Practicum in Health Coaching

Course Description

Preparation to operate as competent professional health coaches. Students develop their coaching competencies by completing a minimum of 50 hours of coaching in a healthcare environment. Supervision by the course instructor, who has knowledge of and experience in coaching best practices.

Learning Outcomes

  • Practice core coaching competencies with clients.
  • Experience self as a coach and as an instrument of change.
  • Create productive and fulfilling relationships in the coaching role.
  • Determine their own coaching style.
  • Develop a coaching toolkit to apply to coaching practice.
  • Participate in a transformational learning experience that combined theory and best practices with mentoring and coaching from a professional coach.
  • Demonstrate deepened listening skills.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the coaching relationship.
  • Recognize how the use of coaching tools can target and facilitate growth in their coaching clients.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of coaching the ‘whole person.’

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School of Health and Human Services

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