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XMED-522 - Health & Wellness Coaching Skills I

Oct 3—4
2 days
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
USD 1190
USD 595 per day

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Description

Health Coaching Skills I offers an overview of health coaching and its relevance in today’s healthcare infrastructure. Content, discussion, and application include key theoretical models, coaching processes, and practitioner methods used to accomplish effective health behavior change. Additional topics include self-awareness and self-reflection as learners. Class activities include small group discussion and triad coaching circles skills practice.

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to:

  • Explain why health coaching is relevant in today’s healthcare infrastructure
  • Develop a personalized definition of health coaching
  • Differentiate between health coaching and counseling or other medical care approaches
  • Evaluate successful elements in promoting health behavior change
  • Examine models used in understanding and successfully promoting health behavior change
  • Demonstrate health coaching skills in triad coaching circles
  • Develop and conduct health coaching contracting sessions with a client
  • Describe and demonstrate client discovery sessions
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XMED-523 - Health & Wellness Coaching Skills II

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Nov 7—8
2 days
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
USD 1190
USD 595 per day

Description

This course focuses on the application of essential coaching skills and behavior change theories. Students will develop an individualized Health Coaching Approach with methodologies in mindfulness, motivational interviewing and the 5 phases of the Georgetown HWC coaching model. Methods for setting client-centered goals and actions are presented. Additional topics include knowing when to refer and the ethics of coaching.

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to:

  • Describe the structure and flow of a coaching session and a coaching engagement.
  • Apply behavior change models and motivational interviewing skills to support positive health choices
  • Practice conducting initial and intermediate coaching sessions, including vision, health assessment, goal setting and overcoming barriers
  • Practice coaching techniques, both in one-on-one and group settings
  • Identify when to refer clients to resources outside the coaching setting
  • Analyze ethical issues related to coaching according to the ICHWC and ICF Code of Ethics.
  • Formulate an individualized Health Coaching Approach