Advanced Training

Advanced training opportunities for DPP Lifestyle Coaches.  Each course/topic is a stand alone training suitable for anyone who wishes to improve skills relating to group facilitation/coaching.  Each training was created in response to needs and interests expressed by both existing coaches and CDC desire for continuous quality improvement. Trained coaches are expected to complete at least 2 hours of advanced training each year.

Cultural Competency Training

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  • This CE course is approved by ICHWC for 1 continuing education units (CEP #100095).
  • 1 CHES/MCHES and CDR ceu/cech

Cultural Competence is a developmental process defined as a set of values, principles, behaviors, attitudes, and policies that enable health professionals to work effectively across racial, ethnic, and linguistically diverse groups.
At the organization level requires a comprehensive and coordinated plan, including for the individual

After completing this presentation, you will be able to:

  • Define cultural competence and linguistic competence.
  • Identify racial and ethnic groups disproportionately affected by diabetes.
  • Describe cultural influences on health and health-related outcomes.
  • Identify barriers to culturally competent care.
  • Describe strategies for achieving cultural competence for educators teaching about diabetes prevention.

Motivational Interviewing

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  • This CE course is approved by ICHWC for 15 continuing education units (CEP #100095).
  • 15 CHES/MCHES and CDR ceu/cech

Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a collaborative, client-centered counseling style for helping people make good decisions and healthy behavior change. MI works by eliciting clients’ own internal motivation and resolving ambivalence within a collaborative working relationship. MI is a tool used by successful DPP Lifestyle Coaches and other health care professionals to foster learning and healthy lifestyle decisions.

This 100% online, approximate 6 week, 12 module training is designed for people with little or no experience with MI as well as for those wishing to improve their MI skills. Each week’s lessons include a brief post-test and exercises to complete. There will be 4 live, online practice sessions schedule throughout the training to reinforce learning.

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Sign up below for your included LIVE trainings with Dr. Matulich et al.  –you must have completed at least modules 1-3 prior to signing up.


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