Dr. Larry Catlett, Occupational Medical Consulting's CMO, will be speaking Thursday, October 6th at the Northeast Association of Occupational Health Nurses Conference in Portland, Maine. Dr. Catlett will be presenting on the topic of "The Impact of Health Coaching Using Motivational Interviewing in the Workplace."
Chris Guild, OMC's training manager was recently accepted to the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers Training of New Trainers Workshop this fall in Montreal Canada. This is a rigorous process in which the applicant must submit a thorough application as well as audio recorded work samples for approval. This workshop only happens once a year and Chris was one of only 156 accepted worldwide. By completing the workshop Chris will gain admittance to the Motivational [...]
OMC Workshop: Introduction to MI Date: THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2016 Location: Central Maine Community College, 1250 Turner Street, Auburn, ME 04210 Time: 8:00 am — 5:00 pm (Registration 7:30 am—8:00 am) After the training you will be able to: • Describe the client-centered model and its application toward changing at-risk health behaviors. • Understand the difference between and proper use of communication styles: following, directing, guiding. • Understand and apply the communication skills: asking, listening, [...]
Have you given much thought to your produce lately? Chances are that you’re always hearing that you should eat more fruits and veggies, but does it matter where they come from? It turns out that, YES, it does. Eating locally grown produce is not only better for the environment, it’s better for your health. More nutrients, better flavor: Eating fruits and vegetables grown close to home means that what you are eating is in-season. This [...]
Spirituality is a broad term, and it isn’t only for those in an organized religion. It means a connection to something larger than ourselves, and a search for meaning and purpose in our lives. Some call it god, the universe, or even mother nature. Feeling a spiritual connection is very important to our overall well-being. When we seek and find a meaningful connection to the world around us, we experience positive emotions like joy, gratitude, [...]