Chiu, C. CV 2022.docx
A Certified Rehabilitation Counselor, Professor Chiu’s research aims to promote holistic health, well-being, and quality of life of people with disabilities and chronic illnesses. She has conducted theory-driven and interdisciplinary research in self-regulation of healthy lifestyles, positive psychosocial adjustment, and social participation. Her research focuses include:
- Improving the Health Action Process Approach to enhance individuals’ self-management of healthy behaviors.
- Strengthening individuals’ positive psychosocial factors, such as resilience, coping, and self-efficacy, to promote quality living with physical and mental health conditions.
- Empowering individuals to optimize their participation in healthcare, community resources, and life fulfillment.