Strong communications skills are essential for dietetics professionals helping patients improve their nutrition and eating habits. Based on the 2002 Commission on Accreditation in Dietetics (CADE) standards for education, this text aids nutritionists, dietitians, and allied health professionals in strengthening interpersonal relationships with clients and patients by offering current activities, case studies, techniques, and directives related to nutritional counseling. The Fourth Edition is updated with a guide to online resources, behavioral objectives, additional case studies, and new illustrations. The American Dietetic Association's competencies on communication are included. Also included is an online instructor's manual containing answers to the review and discussion questions, as well as information on each case study.Sullivan Maillet, Julie O is the author of 'Communication and Education Skills for Dietetics Professionals', published 2003 under ISBN 9780781737401 and ISBN 0781737400.