NUTRITION COUNSELLING

DTN4NTC

2021

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

SchoolAllied Health, Human Services & Sport

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorKathryn Toohey

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

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

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be admitted in one of the following courses: HMDP, HZHSDP or HZNDP and must pass DTN4ECN or DTN3NTEAll other students must pass DTN4ECN or DTN4CPA and obtain subject coordinator approval.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsDTN4CPB

Equivalent subjectsDTN4CPB

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Food and Nutrition: Food and health systems in Australia and New Zealand

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorWahlqvist, M

Year2011

Edition/Volume3RD EDN

PublisherALLEN AND UNWIN, AUSTRALIA, CROWS NEST, NSW

ISBNN/A

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Source locationN/A

A sociology of food and nutrition: the social appetite

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorGermov, J and Williams, L

Year2008

Edition/Volume3RD EDN

PublisherOXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS, AUSTRALIA, MELBOURNE

ISBNN/A

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Chapter/issueN/A

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Nutrition Counselling and Education Skill Development

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorBauer, K.D. Liou, D and Sokolik, C.A.

Year2016

Edition/Volume3RD EDN

PublisherCENGAGE LEARNING, BELMONT, CALIFORNIA, USA: WADSWORTH

ISBNN/A

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Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Critically analyse and apply counselling theory in food and nutrition contexts
02. Critically analyse behaviour change theory in food and nutrition contexts
03. Design and justify context appropriate food and nutrition interventions
04. Develop nutrition education plans for individuals based on the outcomes of nutritional assessments and diagnoses

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKathryn Toohey

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 31 - 38
One 2.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 38 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 31 - 41
One 1.00 h unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 41 and delivered via online.
Online activities

WorkShopWeek: 31 - 38
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 38 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
A multimedia group assessment task (1000 word equivalent per student).N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO1
An individual 2000 word equivalent multimodal assessment taskN/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
A 1500 word equivalent individual written assessment taskN/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4