Psychosocial Care and Assessment

Psychosocial Assessment and Healthy Coping

Action for Happiness Website

Action Pack for Happiness – a workbook to guide people in the steps toward a happier life

Psychosocial Care for People with Diabetes: A Position Statement of the American Diabetes Association 2016. (See chart below excerpted from Position Statement)

Diabetes Distress Scale

PHQ-9 Depression Screening Scale

Depression is not a normal part of getting older – CDC website full of info and resources

Empowerment vs. Compliance Model

PAID – Problem Areas in Diabetes Survey – Pediatric Version  Youth perceived burden of type 1 diabetes.

General Health Numeracy Test – A 6 question assessment on numeral literacy

The MiniMental State Examination (MMSE) or Folstein test is a 30-point questionnaire that is used extensively in clinical and research settings to measure cognitive impairment. It is commonly used in medicine and allied health to screen for dementia.


Diabetes Education Services Online University Courses & Books with an emphasis on Psychosocial Care & Assessment

Coping and Behavior Change, 1.5 CEs part of (Level 3 – CDE Boot Camp 10.5 CEs)

This course provides the framework to assess patient barriers and support behavior change. We explore psychosocial issues that may be blocking patients from adopting healthier behaviors and provides strategies to identify and overcome these barriers.  We conclude with a review of the major learning theories with a focus on empowerment.

 

Level 2 – Assessing Coping Skills 1.0 CE

Based on the Psycho-social Care ADA Standards, this course provides a framework to assess patient barriers to behavior change. We explore psycho-social issues that may be blocking patients from adopting healthier behaviors and provides strategies to identify and overcome these barriers. Life studies are used to apply theory to real life situations. 60-90 minute course.

 

 

ADA Psychosocial Care for People with Diabetes

This landmark 2012 ADA text covers all of the issues that care providers should consider when a patient takes on the burdens of diabetes self-management and deals with living with a chronic disease.

 

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