623 Integrating Wellness Coaching Into the Classroom

Saturday, April 27, 2013: 7:30 AM-8:30 AM
Convention Center: 201AB
AAHE/Plan Strategies/Interventions/Programs
Presider: Deitra E. Wengert, Towson University, Towson, MD
Speakers: Paula Kort Kommor; Brooke Banet; and Cheryl A. Kolander, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY
Wellness coaching is an emerging dimension of health promotion programming. Wellness coaching uses a strength based approach by building on studentsí strengths and past successes. Trigger tape videos (TTVs) are one method to deepen the fundamental and powerful concepts of wellness coaching and help strengthen studentsí critical thinking skills. Participants will learn a step-by-step process for creating TTVs and applying wellness coaching principles in the classroom.