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Commentary - Archives of General Internal Medicine (2018) Volume 2, Issue 1

Applying Social Cognitive Theory in a Naturopathy Healthcare Educational Program for Parents and Families.

Social Cognitive Theory can address appropriate health and wellness change initiatives via the education of groups. Individualized and group action plans can be created and developed to address the overall health and wellness needs of families. This model and theory can assist in the education of preventing disease through health promotion and education and from a naturopathy perspective. In addition, this model can assist in the development of health educational programs to understand and explain health behaviors and choices families make. The model can guide useful strategies and educational tools with in-person or online instructional modules.

Author(s): Lisa Marie Portugal

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