Advanced Health Coaching Semin

Course Description

Opportunity to explore advanced topics in health coaching. Students will demonstrate learning through assignments including: reading of primary texts, virtual discussions and application of learned material via written work. Students will acquire a depth of knowledge and understanding of ways to serve their clients as health coach.

Learning Outcomes

  • Evaluate models of wellness coaching.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of motivational interviewing and related communication styles.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the core skills of motivational interviewing and when to use it, as well as why it is important for health coaching.
  • Define ‘change talk’ and how to use it to help coaching clients get ‘unstuck’ and move forward.
  • Create a Coaching Agreement and Policies and Procedures manual.
  • Discuss ambivalence and motivation and how to determine when either or both are occurring in a coaching conversation.
  • Recognize how and when to use tools with clients and develop a personal Coaching Toolkit.

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School of Health and Human Services

“Our faculty members are nationally recognized across a broad spectrum of health profession disciplines and prepare students for success in the ever-evolving health care field.”
School of Health and Human Services
Sarah H. and Caryl F.
Class of 2019, Military Servicemember and Class of 2019, respectively