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DIMENSIONS: Well Body Program

The DIMENSIONS: Well Body Program is an evidence-based program intended for healthcare providers and peers. This program offers multiple trainings intended to teach the necessary skills to promote physical health and well-being. Innovative trainings provide instruction on effective community education, wellness services for individuals and groups, and ways to promote positive change through motivational engagement and other behavior change strategies.

Advanced Techniques

A one-and-a-half day training intended for all healthcare providers including peer advocates. The first day of training consists of education on understanding the factors that affect an individual’s ability to achieve health and well-being, strategies to promote healthy eating, physical activity, stress, and sleep, and motivational interviewing skills to facilitate behavior change. The training uses the half day to instruct trainees how to facilitate the Well Body Group – a six-week, onsite group for wellness.

Fundamentals

A half-day training intended for healthcare providers interested in expanding their understanding of the factors affecting an individual’s ability to achieve health and well-being. The training focuses on strategies to promote healthy eating, physical activity, stress, and sleep, and motivational interviewing skills to facilitate behavior change.

Priority Populations

The DIMENSIONS: Well Body trainings can be tailored towards working priority populations who face health disparities or have specialized healthcare needs, including persons with behavioral health conditions, persons with criminal justice involvement, low-income populations, pregnant/postpartum women, and youth, among others. This program features an in-depth examination of issues facing these priority populations as well as strategies to address the unique challenges in working with these populations.

For more information on the DIMENSIONS: Well Body Program, please contact us at 303-724-3713 or bh.wellness@ucdenver.edu.