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Health Coaching Certification Program

Prerequisite: You must have completed the MI Certification Program and be certified at level 1 or higher to sign up for this program.

 

Who:  This program is designed primarily for individuals with at least a high-school education who seek to work full- or part-time as a health coach in a clinical or community setting. The program also welcomes lay and professional non-clinical and clinical healthcare workers at all levels, since the training is a valuable tool for learning how to provide more patient-centered care.

What:  An interactive, self-paced program that provides an overview of behavior change theory and strategies, best practices of self-management prescribed for the most common chronic conditions, and evidence-based lifestyle management practices, emphasizing behavior change science and strategies for counseling patients and helping them to adopt healthier lifestyles.

When:  Available soon.

Where: 100% online; complete at your own pace/convenience.

How: Lecture, practice activities, feedback on assignments, and case study competency assessment.

Requirements for Successfully Completing the Course:  Completion of modules, satisfactory completion of assignments, and passing score on competency-based activity.

Certification levels provided:  All those completing course requirements will be certified as either a Level 1 (Client-centered), Level 2 (Competent), or Level 3 (Proficient) Health Coach based on their completed MI competency assessment.

Estimated time required: 12 hours

Fee: $495 – Includes online training modules, competency assessment, and standardized patient experience. 50% discount available for Tennessee Population Health Consortium Members and Partner Organizations. Email sbutter1@uthsc.edu for more details.

Program launch date:  To be announced soon.

Check out our HEALTH COACHING TOOLKIT to learn more about how to sustainably integrate health coach services into your practices:

Jul 21, 2022