How to Live Well With Diabetes: Integrating the Motivational Interview as a Tool
Promotores will learn how motivational interviews are used to help promotores to facilitate behavior change among the population they serve. They will learn to customize meals that are culturally appropriate and meet individual’s needs, to maintain the pleasure of eating while integrating culturally appropriate foods by providing positive messages, and to discuss the myths and barriers around diabetes that are prevalent in the Latino community and provide factual evidence to correct these misconceptions.
- Promotores will understand the myths associated with diabetes common among Latinos.
- Promotores will describe at least three ways to create balanced meals while integrating Latin American foods appropriate for people with diabetes.
- Promotores will apply motivational interviewing concepts to facilitate behavior change.