Meeting Students Where They Are Transforming Campuses and Communities through Health and Wellness Coaching
Recorded On: 02/23/2021
Health coaching has been proven to play a pivotal role in producing long-term lifestyle change, and it can also be a powerful catalyst for cultivating a culture of wellness that differentiates your campus recreation department. In this session, explore the essential ingredients for creating a well-defined integrated wellness focus for your university and examine specifically how health and wellness coaching can successfully engage students and allow for collaboration with other departments and community partners.
Evaluate key considerations for designing, implementing and growing health and wellness coaching services to meet the needs of current and future students.
Examine practical strategies for collaborating with other departments and/or external partners.
Dr. Jessica Matthews, DBH, NBC-HWC, DipACLM, FACLM
Associate Professor and Director- Master of Science in Kinesiology- Integrative Wellness
Point Loma Nazarene University
Dr. Jessica Matthews is an associate professor and program director in the College of Health Sciences at Point Loma Nazarene University (PLNU). An award-winning and international educator, she created the Master of Science in Kinesiology- Integrative Wellness program at PLNU, an interdisciplinary graduate degree blending lifestyle and behavioral medicine. Additionally, Dr. Matthews serves as director of health and wellness coaching at UC San Diego Health. There, she spearheaded the development of health and wellness coaching services within clinical practice and research, to include establishing and supervising a team of national board-certified health and wellness coaches in the Centers for Integrative Health.
Connect with her at @drjessmatthews.