Health and Wellness Coaching: Online Courses

UWSP-NWI

 Summer 2022 Program Schedule (accelerated 16-week program)

2022 Summer Program Schedule

Always 100% Online


May 17-June 9


June 14-July 7


July 12-Aug. 4


Aug. 9-Sept. 1


​Building Expertise in Health and Wellness
(meets via Zoom Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4:30-7 p.m., CT)

Health and Wellness Coaching Foundations
(meets via Zoom Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4:30-7 p.m., CT)

Advanced Health and Wellness Coaching Techniques
(meets via Zoom Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4:30-7 p.m., CT)

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

Note: The summer session is only available for continuing education credit. If you want to earn graduate credit, you must enroll in the school-year program.

 2021-22 Program Schedule (9-month program)

2021-22 Program Schedule

Always 100% Online

​Fall 2021
Sept. 8-Oct. 27

Nov. 3-Dec. 16


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

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

​Spring 2022
Jan. 26-Mar. 16


Mar. 30-May 18


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

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

Course descriptions:

Building Expertise in Health and Wellness (HPW 705)
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.

Health and Wellness Coaching Foundations (HPW 735)
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

Advanced Health and Wellness Coaching Techniques (HPW 765)
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.
Books required:
Coaching Psychology Manual; Wellness Coaching for Lasting Lifestyle Change - Second Edition

Health and Wellness Coaching Ethics and Practicum (HPW 775) 
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.

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
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