NUTRITION COUNSELLING

DTN4NTC

2020

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will develop advanced skills in the application of counselling and behaviour change theories within the context of food and nutrition counselling. These skills will be applied to both individuals and groups. Finally students will gain practical skill in planning and implementing food and nutrition education with particular emphasis on translating scientific literature into end-point user-friendly, culturally appropriate written information

SchoolSchool Allied Health,Human Serv & Sport

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorKathryn Toohey

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be admitted in one of the following courses: HMDP, HZHSDP or HZNDP and must pass DTN4ECN or DTN3NTE All other students must pass DTN4ECN or DTN4CPA and obtain subject coordinator approval.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects DTN4CPB

Equivalent subjects DTN4CPB

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsNutrition Counselling and Education Skill DevelopmentPrescribedBauer, K.D. Liou, D and Sokolik, C.A. 20163RD EDN, CENGAGE LEARNING, BELMONT, CALIFORNIA, USA: WADSWORTH
ReadingsA sociology of food and nutrition: the social appetiteRecommendedGermov, J and Williams, L 20083RD EDN, OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS, AUSTRALIA, MELBOURNE
ReadingsFood and Nutrition: Food and health systems in Australia and New ZealandRecommendedWahlqvist, M 2011,3RD EDN, ALLEN AND UNWIN, AUSTRALIA, CROWS NEST, NSW

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Critically analyse and apply counselling theory in food and nutrition contexts

Activities:
Interactive lectures and tutorials
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour)

02. Critically analyse behaviour change theory in food and nutrition contexts

Activities:
Interactive lectures and tutorials
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour)

03. Design and justify context appropriate food and nutrition interventions

Activities:
Interactive lectures and tutorials
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour)

04. Develop nutrition education plans for individuals based on the outcomes of nutritional assessments and diagnoses

Activities:
Interactive lectures and tutorials
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2020, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKathryn Toohey

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 38
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 38 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop Week: 31 - 38
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 38 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 41
One 1.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 41 and delivered via online.
"Online activities"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
A multimedia group assessment task (1000 word equivalent per student).25 01
An individual 2000 word equivalent multimodal assessment task40 02, 03, 04
A 1500 word equivalent individual written assessment task35 01, 02, 03, 04