Continuing Education (CEs) for Coaches

Whether you’re looking to maintain your certification with the National Board for Health & Wellness Coaches, or you enjoy expanding your coaching knowledge and skills, The Center Within offers both group coaching and online courses specifically focused on helping you develop your skills, knowledge, and resources as a coach. 

Live Group Coaching Courses

BEING HUMAN for Certified Coaches:

Group Coaching for Transformational Growth​

Starts Fall 2020

This 4-month group coaching series is designed to create community, expand perspectives, accelerate development, and ignite creativity as we support you and your coaching practice. It is intended for holistic coaches and practitioners with a desire to deepen their understanding and skills supporting human development and transformation.

Resources

Expanding YOUR Coaching Practice and Business for NBC-HWCs

The Center Within, LLC is offering a 3 month group coaching series beginning Fall 2020 designed to provide “supervision and training” for a group of NBC-HWC committed to expanding their health and wellness coaching practice and business. 

It will be facilitated by Michele Rae, NBC-HWC. She is graduate faculty at the U of MN in the health coaching program in the Earl E Bakken Center for Spirituality & Healing and NB-HWC CE provider.

12 CE Credits

  • Facilitated by Michele Rae & Theresa Nutt
  • Group meets on Wednesdays at 6:30pm CST
  • 5 two-hour sessions over three months
  • Sessions take place via Zoom, an online video conferencing platform

Build a Thriving Group Coaching Practice: Everything You Need to Successfully Run Groups Online

Group health coaching is a vital tool for health and wellness coaches because it is the wave of the future. National movement toward group health coaching and group visits has been a trend in the past few years, and the interest is growing. Group health coaching allows us to reach more people for three reasons: it offers reduced participation coasts, it creates an instant community of support around a common experience and it decreases the time investment on the part of the coach. Translating coaching skills to hold space for multiple people while navigating the many moving parts that need to be tended to in a group requires skill and practice. This series will prepare you to design, market, and deliver your group coaching offering.

10 CE Credits for NBC-HWC

The Conventional and Integrative Treatment of Common Clinical Conditions

Clients will come to health coaching with a variety of clinical conditions, seeking support in navigating their treatment options while trying to maintain wellness in the process. Health coaches are uniquely positioned to help their clients figure out what is important to them by identifying their values, motivations and strengths. From this vantage point, a client can make informed decisions about their care. A coach with knowledge of how common conditions are treated by both the conventional medicine and integrative medicine communities is uniquely positioned to help clients assemble a plan of care that maximizes their wellbeing and gives them the best of all options regarding healthcare. In addition to looking at treatment options, this course will look holistically at the experience of living with and managing these common conditions, so you can meet your clients with deeper empathy.

10 CE Credits for NBC-HWC

Recorded CE Offerings

Building Your Coaching Practice

Enhancing Your Coaching Business

No matter where you are in your coaching practice development, if you are an entrepreneur or offering services inside an organization, taking time to step back and evaluate your business or program is valuable. 

This course offers a step by step approach to systematically reviewing your business with specific tools and techniques to sharpen your focus and amplify your business. 

This course is approved by NBHWC (National Board for Health & Wellness Coaching) for NBC-HWC (Nationally Board Certified Health and Wellness Coaches) for 2 CE credits.

Sounds of Healing for Wellness Professionals

Healing music for self care and clients energy healing journey

Healing music can play a unique role, augmenting one’s self-care methods and contributing richness to one’s personal energy healing journey. This experiential course will explore how music nurtures you, the healer/wellness professional, and those you serve.

Tami Briggs, therapeutic harpist, weaves together practical tips, powerful stories and plays musical examples, demonstrating music’s role in wellness—for yourself and those you serve.

This course is approved by NBHWC (National Board for Health & Wellness Coaching) for NBC-HWC (Nationally Board Certified Health and Wellness Coaches) for 2 CE credit

Communication Techniques of Appreciative Inquiry and Motivational Interviewing for Health and Wellness

What would it be like to connect more deeply with your clients and expand your tools to help move them forward in their process to optimal health and wellness?

