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The Self-Management Programs Network allows patients, caregivers, and healthcare providers to access information about self-management programs in Southwestern Ontario. Programs are provided by Southwest Self-Management, Waterloo-Wellington Self-Management, Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant Self-Management, and Erie-St. Clair Self-Management.

What are self-management programs?

 

Self-management programs are designed to provide you with tools to help you confidently manage your health condition and improve your quality of life, and how to support someone you care about with their health condition. Healthcare Providers also have access to workshops that promote working in partnership with patients and caregivers. Programming is free and available for anyone 18 years and older in Southwestern Ontario.

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Craving Change ®-- 4- Week Series
 
I am a: Patient
Day of Week: Tuesday
Program Type: Craving Change
Time of Day: Afternoon
Start Time: 01:30 PM
In Person/Virtual: Online
Craving Change ®-- 4- Week Series
 
I am a: Patient
Day of Week: Wednesday
Program Type: Craving Change
Time of Day: Evening
Start Time: 06:01 PM
In Person/Virtual: Online
Treating Patients With C.A.R.E.
 
A 4.5 hour virtual workshop for clinicians and non- clinical support staff members to improve verbal and non-verbal communication skills to positively impact health outcomes for patients and their families
I am a: Healthcare Provider
Day of Week: Thursday
Program Type: Treating Patients with CARE
Time of Day: Morning
Start Time: 08:30 AM
In Person/Virtual: Online
Empathy Effect: Countering Bias to Improve Health Outcomes
 
I am a: Healthcare Provider
Day of Week: Friday
Program Type: Empathy Effect: Countering Bias to Improve Health Outcomes
Time of Day: Morning
Start Time: 09:00 AM
In Person/Virtual: Online
Choices and Changes: Motivating Healthy Behaviors
 
The Choices and Changes webinar provides clinicians with an opportunity to explore their own beliefs about the change process and hear some of the research-informed premises around behavior change.


During the webinar participants will review:

Research in regards to health behaviour change and the premises of change
Review a model for change
I am a: Healthcare Provider
Day of Week: Tuesday
Program Type: Choices and Changes: Motivating Healthy Behaviours
Time of Day: Morning
Start Time: 08:30 AM
In Person/Virtual: Online
Brief Action Planning
 
Brief Action Planning (BAP) is based on the premise that motivation comes within the person. The clinician's role is to guide people toward creating their own plans, adjusting support as needed, and always seeking to build confidence in those they work with.
I am a: Healthcare Provider
Day of Week: Wednesday
Program Type: Brief Action Planning
Time of Day: Morning
Start Time: 08:30 AM
In Person/Virtual: Online
Clinician Patient Communication to Enhance Health Outcomes
 
This ½ day program is designed for students and clinicians in active practice in all specialty areas.
I am a: Healthcare Provider
Day of Week: Monday
Program Type: Clinician Patient Communication to Enhance Health Outcomes
Time of Day: Morning
Start Time: 08:30 AM
In Person/Virtual: Online
Choices & Changes: Motivating Healthy Behaviours
 
Come join the workshop for motivational interviewing lessons and practice opportunities for direct application to patients conversations of change.
I am a: Healthcare Provider
Day of Week: Friday
Program Type: Choices and Changes: Motivating Healthy Behaviours
Time of Day: Morning
Start Time: 09:00 AM
In Person/Virtual: Online
Skills of Wellbeing
 
People often think about wellness in terms of physical health - nutrition, exercise, weight management, etc.., but it is so much more. Wellness is a holistic integration of mental, physical, and spiritual well-being, fueling the body, engaging the mind, and nurturing the spirit.
I am a: Patient, Caregiver, Healthcare Provider
Day of Week: Monday
Program Type: Wellbeing
Time of Day: Morning
Start Time: 10:00 AM
In Person/Virtual: Online
Choices and Changes: Motivating Healthy Behaviors
 
I am a: Healthcare Provider
Day of Week: Wednesday
Program Type: Choices and Changes: Motivating Healthy Behaviours
Time of Day: Afternoon
Start Time: 12:00 PM
In Person/Virtual: Online
Craving Change ®-- 4- Week Series
 
I am a: Patient
Day of Week: Wednesday
Program Type: Craving Change
Time of Day: Morning
Start Time: 09:00 AM
In Person/Virtual: Online
Powerful Tools for Caregivers - 6 Week Series
 
Caring for a family member or friend with a health condition can be physically, emotionally and financially challenging. This program builds the skills caregivers need to take better care of themselves as they provide care for others.
I am a: Caregiver
Day of Week: Wednesday
Program Type: Caregiving
Time of Day: Morning
Start Time: 10:00 AM
In Person/Virtual: Online
Craving Change ®-- 4- Week Series
 
I am a: Patient
Day of Week: Wednesday
Program Type: Craving Change
Time of Day: Afternoon
Start Time: 01:00 PM
In Person/Virtual: Online
Craving Change ®-- 4- Week Series
 
I am a: Patient
Day of Week: Wednesday
Program Type: Craving Change
Time of Day: Afternoon
Start Time: 06:00 PM
In Person/Virtual: Online
Powerful Tools for Caregivers - 6-Week Series
 
Feeling stretched caring for a loved one?
I am a: Caregiver
Day of Week: Thursday
Program Type: Caregiving
Time of Day: Morning
Start Time: 09:30 AM
In Person/Virtual: Online
Diabetes Education - 6-Week Series
 
Do you live with diabetes or know someone who does?
JOIN US...and learn to take control of your health.
I am a: Patient
Day of Week: Wednesday
Program Type: Diabetes
Time of Day: Afternoon
Start Time: 01:00 PM
In Person/Virtual: Online
Empathy Effect: Countering Bias to Improve Health Outcomes
 
An evidence-based program, developed by the Institute for Healthcare Communication.
I am a: Healthcare Provider
Day of Week: Wednesday
Program Type: Empathy Effect: Countering Bias to Improve Health Outcomes
Time of Day: Morning
Start Time: 09:00 AM
In Person/Virtual: Online
Craving Change ®-- 4- week series
 
4-week "how-to" workshop series focusing on helping you change your relationship with food.
I am a: Patient
Day of Week: Thursday
Program Type: Craving Change
Time of Day: Morning
Start Time: 09:30 AM
In Person/Virtual: Online
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