We've updated our Clinician License with new terms. These changes were required in order to stay current with new education and clinical counselling technologies, and in response to customer feedback over the years. Please note that the terms of the Clinician License for original licensees (clinician customers 2008-April 2021) have not changed. To our original customers: thank you! To our new clinicians: welcome! Key highlights: Three-year License Term The term of the Clinician License … [Read more...] about New Clinician License!
A picture says 1000 words! Are you a certified Craving Change clinician? Display the new certification badge on your professional materials such as website, social media and printed materials. The badge file is available for download in a variety of formats in the online Resource Library. … [Read more...] about New Certified Clinician Badge!
Clinicians regularly share with us that the Craving Change cognitive-behavioural tools and techniques have been more valuable than ever in the past year. For example, Leanne Banman, RD with Saskatchewan Health Authority Primary Health Care noted: "Over the last year or so, I have had more conversations with people about weight gain in response to Covid-19. The entire world has been upset by this pandemic. Using food as a treat is very common. As a result, I have really focused on addressing … [Read more...] about Non-food Nurturing During the Pandemic
Take advantage of our annual Nutrition Month promotion. It's our biggest discount of the year! Purchase any Craving Change® "Store" product by March 31, 2021 and receive approximately 20% off. Please note that this offer does not apply to Organization License holders. These organizations are invited to order client resources at any time (with no time limit) and receive our highest discount of 20% on orders of 50 or more workbooks and magnets. Login to buy now … [Read more...] about Nutrition Month Promotions
Remote delivery of Craving Change continues to be a great solution for pandemic social distancing*. Kimberly Gordon-Krushell, a Primary Care Network community nurse, shared: "I recently ran a Craving Change program by Zoom- I adjusted our group size and had to provide a lot of education on how to use Zoom. I found it went really well and there was still group interaction. We had 100% attendance for all 4 sessions!" "I feel Craving Change has helped me in all aspects of communication with … [Read more...] about Craving Change via Zoom
To achieve significant behaviour change results takes time. Attendees of virtual Craving Change workshops are better able to participate in more workshop sessions compared to the less convenient in-person attendance. Our online Resource Library and the resource USB include 'Suggested Workshop Formats' under the Workshop Organization section. Here's where you can find step-by-step guidelines for presenting the Craving Change workshop over six sessions. Attendees are encouraged to implement … [Read more...] about Longer Workshops with Virtual Delivery
It was wonderful to recently receive insightful feedback from Denise McClure, a social worker who co-facilitates Craving Change workshops with a dietitian through Horizon Health in New Brunswick. Denise wrote: “As a social worker, I often use the Cognitive-Behavioural approach to understanding why we do some of the self-destructive things we do, to set aside self-judgment, and explore unhelpful thoughts in order to improve emotions and change self-sabotaging behaviours.” “I find the Craving … [Read more...] about A Social Worker’s Experience
Congratulations to Ali Myers, RD who recently completed the re-certification extension exam. To be eligible for this exam, Ali had already been certified with Craving Change Inc for the past six years. She will now continue to be credentialed for an additional three years. She's a definite champion for Craving Change! Ali identified one of the strong benefits of including Craving Change in her practice, below: "It brings value to our clinic to be able to offer this class to patients. … [Read more...] about A Perfect Supplement to Other Programs