Event Calendar

Thursday, January 28, 2021

Intersection of Diabetes Self-Management and Behavioral Health Interventions

Start Date: 1/28/2021 12:30 PM EST
End Date: 1/28/2021 2:30 PM EST

Venue Name: ZOOM

WV  United States  25314

Organization Name: WVPCA

John Kennedy
Email: john.kennedy@wvpca.org
Phone: (304) 346-0032


Please join the WVPCA for Intersection of Diabetes Self-Management and Behavioral Health Interventions on Thursday, January 28, 2021 presented by Nell Stuart.  This webinar will provide participants a greater understanding of diabetes and the progression with the emotional and psychological challenges that patients encounter in their treatment of this chronic disease.  Clinicians will understand the disease in order to provide more effective behavioral health therapy including how to incorporate motivational interviewing to improve self-management by the patient. 


Our subject matter expert is Nell Stuart, MS, RD, LD, CDE who brings with her extensive knowledge regarding Diabetes Care. Nell earned a Master of Science in Nutrition from Tufts University in 1995 and became a Registered Dietician. She was Acting Chief of Nutrition and Food Service at a VA Medical Center for 4 years before completing her training to become a Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) in 1999. She worked as the CDE, Nutrition Coordinator, and Insulin Pump Trainer at St. Mary’s Medical Center, a Joslin Diabetes Center Affiliate.

Following this webinar, participants will:
  • Describe three (3) diabetes self-management expectations likely to contribute stress for the patient.
  • Describe three (3) (or become famliar with) interviewing techniques to decrease anxiety level of the patient.
  • Identify the times in the diabetes progression timeline most likely to cause confusion and/or anxiety for the patient and provider.
TARGET AUDIENCE:  BH Directors, Therapists, and BH Care Managers.

Registration closes on January 27th at NOON.

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Funding: This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) award totaling $1,081,056.00 with approximately 0% financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement by, HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov. 

The WVPCA is the largest organized primary care network in the state.