Know Your Own Health

Course content

The 2-day training covers all the skills needed to have ‘better conversations’ within in a health or social care role, using health coaching skills to support effective self-management.  It includes:

  • An introduction to ‘the Personalised Care Model’ and the roles of Care Coordinators, Health and Wellbeing Coaches and Social Prescribing Link Workers.
  • The role of health coaching skills to support patients to achieve the best outcomes for them, while using health and social care services wisely and effectively;
  • An introduction to the bio-psycho-social model of health – aimed at the whole person;
  • The PCI Core Curriculum health coaching skills including active listening skills, goal-setting, goal follow-up and motivational interviewing techniques to support effective self-management and, where appropriate, behaviour change.
  • An effective evidence-based coaching conversation structure that guides the use of the skills when working with patients;
  • How to recognise patients at different levels of ‘activation’ and how to meet them where they are and support them around whatever’s important to them.