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Diabetes Prevention Program Lifestyle Coach Training - 2019

Wednesday, October 23rd and Thursday, October 24th

9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Southwestern Oklahoma State University Rural Health is proud to offer you the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) Lifestyle Coach Training on Wednesday, October 23rd and Thursday, October 24th, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM on the Weatherford Campus.  This is a special offer brought to you by SWOSU Rural Health Center.          

Class size is limited to 10 participants.  PLEASE REGISTER EARLY!  

The training will be led by a Diabetes Training and Technical Assistance Center (DTTAC) Master Trainer Select and include the following:

  • Two days of interactive training with a small group format
  • Detailed information on program structure, goals, Prevent T2 Curriculum and the roles and skills of the Lifestyle Coach
  • Hands-on practice in group facilitation techniques with feedback from peers and a DTTAC Master Trainer
  • Networking with other trainees
  • Opportunities to brainstorm around implementation strategies
  • Two days of contact hours that exceed CDC's minimum training requirements
  • Training materials
  • Review of the updated Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Diabetes Prevention Recognition Program (DPRP) information
  • Access to ongoing support through Common Ground, DTTAC’s online learning community for Lifestyle Coaches

Program Requirements and Credit

Program requirements include participating in this entire classroom activity and completing the home study material prior to attending the training.  You must pre-register in order to receive the one hour of home study material that will be sent to you via email.  This training has been approved for 15 hours of live CE by the Oklahoma State Board of Pharmacy.  This training is pending approval for 15 hours of live CE by the Oklahoma State Board of Pharmacy.

Registration and Fees

Registration is required by Friday, October 11th.  Due to grant partnerships, this training is being provided at NO COST, a $600 value, for those working in or service those in the listed grant counties.


The DPP Lifestyle Coach Training will be located at the Southwestern Oklahoma State University Business Enterprise Center in the Mesquite Room. 

Directions:  https://www.swosu.edu/administration/confcenter/directions.aspx

Lifestyle Coach Training Agenda

Prevent T2

Day One (9 AM – 5 PM)

Day Two
I. Welcome and Introductions
II. Review of Pre-Work
III. Lifestyle Change Program-Guiding Principles
IV. Program Goals
V. Program structure
VI. Program approach
VII. Role of the Lifestyle Coach
VIII. Role of the Group
IX. Mini Mock Session
X. Facilitation Skills
XI. Program curriculum
XII. Program Tools
XIII. Questions, discussion and assignment for Day 2

Day Two (9 AM – 5 PM)

Day One
I. Coach-back Session presentations
   Breaks as needed
II. Group Development
III. Food and Fitness Logs, the role of the coach
IV. Action Plans
V. Participant Retention and Program Planning
VI. CDC Recognition Overview
VII. Final questions and close


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