Better Choices, Better Health

This 6-week workshop, also known as the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program, is ideal for individuals with ongoing andpersistent health conditions, and also for caregivers. The workshop is designed to help people feel better, manage symptoms, and gain confidence in their ability to lead active and purposeful lives. Developed and evaluated at Stanford over 15 years ago, theprogram is now offered across the US and internationally. Healthy eating, exercise planning, communication skills, dealing withfrustration, fatigue and pain, making informed treatment decisions and other disease-related problem solving will be explored. Theenvironment of mutual support and shared success helps to facilitate lasting positive changes.This workshop is sponsored by Stanford Coordinated Care and is free to Stanford employees.

Instructor: Alexandria Blacker, MPH. Ms Blacker works as the Community Programs Coordinator for the Stanford Coordinated Care Clinic. She is a certified Master Trainer for CDSMP and has a background in public health, wellness and health coaching.

Date and Time: 
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 17:15
Location: 
Li Ka Shing Learning Ctr., Rm 308
Event Sponsor: 
Health Improvement Program
Contact Email: 
ausserer@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
650 721-6003

Admission

To register for this 2-session class, please click on (More Information) or go to: http://hip.stanford.edu/

Registration IS required for this FREE Class

Class code: bcbh-01

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