Motivational Interviewing techniques offer ways to help clients hear themselves, explore more deeply, uncover ambivalence, resistance, and discrepancies between intentions and actions, and move into action with clarity and insight. Appreciative Inquiry techniques help clients build a sense of self-efficacy and personal empowerment as they build on prior successes in their lives. These two skill sets in combination give a coach a breadth of knowledge and tools to draw on for a wide variety of clients with differing needs.
 

This course is approved by NBHWC (National Board for Health & Wellness Coaching) for NBC-HWC (Nationally Board Certified Health and Wellness Coaches) for 1 CE credit.

Supporting Health and Wellness during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic

How are you staying informed, balanced and in your power?

We are amidst a declared pandemic. Are people coming to you from all areas of your life asking about how to support themselves, healthy lifestyles to boost immunity and sharing their fears? We as NBC-HWCs are such a GREAT resource to our clients, patients and others who are looking for tools for health and wellness and a safe supportive space to be heard. How are you staying informed, balanced and in your power? During this live webinar, we will have online chat discussions as well as sharing practical tips and tools for ourselves and those we serve during this uncertain and stressful time.
 

This course is approved by NBHWC (National Board for Health & Wellness Coaching) for NBC-HWC (Nationally Board Certified Health and Wellness Coaches) for 1 CE credit.

Identifying and Moving Clients Along Stages of Change for Health and Wellness

Are you ready to personalize your coaching interventions to support clients in all different stages of readiness?

Health coaches are always looking for ways to better understand and meet their clients where they are that informs how they move clients into action. Prochaska’s Transtheoretical Model provides a framework for identifying what stage of readiness clients are in around their desired lifestyle change. And learning how to listen for the client’s stage of readiness as well as what is likely happening behind the scenes provides coaches with specific coaching interventions that meet clients in 5 distinct stages of change. Are you ready to personalize your coaching interventions to support clients in all different stages of readiness? The framework covered in this workshop will deepen your ability to work with a variety of clients that come into your practice.
 

This course is approved by NBHWC (National Board for Health & Wellness Coaching) for NBC-HWC (Nationally Board Certified Health and Wellness Coaches) for 1 CE credit.

Mindful Communication for Health and Wellness

How can enhancing your ability to speak clearly, ask powerful open-ended questions and listen deeply improve your practice?

During this workshop, we will offer tools to deepen your skills in nonviolent and authentic communication in listening and speaking. Our clients and patients often discuss their desire to improve their ability to resolve conflict as it elevates stress if they utilize poor communication such as being passive or aggressive. Learn techniques to strengthen communication in all circumstances for yourself and your clients. 
 

This course is approved by NBHWC (National Board for Health & Wellness Coaching) for NBC-HWC (Nationally Board Certified Health and Wellness Coaches) for 1 CE credit.

Individual, Relational and Organizational Health & Wellbeing

Your Guide to Optimal Personal and Professional Health

Individual, Relational & Organizational Health & Wellbeing is a 5-part course designed to deepen your understanding of many important aspects of physical, emotional, relational, organizational, and financial health. We weave together aspects of mental and spiritual health into all areas we explore. This course contains cutting edge research and resources to optimize your own wellbeing and provide practical applications for your patients and clients.  

This course is approved by NBHWC (National Board for Health & Wellness Coaching) for NBC-HWC (Nationally Board Certified Health and Wellness Coaches) for 5 CE credits.

Enhancing Emotional and Social Intelligence for Health and Wellness

Health coaches and holistic providers utilize mindfulness, emotional and social intelligence throughout our encounters with every client and patient.

As practitioners, our level of development directly impacts our capacity to be of service to others. We will discuss specific aspects, skills and actionable development of EI and SI for ourselves and those we serve. 
 

This course is approved by NBHWC (National Board for Health & Wellness Coaching) for NBC-HWC (Nationally Board Certified Health and Wellness Coaches) for 1 CE credit.

Cultivating Inner and Outer Transformation Amidst Stressful Times

Are there opportunities for positive insights, paradigm shifts, and transformation while humanity is experiencing this COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic?

We know from the research what we focus on grows. We as health and wellness coaches know that during times of suffering, chaos, rapid change, and anxiety there is an opening for deep growth and development. How do we choose empowering behaviors and actions that support this positive transformation in ourselves and those we serve?
 

