Integrative Health Coaching empowers clients to make lasting behavior changes that are the foundation for a lifetime of well-being. An Integrative Health Coach can help people find ways to successfully implement healthy lifestyle behaviors into their lives.
Duke Integrative Medicine offers two courses to train you as an Integrative Health Coach. All participants start with our Foundation Course, focusing on core competencies of Integrative Health Coaching. Following the Foundation Course, participants who desire advanced training may register for our Certification Course.
This course combines an online curriculum with onsite face-to-face training in order to accommodate the schedules of busy professionals. This combination provides students with hands-on experiential practice of their new skills, preparing graduates to immediately utilize their skills.
At the conclusion of the Foundation Course, participants will have met the following learning objectives:
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Application Deadline: July 3, 2017
Early Registration Deadline: June 23, 2017
Registration Closes: July 7, 2017
Registration Opens by: June 1, 2017
Application Deadline: October 2, 2017
Early Registration Deadline: September 22, 2017
Registration Closes: October 6, 2017
The Foundation Course is conducted through two onsite, 5-day training modules and distance-learning components. These onsite training modules are spaced approximately eight weeks apart and include lectures, small-group learning exercises, live coaching demonstrations, experiential practice, and mentored feedback. The distance-learning components include five web-based training modules on coaching topics, eight coaching demonstration videos, and four 90-minute telephonic skills practice sessions. Course completion includes a written examination to demonstrate knowledge of the core competencies of the integrative health coaching model.
Those who successfully complete all the course modules and requirements will earn a Certificate of Completion, Continuing Education Units, and International Coach Federation Continuing Coach Education (CCE) Credits.
International Consortium for Health & Wellness Coaching (ICHWC): This program is an ICHWC-Approved Transition Program. Successful graduates meet the training eligibility requirements (for the Transition Phase) to sit for the HWC Certifying Examination required for health & wellness coaches to become National Board Certified Health & Wellness Coaches (NBC-HWC).
The minimum system requirements for participation are as follows:
Admission into the Foundation Course is by application only and registration is limited. Applicants must hold a minimum of a bachelor’s degree, which may be in any field of study. Exceptions may be made for those with 3-5 years of experience in a medical or allied health field such as medicine, nursing, physical therapy, health education, exercise physiology, psychotherapy, or nutrition.
There is no fee to apply to the Foundation Course. To complete the application, please have a copy of your current resume or curriculum vitae readily available for upload. You may access the online application here: online application. Please allow two weeks for Duke Integrative Medicine to review your application and notify you of the acceptance decision.
Accepted applicants will receive instructions on how to register for the course. Standard Duke Integrative Medicine cancellation policies apply.
Duke Integrative Medicine Health Coach Professional Training Program – Foundation Course (January 30-April 21, 2017; April 17-June 30, 2017)
Sponsored by Duke Integrative Medicine
Provided by Duke University Health System Clinical Education & Professional Development
Joint Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, Duke University Health System Clinical Education & Professional Development is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Physicians: Duke University Health System Clinical Education & Professional Development designates this live activity for 81.8 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Partial credit is not awarded.
Nursing: Duke University Health System Clinical Education & Professional Development designates this live activity for 81.8 credit hours for nurses. Partial credit is not awarded.
Pharmacists: This activity is assigned Universal Activity (UAN) # for Pharmacists: 0851-0000-16-075-B04-P, and is accredited for 81.75 hours. Partial credit is not awarded.
Note: All target audience members are eligible to receive Joint Accreditation (JA) continuing education credits for this activity. No attendance certificates are issued for this course. Should you have any questions regarding acceptance of JA continuing education credits by credentialing bodies, boards, or professional organizations or associations must be submitted directly to those entities.
Resolution of Conflict of Interest
Duke University Health System Clinical Education and Professional Development has implemented a process to resolve any potential conflicts of interest for each continuing education activity in order to help ensure content objectivity, independence, fair balance, and the content that is aligned with the interest of the public.
It is the policy of Duke University Health System Clinical Education and Professional Development to require the disclosure of anyone who is in a position to control the content of an educational activity. All relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests and/or manufacturers must be disclosed to participants at the beginning of each activity.
Summary of Faculty/Speaker Disclosure and Planning Committee Disclosure
The following speakers and/or planning committee members have indicated they have no relationship(s) with industry to disclose relative to the content of this CE activity:
The following speakers and/or planning committee members have indicated that they have relationship(s) with industry to disclose:
The International Coach Federation (ICF) has approved this program for Coach Education (CCE) hours: 60.5 CCEs in Core Competencies and 13.5 CCEs in Resource Development.