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Author Avery, Amanda, author

Title How to facilitate lifestyle change : applying group education in healthcare / Amanda Avery, Kirsten Whitehead and Vanessa Halliday
Published Chicester, West Sussex : Wiley-Blackwell/John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, 2017
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 186 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series How to series
Lowe's how-to series.
Contents Introduction / Amanda Avery -- Behaviour change / Kirsten Whitehead -- What makes a good facilitator? / Amanda Avery -- Planning and organization / Kirsten Whitehead -- Delivering the session / Vanessa Halliday -- Resources / Vanessa Halliday -- Evaluation / Kirsten Whitehead -- Managing group interaction and how to overcome challenges / Vanessa Halliday -- Personal development in group facilitation skills / Amanda Avery
Summary This book covers the entire group education process, from initial planning, to delivery and evaluation. Topics include agreeing aims and objectives and structuring a session, to considering practical aspects such as setting, managing challenging group members and participant expectations, as well as evaluating and refining a session plan for future use. It also provides an overview of the key evidence base for group learning, relevant theories and models, peer support, and e-learning opportunities
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from pdf title page (Wiley Online Library, viewed March 21, 2017)
Subject Group work in education.
Health promotion.
Lifestyles -- Health aspects.
Health Education -- methods.
Healthy Lifestyle.
Group Processes.
Health Behavior.
Patient Education as Topic.
Health Promotion.
Form Electronic book
Author Halliday, Vanessa, author
Whitehead, Kirsten, author
ISBN 1118949889 (electronic bk.)
1118949900 (electronic bk.)
9781118949887 (electronic bk.)
9781118949900 (electronic bk.)