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Health Coach Certificate

Description

Students attending this certificate program should have a Bachelor’s degree and/or healthcare related experience. Examples include Registered Dietitian/Nutritionists, Fitness professionals & trainers, recent graduates in the Predictive Health minor program at Emory or anyone with a Bachelor’s degree contemplating a career change into a health profession. Please contact the program advisor if you would like to discuss your situation in greater detail.

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Section: HEALTHCOACH (01APR17)
Dates: Apr 01, 2017 - Jul 02, 2017 Time: 8:30 AM
Tuition: $2,995.00 Instructor: Leila Finn; Kay Stewart; Elizabeth Novy; Melissa Jones; Melanie Prasad-Dehaney; Chandra White Must Apply
Course Learning Objectives

  • Define the role of a health coach including common strengths and weaknesses that impact effectiveness.
  • Describe American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) exercise and movement guidelines.
  • Evaluate health coaching as a business including an overview of the field and appropriate scope of practice.
  • Apply the stages of change and foundations of MBSR techniques in coaching situations.
  • Practice coaching skills in group settings including open ended questions, reflection, active listening, goal setting, and action planning.
  • Understand evidence-based complimentary care and making appropriate referrals.
  • Construct communication techniques designed to enhance motivation and facilitate behavior change in clients.
  • Discuss health issues related to the digestive system, endocrine system, cardiology and the health effects of pain.
  • Practice coaching techniques with focus on structure and planning.
  • Explore strategies to assist clients with creating successful action plans and overcoming obstacles.


Class Schedule

Date Times Meeting Type Location
04/01/2017 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM Classroom Executive Park
04/02/2017 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM Classroom Executive Park
04/04/2017 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Online Session Online
04/11/2017 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Online Session Online
04/18/2017 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Online Session Online
04/25/2017 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Online Session Online
05/02/2017 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Online Session Online
05/09/2017 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Online Session Online
05/16/2017 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Online Session Online
05/23/2017 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Online Session Online
05/30/2017 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Online Session Online
06/06/2017 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Online Session Online
06/20/2017 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Online Session Online
06/27/2017 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Online Session Online
07/01/2017 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM Classroom Executive Park
07/02/2017 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM Classroom Executive Park

Additional Information

Final Enrollment:
 
Clock Hours: 62.5