40-hour virtual classroom
Thursdays, 3:00-5:00 PM PT
No class 6/8
20-hour video instruction on coaching methods
15-hour video instruction on healthy lifestyle
Three intensive practicum feedback sessions*
7/20, 8/17, 9/7 from 1:00-5:15 PM PT
$4,695 Regular Registration
$4,195 Early Registration
55-hour program for returning students. If you have already completed the first three streaming video courses through CEC you may just register for the Alumni Program. Contact us to see if you qualify.
$3,195 Special alumni-only tuition
*The completion of all three intensive practicum feedback sessions is an NBHWC-imposed requirement for their Practical Skills Assessment. In order to complete the program, your participation is required.
—Lisa Hardesty, Ph.D., L.P., ACPEC
Privacy: we do not release contact information.
Includes the following topics:
—Lisa Hand, MD, BCC
Barbara Fredrickson, Ph.D., Author of Positivity and Love 2.0; Jeffrey E. Auerbach, Ph.D., MCC, Author of the Well-Being Coaching Workbook, and co-author of Positive Psychology in Coaching; Robert Emmons, Ph.D., Editor in Chief, Journal of Positive Psychology and Author of Thanks! How the New Science of Gratitude Can Make You Happier, Cynthia Ackrill, MD, Certified Wellness Coach and Boardmember of the American Institute of Stress; Relly Nadler, Psy.D., MCC, Author of Leading with Emotional Intelligence; Cathy Greenberg, Ph.D., PCC, Author of What Happy Working Mothers Know; Jonathan Aronoff, Ph.D., PCC; Lynn Jones, DSW, PCC; Patricia Schwartz, M.A., PCC; and Bobbie Sue Wolk, MS, PCC, BCC.
Refunds are allowed up to two weeks before a start of this program less a $200 administrative fee, unless the student has already completed any video course associated with this program, in which case there is a $400 administrative fee. A student may switch to a future program date up to three days prior to the course start, less a $200 administrative fee. If a student is requesting a refund or a change, they must submit a written request, and it must be received no less than two weeks before the start date of the live program. The written request must include the reason for requesting the refund or change. Within two weeks of the start of the program there are no refunds for any reason. If a student wishes to change to a later program, within three days of the start of the program or once a program has begun, they may do so if it is no longer than four weeks from the start of the live program, with a $300 administrative fee, however there are no changes permitted after that time period. If a course must be cancelled due to a natural disaster, crisis or instructor illness, the course will be rescheduled.
This program is approved by the International Coach Federation, the Center for Credentialing and Education, and the National Board for Health and Wellness Coaching (NBHWC). The National Board for Health and Wellness Coaches (NBHWC) and the National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME) (the same agency that conducts the licensing exams for physicians) have launched a national certification for health and wellness coaches. This program also meets the current educational credentialing requirements for the International Coach Federation Associate Certified Coach Approved Coach Specific Training Hours (ACSTH) Path and for the Board Certified Coach (BCC) Credential offered by the Center for Credentialing and Education.
ICF Description of the Positive Psychology Wellness Coaching Program
Continuing Education: 60 CE Hours for the full program. This program is approved by the International Coach Federation, the Center for Credentialing and Education, and the National Board for Health and Wellness Coaching (NBHWC). The International Consortium for Credentialing Health and Wellness Coaches and the National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME) (the same agency that conducts the licensing exams for physicians) have launched a national certification for health and wellness coaches. This program also meets the educational credentialing requirements for the International Coach Federation Associate Certified Coach ACSTH and Portfolio Path and for the Board Certified Coach Credential offered by the Center for Credentialing and Education.
Psychologists: CEC is approved by the American Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. CEC maintains responsibility for the program. The California MCEP accrediting agency accepts APA approved courses for California psychologists. MFTs and Social Worker Continuing Education: These courses meet the qualifications for continuing education credit for MFTs, Professional Counselors and LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences, as well as many other states. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CEP 15517, for 60 contact hours.