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Wellness Coaching

Course Hours: 
225
Course Type: 
Mentor Supported
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Wellness coaching is about helping people improve their lifestyle behavior. As the field of Wellness Coaching emerges and the world discovers the value of it, it will continue to define and re-define itself. Wellness coaching applies the principles and processes of professional life coaching in order to help make lifestyle improvements. Having a sound understanding of professional coaching and how to interact with people is a must to be successful in this field.  In this course you will be introduced to some fundamental ways of staying emotionally, physically, and mentally healthy. We will discuss nutrition, how to manage weight, exercise, stress management and much more. 

Prerequisite(s): None

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Identify various dimensions of health, types of stressors and ways to encourage overall well-being 
  • Recognize healthy eating habits and the principles of fitness
  • Recall preventive measures for avoiding common illnesses, diseases and how to maintain sexual health
  • Identify the effects of consumer products on our body and how to protect ourselves from violence and crime
  • Define the co-active coaching model, the various contexts and principles and practices

Wellness Coaching Module 1
Health for Life

  • Defining Health and Wellness
  • Global and National Health Concerns
  • Common Causes of Death in the US
  • Making Positive Behavioral Changes
  • Conventional Medicine
  • Complementary and Alternative Medicine
  • Holistic Medicine and Integrative Medicine

Wellness Coaching Module 2
Stress Management and Sleep

  • Stress Response
  • Stress in America
  • Historical Overview of Stress Research
  • Relieving Stress
  • Function of Sleep
  • States and Stages of Sleep
  • How Sleep Changes with Age
  • Sleep Deprivation
  • Sleep Disorders

Wellness Coaching Module 3
Mental, Social, and Gender Health 

  • Psychology
  • Mental Wellness
  • Mental Disorders
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Defining Social Health
  • Sex and Gender
  • Sexual Relationships

Wellness Coaching Module 4
Sexual Health, Reproduction, and Nutrition

  • Men and Women’s Sexual Health
  • Safer Sex and Contraception
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections
  • Pregnancy and Infertility
  • Nutrition Basics
  • Healthy Eating
  • Food Safety
  • Combating Hunger and Malnutrition

Wellness Coaching Module 5
Fitness and Weight  

  • Components of Health-Related Fitness
  • Basic Training Principles
  • Impact of Physical Activity on Your Health
  • Body Image
  • Body Composition
  • Overweight and Obesity
  • Body Image Disturbances and Eating Disorders

Wellness Coaching Module 6
Substance Use and Personal Safety

  • Defining Substance Use Disorders
  • Tobacco
  • Alcohol
  • Opioids, Depressants, and Stimulants
  • Marijuana, Hallucinogens, Club Drugs, and Inhalants
  • Behavioral Addictions
  • Unintentional Injuries
  • Intentional Injuries

Wellness Coaching Module 7
Immune System and Common Infections

  • Immune System Dysfunction
  • Fortifying Immune Function
  • Understanding Infections
  • Respiratory Infections
  • Gastrointestinal Infections
  • Skin Infections
  • Urinary Tract Infections

Wellness Coaching Module 8
Preventing Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease

  • Signs and Symptoms of Diabetes
  • Preventing and Managing Diabetes
  • Hypertension
  • Coronary Heart Disease
  • Heart Failure
  • Stroke
  • Diagnosing Cardiovascular Disease
  • Treating Cardiovascular Disease
  • Keeping Your Cardiovascular System Healthy

Wellness Coaching Module 9
Cancer and Environmental Health

  • Defining Cancer
  • Types of Cancer
  • Detecting, Diagnosing, Treating, and Living with Cancer
  • Preventing Cancer
  • Humans and the Environment
  • Climate Change

Wellness Coaching Module 10
The Co-Active Coaching Model

  • Empowered Coaching Environment
  • The Five Contexts
  • The Coach’s Role in the Model
  • Co-Active Coaching Relationships
  • Coaching Environment
  • Levels of Listening
  • Intuition
  • Curiosity
  • Authenticity
  • Accountability

Wellness Coaching Module 11
Coaching Contexts, Principles and Practices

  • Self-Management
  • Good Judgement
  • Fulfillment and Values
  • What is Balance?
  • A Formula for Coaching Balance
  • The Look of Process
  • Process Coaching
  • Integrating Principles
  • The Coach’s Commitment
  • The Expanding World of Coaching

**Outlines are subject to change, as courses and materials are updated.**

Ed4Career is committed to being both environmentally conscious and making it easier for you to study! We’re making your education mobile! All of our textbooks are now provided as eTextbooks. You can access them on your laptop, tablet, or mobile device and can study anytime, anywhere.

The move away from physical books to eTextbooks means you get the latest, most up-to-date version available. This also makes your training more accessible, so you can study anywhere you have your phone or tablet. The best part is that all materials are included in your training cost so there are NO extra fees for books!

Upon successful completion of our Wellness Coaching course, students will be prepared to sit for the NCCB national certification exam to become a Certified Wellness Coach (CWC).

**Certification exams are not included in the cost of the course.**

 International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET)

Ed4Career has been approved as an Accredited Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). In obtaining this accreditation, Ed4Career has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard which is recognized internationally as a standard of good practice. As a result of the Accredited Provider status, Ed4Career is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for courses and programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.

The Continuing Education Unit (CEU) was created by IACET as a measurement of continuing education. One (1) IACET CEU is equal to ten (10) contact hours of participation in an organized continuing education experience under responsible sponsorship, capable direction, and qualified instruction. Under IACET's care, the IACET CEU has evolved from a quantitative measure to a hallmark of quality training and instruction. For more information on IACET, visit iacet.org.

Internet Connection

  • Broadband or High-Speed - DSL, Cable, and Wireless Connections

*Dial-Up internet connections will result in a diminished online experience. Classroom pages may load slowly and viewing large audio and video files may not be possible.

Hardware Requirements

  • Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher
  • Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended

 

PC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Windows 7 or higher
  • Microsoft Office 2013 or higher. Also, you could use a general Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers - Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • The Kindle Reader App or VitalSource Bookshelf App are needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • QuickTime, Windows Media Player &/or Real Player

 

MAC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Mac OS x 10 or higher with Windows
  • Mac office programs or a Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers- Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • The Kindle Reader App or VitalSource Bookshelf App are needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • Apple QuickTime Media Player

 


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900 West Orman Avenue
Pueblo, CO 81004
United States
Phone: 727-824-7800 ext. 8

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