Health and Wellness Coaching: Online CoursesUWSP-NWI

Upcoming Offerings - 100% Online
2020-21 program begins Wednesday, Sept. 2

​Fall 2020
Sept. 2 - Oct.21

Oct. 28 - Dec.16


Building Expertise in Health and Wellness
(meets via Zoom Wednesdays, 4:30-7:00 p.m., CST)

Health and Wellness Coaching Foundations
(meets via Zoom Wednesdays, 4:30-7:00 p.m., CST)

​Spring 2021
Jan. 27 - Mar. 17

Mar. 31 - May 19


Advanced Health and Wellness Coaching Techniques
(meets via Zoom Wednesdays, 4:30-7:00 p.m., CST)

Health and Wellness Coaching Ethics and Practicum
(meets via Zoom Thursdays, 4:30-7:00 p.m., CST)

Course descriptions:

HPW 705. Building Expertise in Health and Wellness
3 cr. A detailed overview of health and wellness including wellness dimensions, exercise, nutrition, weight management, stress management, sleep, mindfulness, career satisfaction, financial wellness, relationship health, chronic disease management, alternative treatments, addictions and mental health. Introduction to peer-to-peer practice coaching.
 
HPW 735. Health and Wellness Coaching Foundations
3 cr. Specialized training in the application of behavior change theories, coaching structure and process. Preparing students to support individuals and groups to create and sustain health behavior change. Best practices in coaching concepts, techniques, and practical applications will be covered and demonstrated. Skill development is practiced through a peer-to-peer format. Book required: Coaching Psychology Manual

HPW 765. Advanced Health and Wellness Coaching Techniques
3 cr.  Specialized training to prepare coaches to employ advanced coaching techniques and practices including motivational interviewing techniques, cognitive-behavioral, and holistic approaches. Continued skill development is practiced through a peer-to-peer format. Book required: Coaching Psychology Manual

HPW 775. Health and Wellness Coaching Ethics and Practicum
3 cr. Supervised, pre-professional practice experience in health and wellness coaching. Provides specialized training, skill development and guidance, preparing students to enter the market and succeed. Intensive preparation on professional standards, ethics, assessment of clinical issues, use of digital tools, and referral strategies. Continued skill development is practiced through a peer-to-peer format. Book required: Coaching Psychology Manual

All classes meet via Zoom. Zoom Video Tutorial
  
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Health and Wellness Coaching is the change agent that shifts the culture and delivery of healthcare from dependency to empowerment.

-National Board for
Health & Wellness Coaching