It is important to understand that the skills and tools that are used for counseling and coaching are based on research. For this assignment, you will read the article:
A Qualitative Study of How Health Coaches Support Patients in Making Health-Related Decisions and Behavioral Changes
and in your own words, briefly summarize (at least 1 page double spaced):
What was the purpose of the study?
What were the methods used?
What were the major research findings?
Why are these findings important for health coaches (what are the implications/conclusions)?
Briefly describe the seven themes of patient decision making with health coaches.