adult or youth form
I offer workshops as requested by you or other members of your team.
Theoretical, Practical and Experiential
Guest Speaking / Presentations
I am an insightful, thought-provoking and entertaining guest speaker or presenter. Duration negotiable.