Persons with spinal cord injury (SCI) often report challenges with accessing employment, reliable transportation and opportunities for social engagement, resulting in decreased independence and self-efficacy.1 When challenges with access are addressed, participation in valued activities is possible and supports social-emotional health, physical health, and quality of life.2,3
“Health Coaching in Context” is a skillful dialogue that adheres to coaching competencies and draws from the tenets of health coaching and positive psychology. “Health Coaching in Context” reflects authentic client centeredness, and develops problem solving skills that address solutions that lead to meaningful engagement in everyday living despite the presence of a health condition or other personal or environmental factors. (Fig. 1)
Cadematori, OTD, OTR/L, Caitlin; Betz, OTD, OTR/L, Samantha; Dunn, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, Winnie; and Mulcahey, PhD, OTR/L, MJ, "Health Coaching in Context: A Descriptive Case Study" (2019). Department of Occupational Therapy Posters and Presentations. Paper 64.
Presented at the Pennsylvania Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference