Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for the Treatment of Weight Loss & Implications for Social Work Practice in the Changing Health Care Landscape.
In this course, we will review the impact of obesity and over weight both nationally and locally. We will then clarify key definitions in understanding the problem and population.
Then we will explore recent changes in the Healthcare System which have impacted the ways in which with treat obesity and overweight. After which we will explore the implications for social work practice with obese and overweight patients. Lastly, we will look at Acceptance and Commitment therapy as an intervention for obesity and overweight
This course is recommended for social workers, counselors, and therapists and is appropriate for beginning and intermediate levels of practice.
1 credit hour
Author: Chantyl Chaney, LMSW