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Wellness Coaching Techniques

The overarching aim of this course is to familiarize the student with evidence-based counseling strategies that can be used to improve healthy lifestyle habits through theory-based health behavior change programs. Students will learn how to take the theories and strategies from Health Behavior Change, with a particular emphasis on the transtheoretical model, social cognitive theory, cognitive and behavioral strategies, and relapse prevention, and apply them during one-on-one counseling sessions. This course focuses on a client-centered approach to counseling which includes learning and practicing motivational interviewing techniques. A variety of experiential activities will be completed to assist students in becoming confident and effective behavior change counselors. The course has particular relevance to students who plan to be exercise specialists, nutritionists, health educators, physical therapists, physical assistants, nurses, psychologists and other health care professionals.

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2015 Fall

Section Class Number Weekly Schedule Time Instructor Location
01 12595 Th 05:30 PM - 08:15 PM Chiofar,Linda Joyce W01-0034 More Info
02 2382 TuTh 04:00 PM - 05:15 PM Chiofar,Linda Joyce M01-0206 More Info
03 4432 MWF 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM Simpson,Patricia Fullen M01-0206 More Info

2015 Spring

Section Class Number Weekly Schedule Time Instructor Location
01 2287 W 04:00 PM - 06:45 PM Chiofar,Linda Joyce S02-0063 More Info
03 4262 TuTh 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM Lade,Abbey Nichole M01-0206 More Info
04 4497 MWF 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM Chiofar,Linda Joyce M01-0420 More Info

2015 Summer

Section Class Number Weekly Schedule Time Instructor Location
01B 1293 MW 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM Jennings,Ernestine G W01-0031 More Info