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2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HWP 356 - The Science and Practice of Health Coaching (4)

An introduction to the science, principles, and techniques of health coaching. Students will explore the science behind health coaching and learn how to develop a strong working alliance with clients that serves as a foundation for exploring and initiating health behavior change. Students will develop skills in effective interpersonal communication, conducting client interviews and wellness assessments, client-led goal setting, strengths-based and trauma-informed interventions, empowering and engaging clients in health behavior changes, and cross-disciplinary collaboration in integrated care settings. Prerequisites: HWP 223, 224, and 225, or permission of instructor. Even years Fall.