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Health Coach Training for Professionals

Today chronic, not acute conditions, are the biggest threats to public health. The Institute of Medicine, the World Health Organization, among others, agree that the roles of health care professionals are changing, which require skills and new approaches to care. With over 75% of total health care costs attributed to chronic conditions, and 85% of avoidable costs due to health behaviors, professionals who are prepared in health coaching and chronic care will continue to be in big demand.

HealthSciences Institute offers a number of opportunities for all members of the interdisciplinary care team—from nurses, physicians, to behavioral health professionals—to learn and demonstrate their proficiency in one of the fastest growing areas of health care:

Chronic Care Professional Training & Certification (CCP)
Since 2003, CCP, remains the only nationally recognized chronic care and health coaching learning and certification program. CCP is now recommended or required for staff in wellness, disease management and chronic care management programs around the country. CCP includes access to an award-winning online learning program, text, exam and 40 CE hours. CCP members also have access to the largest motivational interviewing (MI) and health coaching skill-building video library—over 30 more hours of CE for as little as $10 per hour. Learn more>

National Health Coaching Learning Collaborative
All professionals are invited to take advantage of no-cost, noncommercial, webinars offered via the not-for-profit PartnersInImprovement alliance. Each month, practice experts share information, insights and help build critical skills in chronic care and health coaching. A CE certificate is provided to participants and all events are preapproved for CCP recertification. CCP members now receive on-demand access to archived collaborative presentation videos and materials. Learn more >

Evidence-Based Health Coaching: MI in Action
(DVD Training Series)

HealthSciences has produced the first motivational interviewing (MI) training DVD series featuring MI experts coaching real patients with lifestyle issues or chronic diseases. The DVD features interviews, learning modules and vignettes. The RULE framework of MI is demonstrated, along with the brief five-step CCP health coaching model. Learn more >