Our coaches offer the following at NO CHARGE to you:
Learn more about the Health Coach Program and talk with your primary care provider.
Questions about the program? Please contact Laurie King, RN, Health Coach Program Manager.
FREE training in a 12-week online course is provided. By participating in the course, you will gain:
After completion of the course, you may be eligible to serve as a volunteer Health Coach through a Valley Medical Center primary care clinic. Our Health Coaches serve for six months and work one-on-one with their assigned patient. Coaches encourage and support the patient while he/she learns how to define personal health-related goals, navigate the health care system, access community resources, make lifestyle changes to improve health and improve their self-management skills.
Coaches call patients at least once per week and meet in-person (or via a confidential video call) at least once per month. If applicable, in-person visits may occur in the patient’s home, a coffee shop, at a clinic, or at a community resources such as the YMCA, farmer’s market, or community center. All visits are compliant with COVID-19 guidelines. Coaches also get together weekly via Zoom for a team meeting, beginning after the 12-week course is completed.
Read more about the program in this flyer.
For more information and TO APPLY please contact Laurie King RN, Health Coach Program Manager.