The role of the Health Behavior Coordinator (HBC) as a content expert on health coaching, motivational interviewing (MI), patient self-management, and health behavior change is critical in addressing the main behavioral factors that contribute to preventable disease, such as tobacco use, physical inactivity, poor diet, unhealthy alcohol use, and overweight or obesity. The HBC works with Patient-Aligned Care Team (PACT) clinicians and members of the interdisciplinary team to provide training.
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.
Maryland Psychological Association (MPA) is the statewide professional association for Maryland psychologists, supporting the psychologists in Maryland in advancing the science and practice of psychology for the health and welfare of the public. MPA educates about psychology and mental health, and promotes psychological science and practice. Find a local psychologist with our free referral service.