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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 (20JAN18)
Dates: Jan 20, 2018 - Apr 22, 2018 Time: 8:30 AM
Tuition: $3,495.00 Instructor: Leila Finn; Michael F Healy; Elizabeth Novy; Melissa Jones 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
01/20/2018 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM Classroom Executive Park
01/21/2018 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM Classroom Executive Park
01/25/2018 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Online Session Online
02/01/2018 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Online Session Online
02/08/2018 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Online Session Online
02/15/2018 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Online Session Online
02/22/2018 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Online Session Online
03/01/2018 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Online Session Online
03/08/2018 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Online Session Online
03/15/2018 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Online Session Online
03/22/2018 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Online Session Online
03/29/2018 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Online Session Online
04/05/2018 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Online Session Online
04/12/2018 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Online Session Online
04/21/2018 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM Classroom Executive Park
04/22/2018 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM Classroom TBD

Additional Information

Final Enrollment:
 
Clock Hours: 62.5