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Health Coach Specialist - March 2024

6 Week Course - Start the online training as soon as you've booked!

  • Starts 5 Mar 2024
  • 1,950 Australian dollars
  • Online

Available spots

Service Description

The Health Coach Specialist is ideal for both health professionals and non-health professionals who want to learn the foundation skills of coaching. It is also a perfect next step for those who have studied basic motivational interviewing. - 6 weekly webinars - Tuesday 12-4PM (Melb/Sydney time) - Online training modules - access immediately - Weekly webinars for coaching practice and group mentoring - Downloadable resources and coaching challenges - Private peer support group - ADDITIONAL THURSDAY NIGHT SESSIONS (7-8.15pm Melb/Sydney time) for those who can't make the day webinars - recap and practice coaching skills What we cover in this training: Principles and mindset of health coaching - Health behaviour change principles, models and techniques - Coaching approach and mindset - Positive psychology and appreciative inquiry Relationship building skills - Foundations of empathy, trust and awareness - Encouraging curiosity and autonomy - Strategies for effective communication - Empowered listening and questioning Readiness to change - Assessing readiness to change behaviour/s - Communication strategies to match readiness - Tailored approaches to increase readiness Motivation and Importance - Strategies to increase motivation to change - Values and strengths identification - Addressing ‘sustain’ talk (the patient’s reasons for not changing their behaviours) and discord (disharmony in the relationship) Overcoming barriers - Assessing and planning for barriers - Enhancing facilitators of health change - Identifying gaps in support, skills and knowledge Supporting Patients to Set Goals and Take Action - Setting of SMART goals - Developing an action plan - Methods of tracking and evaluation - Review and follow up Health Coaching Practice Requirements - Scope of Practice - Ethical conduct In this practical and evidence based course you will learn the specialist coaching skills and theories to empower clients to harness their motivation and support them to build confidence, self-awareness, positivity, focusing on strengths as they utilise learnings from past failures and successes to overcome barriers and increase facilitators for change. This course is ideal for health professionals, fitness professionals, those who are considering a career in health and/or are on their own health journey. HCANZA Approved Program Provider.

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