Virtual reality-based training for motivational interviewing around childhood obesity – are pediatricians “game”?
Learning Areas:Advocacy for health and health education
Assessment of individual and community needs for health education
Conduct evaluation related to programs, research, and other areas of practice
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related education
Discuss the importance of early prevention and treatment in childhood obesity. Describe the value of motivational interviewing to promote healthy childhood weight. Identify aspects of acceptability and feasibility important to pediatricians in a virtual reality training module about motivational interviewing for childhood obesity.
Keyword(s): Obesity, Pediatrics
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Dr. Albright is the former Chair of the Department of Psychology at Baruch College and has received distinguished teaching awards at both Baruch and New York University. He is actively involved in publishing and presenting at numerous conferences addressing how game-based role-play training simulations can cost-effectively support public health initiatives designed to impact large numbers of people to bring about permanent changes in behavior in the areas of health, and behavioral health.
Any relevant financial relationships? Yes
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|Kognito Interactive||Director of Applied Research||Co-Founder|
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