Psychosocial Impact and Treatment of Celiac Disease (Psychology CE)
This is a Psychology Continuing Education (CE) presentation organized by Children’s National Hospital and presented by Kimberly Burkhart, Ph.D., from Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital and Monique Germone, Ph.D., from Children’s Hospital Colorado.
By the end of the video, viewers should be able to:
- Identify how symptoms, diagnosis, and adherence impact the individual, microsystem, and mesosystem
- Identify the impact of social determinants of health on social functioning and adherence
- Review the developmental considerations in helping individuals with celiac disease and their families
- Describe the intersection of an individual’s behavioral/psychosocial health and development, and their impact on that individual’s adherence to the gluten-free diet
- Assess and address medical trauma to decrease the psychosocial impact of the acute/diagnostic phase
- Describe the various therapeutic approaches to providing behavioral/psychosocial health care to individuals with celiac disease and their families
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