Wellness Coaching

Hours: 260 / Access Length: 12 Months / Delivery: Open, Mentor Supported
Retail Price: $1,295.00

Course Overview:

Wellness coaching is about helping people to improve their lifestyle behavior. Wellness coaching is a new field. As it emerges and the world discovers the value of it, it will continue to define and re-define itself. What is clear is that wellness coaching is the application of the principles and processes of professional life coaching to the goals of lifestyle improvement for higher levels of wellness.

At the completion of this course you should be able to:

  • Identify the major health issues affecting Americans and how to treat them
  • Comprehend healthy eating habits and the principles of fitness
  • Identify preventive measures for avoiding common illnesses and disease
  • Identify the steps to launch a successful wellness coaching career
  • Identify different ways for motivating clients to make healthy lifestyle changes

Course Outline:

Wellness Coaching Module 1
Your Invitation to a Healthy Future
  • The Dimensions of Health
  • Health of Americans
  • Health Disparities
  • Making Quality Health-care Decisions
  • Emotional and Mental Health
  • How and Why People Change
  • Spiritual Health
  • Positive Psychology
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Managing Stress
  • Stress & Physical Health
  • Traumatic Life Events and Stress
  • Psychological Problems
  • Depressive & Anxiety Disorders
  • Social Health
  • Forming Relationships
  • Communicating and Relating
Wellness Coaching Module 2
Fitness and Nutrition
  • Personal Nutrition
  • Dietary Guidelines for Americans
  • Food Safety
  • Practical Guide to Weight Loss
  • Psychology Losing Weight
  • Understanding Weight Problems
  • Eating Disorders
  • The Joy of Fitness
  • The Inactivity Epidemic
  • Mind – Body Approaches
  • Becoming More Flexible
  • Principles of Exercise
  • Safe and Healthy Workouts
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Body Composition
Wellness Coaching Module 3
Sexual and Reproductive Health
  • Personal Sexuality
  • Sexuality and the Dimensions of Health
  • Human Sexuality
  • Sexual Behavior
  • Reproductive Choices
  • Conception
  • Choosing a Birth Control Method
  • Abortion
  • Pregnancy and Childbirth
  • Infertility
  • Lowering Your Risk of Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  • The ABCs of Safer Sex
  • Common Sexually Transmitted Infections and Diseases
  • HIV and AIDS
Wellness Coaching Module 4
Drugs, Alcohol, and Addiction
  • Avoiding Addictions
  • Risky Behaviors
  • Gambling
  • Drug Use
  • Prescription Drug Use
  • Treating Substance Abuse and Dependence
  • Coexisting Conditions
  • Common Drugs of Abuse
  • Drinking in America
  • Understanding Alcohol and Its Impact on the Body
  • Alcoholism Treatments
  • Smoking in America
  • Tobacco’s Immediate Effects
  • Quitting Tobacco
Wellness Coaching Module 5
Preventive Health and Quality Health Care
  • Preventing Major Diseases
  • Metabolic Syndrome
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Hypertension
  • Healthy Cholesterol
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Stroke Risk Factors
  • Cancer
  • Avoiding Infectious Diseases
  • Understanding Infection
  • Immune Disorders
  • Common Colds & Influenza
  • Meningitis
  • Hepatitis A, B & C
  • The "Superbug" Threat: MRSA
  • Choosing a Primary Care Physician
  • Your Medical Rights
  • Nontraditional Health Care
Wellness Coaching Module 6
A Lifetime of Health
  • Unintentional Injury
  • Safety at Home
  • Safety at Work
  • Living in a Dangerous World
  • Sexual Victimization and Violence
  • A Healthier Environment
  • The Impact of Pollution
  • The Air You Breathe
  • Indoor Pollutants
  • Chemical Risks
  • Invisible Threats
  • Successful Aging
  • The Challenges of Age
  • Preparing for Medical Crises
  • Death and Dying
Wellness Coaching Module 7
Integrating Wellness and Coaching
  • A Psychology of Wellness
  • Basic Wellness Principles
  • Wellness One-On-One
  • Lifestyle Improvement Model
  • Becoming a Wellness Coach
  • Creating the Alliance
  • Wellness Mapping
  • The Wellness Assessment
  • The Wheel of Life
  • Formal Wellness Assessments
  • Charting the Course of Change
  • Coaching for Strategic Lifestyle Change
  • Lifestyle Improvement Coaching
  • Interpersonal Coaching
  • Intrapersonal Aspects of Effective Change
  • Health and Medical Coaching
  • Facing Health Challenges
  • Wellness Coaching in Action
Wellness Coaching Module 8
Starting Your Coaching Business
  • Prepare to Get Motivated
  • Differences Between Consulting & Coaching
  • Establishing Your Expertise
  • Setting Up Your Business
  • Choosing a Target Market
  • Setting Up Your Office
  • Finding Those First Clients
  • Deciding How Much to Charge
  • Creating Coaching Packages
  • Profit and Loss
  • Running Your Business
  • Improving Your Offerings
  • Keeping Those First Clients
  • Sales and Marketing Systems
  • Making a Profit
  • Company Operations Handbook
  • Publicizing Your Business
  • Hiring an Office Manager

All necessary materials are included.


System Requirements:

System Requirements:

Internet Connectivity Requirements:
  • Cable and DSL internet connections are recommended for the best experience.
Hardware Requirements:
  • CPU: 1 GHz or higher
  • RAM: 2 GB or higher
  • Resolution: 1280 x 720 or higher
  • Speakers / Headphones
  • Microphone (Webinar / Live Online sessions)
Operating System Requirements:
  • Microsoft Windows 7 or 10 (Home, Pro)
  • Mac OSX 10 or higher.
  • Latest Chrome OS
  • Latest Linux Distributions

NOTE: While we understand that our courses can be viewed on Android and iPhone devices, we do not recommend the use of these devices for our courses. The size of these devices do not provide a good learning environment for students taking online or live online based courses.

Web Browser Requirements:
  • Latest Google Chrome is recommended for the best experience.
  • Latest Mozilla FireFox
  • Latest Microsoft Edge
  • Latest Apple Safari
Basic Software Requirements (These are recommendations of software to use):
  • Office suite software (Microsoft Office, OpenOffice, or LibreOffice)
  • PDF reader program (Adobe Reader, FoxIt)
  • Courses may require other software that is denoted in the above course outline.

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