« Back

Course Catalog

Health Coach

Health Coach Certificate Program: Students will be trained to serve as an individual's primary contact for long-term identification and maintenance of health issues, undergoing standardized training as a health partner.

Health Coach Certificate

Emory Continuing Education’s 12-week Health Coach Certificate Program – approved by the International Consortium for Health & Wellness Coaching (ICHWC) -- combines self-paced learning (online/live and recorded classes) with independent and mentored coaching practice. Curriculum includes health-related topics covered by experts in diabetes, cancer survivorship, older adults, heart health, exercise and movement, healthy eating, mental health, pain, and work-life balance.

After this program, students will be able to:
  • Implement key motivational interviewing skills and demonstrate an adherence to the coaching process in a coaching session
  • Explore strategies to assist clients with creating successful SMART goals and action plans and identify and plan around obstacles
  • List the central elements of the Transtheoretical Model of Change and identify where a client is as regards readiness to change and stages of change
  • Define the role of positive psychology in health coaching
  • Explain the benefits of a mindfulness practice and the origins of Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction
  • Define an integrative approach to health and wellness
  • List platforms and venues to deliver health coaching
  • Explain the difference between coaching and educating and define scope of practice
  • List the common risk factors for the development of heart disease, stroke, diabetes, cancer, obesity, chronic pain and the lifestyle habits that can prevent or mitigate these common conditions

CLICK HERE FOR REQUIRED BOOK

CLICK HERE FOR ADDITIONAL REQUIRED BOOK

CLICK HERE FOR OPTIONAL MATERIALS
Section: HEALTHCOACH (08SEP18) -- Learn More...
Start Date: Sep 8, 2018 End Date: Dec 9, 2018 Tuition: $3,495.00
Campus: Executive ParkExecutive ParkOnline Instructor: Leila Finn; Kay Stewart Must Apply