This course is approved by NBHWC (National Board for Health & Wellness Coaching) for NBC-HWC (Nationally Board Certified Health and Wellness Coaches) for 1 CE credit.

Mindfulness: A Key Ingredient in Health and Wellness

What is mindfulness?

Mindfulness has become a household word but what is it really? How can a health and wellness coach integrate mindfulness practices in their own life to enhance their relationships, quality of life, and their coaching skills?  How can a coach model and teach mindfulness to their clients? Join Dr. Pauline Lucas to learn all about the science and practice of mindfulness and how to integrate mindfulness and meditation practices in your own life as well as in your practice.
 

This course is approved by NBHWC (National Board for Health & Wellness Coaching) for NBC-HWC (Nationally Board Certified Health and Wellness Coaches) for 1 CE credit.

Getting Started on Social Media For Health and Wellness Coaches

New to social media or need a good review of the basics?

This course offers an overview of popular social media platforms, advice on how to choose the platform that’s right for your organization, and resources for getting started. Attendees will learn about how to create an online presence and authentically connect with their clients through social media. This course is designed for NBC-HWC’s who are new to using social media for business or those looking for a review of the basics.
 

This course is approved by NBHWC (National Board for Health & Wellness Coaching) for NBC-HWC (Nationally Board Certified Health and Wellness Coaches) for 1 CE credit.

Introduction to Group Coaching for Health and Wellness

Group health coaching is a vital tool in a health and wellness coach's toolkit because it is the wave of the future.

National movement toward group health coaching and group visits has been a trend the past few years. Group health coaching allows us to reach more people for three reasons: it offers reduced participation costs, it creates an instant community of support around a common experience, and it decreases the time investment on the part of the coach. Translating coaching skills to hold space for multiple people while navigating the many moving parts that needed to be tended to in a group requires skill and practice. This webinar introduces you to the basic overview of what group coaching is, the skills you need to develop as you work with groups, and the subtleties of group facilitation that support ease and flow in the process.
 

This course is approved by NBHWC (National Board for Health & Wellness Coaching) for NBC-HWC (Nationally Board Certified Health and Wellness Coaches) for 1 CE credit.

Strategies For Supporting Behavior Change

Strategies for supporting and enhancing client behavior

This presentation will focus on strategies for supporting and enhancing client behavior change for coaches working with clients one-on-one or in groups. Participants will explore how to optimize their role and apply strategies to support client success. Objectives include recognition of necessary components for behavior change, identification of strategies to enable progress with behavior change, and exploration of ways to enable clients to use appropriate strategies.

This webinar is approved by NBHWC (National Board for Health & Wellness Coaching) for NBC-HWC (Nationally Board Certified Health and Wellness Coaches) for 1 CE credit.

Holistic Treatment of Common Clinical Conditions

Could you use an overview of common clinical conditions?

A health and wellness coach with knowledge of how common conditions are treated by both the conventional medicine and integrative medicine communities is uniquely positioned to help clients assemble a plan of care that maximizes their wellbeing and gives them the best of all options regarding healthcare. In addition to an overview of treatment options, we will look holistically at the experience of living with and managing these common conditions, so you can meet your clients with deeper empathy.

This webinar is approved by NBHWC (National Board for Health & Wellness Coaching) for NBC-HWC (Nationally Board Certified Health and Wellness Coaches) for 1 CE credit.

Live Webinars

NBC-HWC Webinar Series

Holistic Treatment of Common Clinical Conditions

Thursday, August 27th
12:00pm - 1:00pm CST

Could you use an overview of common clinical conditions? A health and wellness coach with knowledge of how common conditions are treated by both the conventional medicine and integrative medicine communities is uniquely positioned to help clients assemble a plan of care that maximizes their wellbeing and gives them the best of all options regarding healthcare. In addition to an overview of treatment options, we will look holistically at the experience of living with and managing these common conditions, so you can meet your clients with deeper empathy.

This webinar is approved by NBHWC (National Board for Health & Wellness Coaching) for NBC-HWC (Nationally Board Certified Health and Wellness Coaches) for 1 CE credit.

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